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Departments at the Institute


Internal medicine and clinical nutrition

Our research and education focus on endocrinology, gastroenterology, haematology, respiratory medicine, and allergology, clinical nutrion such as changes in energy balance and body composition. Rapid changes in energy balance (negative as well as positive) lead to ill health. Functional body composition mirrors effects of eg growth, pregnancy, lactation, aging and illness on skeletal muscle and bone and energy stores.

Research centres connected to the department
Krefting Research Center 
Centre for Bone and Arthritis Research (CBAR)

Head of department 
Claes Ohlson

Deputy directors
Marie Lagerquist 
Jörgen Isgaard

To the Department och Internal medicine and clinical nutrition

Molecular and Clinical Medicine

Our focus is on metabolic research; studies on regulation of metabolism in normal physiology, mechanisms for and consequences of metabolic dysfunction, and on developing strategies to prevent and treat its life-threatening complications.

Research centres connected to the department
Östra Hospital/Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine 
The Lundberg Laboratory 
The Wallenberg Laboratory for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research

Head of department
Malin Levin

Deputy directors 
Annika Rosengren 
Göran Bergström

To the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine

School of Public Health and Community Medicine

The core of our research is clinical public health epidemiology with the major themes: life course and ageing, environment, nutrition, gender, alcohol, social determinants, work ability, pharmaco-epidemiology, cardiovascular, metabolic, musculoskeletal and mental health.

Head of department
Max Petzold

Deputy Director 
Gunnel Hensing

To the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine - School of Public Health

Rheumatology and Inflammation 

The major theme of our research is inflammation, be it autoimmune, allergic, or infection-induced. Our research groups conduct studies of inflammatory diseases, ranging from fundamental basic research and animal models of disease to clinical research and patient rehabilitation.

Head of department
Lill Mårtensson-Bopp

Deputy Director
Tao Jin

To the Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation

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