Published: 30-10-2012 00:00 | Updated: 13-02-2014 11:23

44 new professors at Karolinska Institutet 2012

Karolinska Institutet's yearly installation ceremony is held on Tuesday October 30 at the Berwaldhallen concert hall in Stockholm. At the ceremony 44 new Professors, of which seven are Adjunct Professors, will be presented. Academic awards and prizes will also be announced.


  • Sonia Andersson, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Ellika Andolf, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Pontus Aspenström, Professor of Molecular Cell Biology including Cell Migration
  • Marie Bixo, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Klas Blomgren, Professor of Perinatal Brain Research
  • Marja-Liisa Dahl, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology
  • Erik Eliasson, Professor of Pharmacogenetics
  • Malin Ernberg, Professor of Clinical Oral Physiology
  • Johan Fastbom, Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology
  • Yvonne Forsell, Professor of Epidemiology
  • Caroline Graff, Professor of Genetic Dementia Research
  • Tibor Harkany, Professor of Neurobiology, especially Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Development
  • Thomas Helleday, Söderberg Jubilee Professorship in Translational Medical Research/Professor of Chemical Biology
  • Randall S. Johnson, Professor of Molecular Biology and Oxygen Physiology
  • Staffan Josephsson, Professor of Occupational Therapy
  • Sigga Kalman, Professor of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
  • Akira Kaneko, Professor of Global Health
  • Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, Professor of Vaccine Research
  • Miia Kivipelto, Professor of Clinical Geriatric Epidemiology
  • Pernilla Lagergren, Professor of Surgical Care Sciences
  • Mats Lambe, Professor of Medical Epidemiology
  • Staffan Lindblad, Professor of Medical Leadership, Organization and Innovation
  • Anders Lindén, Professor of Lung and Airway Research
  • Eva Nissen, Professor of Reproductive and Perinatal Nursing
  • Qiang Pan-Hammarström, Professor of Clinical Immunology
  • Paolo Parini, Professor of Clinical Chemistry
  • Marti Parker, Professor of Geriatric Epidemiology
  • Clas Rehnberg, Professor of Medical Leadership, Organization and Innovation
  • Mårten Risling, Professor of Anatomy
  • Olav Rooyackers, Professor of Experimental Anesthesia and Intensive Care
  • Martin Rottenberg, Professor of Infection Immunology
  • Ute Römling, Professor of Medical Microbial Physiology
  • Stephen Strom, Professor of Cell Transplantation Research
  • Anders Sönnerborg, Professor of Clinical Virology
  • Mats Trulsson, Professor of Oral Rehabilitation
  • Dag Årsland, Professor of Clinical Dementia Research at the Department of Neurobiology
  • Jan Östergren, Professor of Medicine

Adjunct Professors

  • Johanna Adami, Adjunct Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
  • Ulf Diczfalusy, Adjunct Professor of Steroid Biochemistry
  • Staffan Eksborg, Adjunct Professor of Paediatric Pharmacokinetics
  • Mats Eriksson, Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Filip Farnebo, Adjunct Professor of Plastic Surgery, especially Regenerative Medicine
  • Kerstin Sjögren Fugl-Meyer, Adjunct Professor of Sociology, especially Clinical Sexology
  • Marianne Kristiansson, Adjunct Professor of Forensic Psychiatry

Foreign adjunct professors