Short CV/Education and training

  • 2011
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet

  • 2007
    Postdoc researcher, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

  • 2006
    PhD in Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet

  • 2002
    MSc in Nutrition, Stockholm University/Karolinska Institutet

Selected publications

  • Susanna C. Larsson has published 200 scientific papers (2004-Oct 2017); cited 8600 times, H-index=49 (Web of Science Oct 2017); cited 14 700 times, H-index=66 (Google Scholar).

  • Larsson SC, Burgess S, Michaëlsson K. Association of genetic variants related to serum calcium levels with coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction. JAMA 2017; 25;318(4):371-380.

  • Larsson SC, Scott, RA, Traylor, M, Langenberg C, Hindy G, Melander O, Orho-Melander M, Seshadri S, Wareham NJ, Markus HS. Type 2 diabetes, glucose, insulin, BMI and ischemic stroke subtypes: Mendelian randomization study. Neurology 2017;89(5):454-460.

  • Larsson SC, Wolk A, Håkansson N, Bäck M. Overall and abdominal obesity and incident aortic valve stenosis: two prospective cohort studies. Eur Heart J 2017;38:2192-2197.

  • Larsson SC, Drca N, Wolk A. Alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation: a prospective study and dose-response meta-analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol 2014;64:281-9.

  • Larsson SC, Virtamo J, Wolk A. Chocolate consumption and risk of stroke in women. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011;58:1828-9.



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Media coverage

  • Susanna C. Larsson is engaged in dissemination of research findings. According to Karolinska Institute's quantitative analysis of media, she was the most quoted researcher at Karolinska Institutet in 2012

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