Short CV/Education and training

  • 2013
    Docent in Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet

  • 2010
    PhD (Medical Sciences), Karolinska Institutet; “Epidemiologic studies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis”

  • 2004
    MD (Clinical Medicine), Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

Selected publications

  • Fang F, Valdimarsdóttir U, Bellocco R, Ronnevi LO, Sparén P, Fall K, Ye W. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Sweden 1991-2005. Arch Neurol. 2009; 66(4):515-9.

  • Fang F, Kamel F, Lichtenstein P, Bellocco R, Sparén P, Sandler DP, Ye W. Familial aggregation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Ann Neurol. 2009; 66(1):94-99.

  • Fang F, Keating NL, Mucci LA, Adami HO, Stampfer MJ, Valdimarsdóttir U, Fall K. Immediate risk of suicide and cardiovascular death after a prostate cancer diagnosis: cohort study in the United States. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010; 102(5):307-14.

  • Fang F, Fall K, Mittleman MA, Sparén P, Ye W, Adami HO, Valdimarsdóttir U. Suicide and cardiovascular death after a cancer diagnosis. New Engl J Med. 2012; 366:1310-8.

  • Mariosa D, Kamel F, Bellocco R, Ye W, Fang F. Association between diabetes and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Sweden. Eur J Neurol. 2015 Jan 19.

  • Lu D, Sundström K, Sparén P, Fall K, Sjölander A, Dillner J, Ylitalo N, Adami HO, Valdimarsdóttir U, Fang F. Bereavement is associated with an increased risk of HPV infection and cervical cancer: an epidemiological study in Sweden. Cancer Res. 2016;76(3):643-51.

  • Lu D, Andersson TML, Fall K, Hultman C, Czene K, Valdimarsdóttir U, Fang F. Mental Disorders Immediately Before and After Cancer Diagnosis: A Nationwide Matched Cohort Study in Sweden. JAMA Oncol. 2016;2(9):1188-96.

  • Roos E, Mariosa D, Ingre C, Lundholm C, Wirdefeldt K, Roos PM, Fang F. Depression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology;86(24):2271-7.

  • Shen Q*, Lu D*, Schelin MEC, Jöud A, Cao Y, Adami HO, Cnattingius S, Fall K, Valdimarsdottir U, Fang F. Injuries immediately before and after cancer diagnosis. BMJ. 2016;354:i4218.

  • Lu D, Ludvigsson JF, Smedby KE, Fall K, Valdimarsdottir U, Cnattingius S*, Fang F*. Maternal cancer during pregnancy and the risks of stillbirth and infant mortality. J Clin Oncol. In press.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ALSrisc: a population-based case-control study of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Stockholm, Sweden.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • National expert meeting member for the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research at the Swedish Research Council

  • Ordinary member of the Nomination Assembly at the Karolinska Institutet

  • Member of the Swedish Society of Medical Research

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