Short CV/Education and training

  • 1988 – 1993
    Medical training, Sun Yat-Sen Medical University

  • 1993 – 1994
    Physician, Guangzhou Respiratory Disease Research Institute

  • 1994 – 1999
    PhD studies, Division of Clinical Immunology, Karolinska Institutet

  • 1997 – 1998
    Visiting student in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • 2000
    Postdoctoral fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, USA

  • 2001 – 2003
    Postdoctoral fellow, Division of Clinical Immunology and the Center for Oral Biology, Karolinska Institutet

  • 2004 – 2007
    Associate professor, Division of Clinical Immunology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

  • 2005 – 2009
    Guest professor at the Department of Immunology, the School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University

  • 2008 – 2011
    Associate professor, senior researcher, Division of Clinical Immunology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

  • Since 2011
    Professor, Division of Clinical Immunology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

  • Since 2012
    Guest Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center

  • 2012
    Visiting Scientist, Boston Children's Hospital, Division of Immunology, Harvard Medical School

  • Since 2013
    Scientific advisor, Translational Cancer Research Center, Beijing Genome Institute (BGI research)

  • Since 2013, Visiting Professor, Rockefeller University

  • Since 2014, Guest Professor, Tianjing Medical University, Cancer Center

Selected publications

  • C. Weiner, Y. Hu, Q. Pan, H. Marcotte, A. Hultberg, D. Delwar, P. J. Van Dalen, P. H. Pouwels, R. J. Leer, C. G. Kelly, C. van Dollenweerd, J. K. Ma, L. Hammarström. 2002. In situ delivery of passive immunity by lactobacilli producing single-chain antibodies. Nat Biotech. 20:702-706.

  • Q. Pan, N. Matamoros, J. Björkander, M. E. Conley, L. Hammarström. 2002. Lack of IgA in C(mu)-deficient patients. Nat Immunol. 3:595.

  • Q. Pan-Hammarström, A. M. Jones, A. Lähdesmäki, W. Zhou, R. A. Gatti, L. Hammarström, A. Gennery, M. R. Ehrenstein. 2005. Impact of DNA ligase IV on nonhomologous end joining pathways during class switch recombination in human cell. J Exp Med. 201:189-194.

  • U. Salzer, H. M. Chapel, A. D. B. Webster, Q. Pan-Hammarström, A. Schmitt-Graeff, M. Schlesier, H. H. Peter, J. K. Rockstroh, P. Schneider, A. A. Schäffer, L. Hammarström, B. Grimbacher. 2005. Mutations in TNFRSF13B encoding TACI are associated with common variable immunodeficiency in humans. Nat Genet. 37:820-828.

  • Q. Pan-Hammarström, A. Lähdesmäki, Y, Zhao, L. Du, Z. Zhao, S. Wen, V. L. Ruiz-Perez, D. K. Dunn-Walters J. A. Goodship, L. Hammarström. 2006. Disparate roles of ATR and ATM in immunoglobulin class switch recombination and somatic hypermutation. J Exp Med. 203:99-110.

  • Q. Pan-Hammarström, U. Salzer, L. Du, J. Björkander, C. Cunningham-Rundles, D. L. Nelson, C. Bacchelli, H. B. Gaspar, S. Offer, T. W. Behrens, B. Grimbacher, L. Hammarström 2007. Reexamining the role of TACI coding variants in common variable immunodeficiency and selective IgA deficiency. Nat Genet. 39:429-430.

  • L. Du, M. van der Burg, S. W. Popov, A. Kotnis, J. J. M. van Dongen, A. R. Gennery, Q. Pan-Hammarström. 2008. Involvement of Artemis in non-homologous end-joining during immunoglobulin class switch recombination. J Exp Med. 205:3031-40.

  • R. C. Ferreira, Q. Pan-Hammarström, R. R. Graham, V. Gateva, G. Fontan, A. T. Lee, W. Ortmann, E. Urcelay, M. Fernandez-Arquero, C. Nunez, G. Jorgensen, B. R. Ludviksson, S. Koskinen, K. Haimila, H. F. Clark, L. Klareskog, P. K. Gregersen, T. W. Behrens, L. Hammarström. 2010. Association of IFIH1 and other autoimmunity risk alleles with selective IgA deficiency. Nat Genet. 42:777-780.

  • L. Du, R. Peng, A. Björkman, N. F. de Miranda, C. Rosner, A. Kotnis, M. Berglund, C. Liu, R. Rosenquist, G. Enblad, C. Sunström, M. Hojjat-Farsangi, H. Rabbani, M. R. Teixeira, P. Revy, A. Durandy, Y. Zeng, A. R. Gennery, J.-P. de Villartay, Q. Pan-Hammarström. 2012. Cernunnos influences human immunoglobulin class switch recombination and may be associated with B cell lymphomagenesis. J Exp Med. 209:291-305.

  • M. Jagodic, P. Stridh, A. K. B. Gad, A. Paine, K. Udekwu, L. K. Sjöholm, M. Svensson, Q. Pan-Hammarström. 2013. Nurture your scientific curiosity early in you research career. Nat Genet. 45:116-118.

  • N. F. C. C. de Miranda, R. Peng, K. Georgious, C. Wu, E. Sörqvist, M. Berglund, K. Lagerstedt, F. Roos, T. van Wezel, R. Rosenquist, C. Sundström, G. Enblad, M. Nilsson, Y. Zeng, D. Kipling, Q. Pan-Hammarström. 2013. DNA repair genes are selectively mutated in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas. J Exp Med. 210:1729-1742.

  • E. Enervald, L. Du, T. Visnes, A. Björkman, E. Lindgren, J. Wincent, G. Borck, L. Colleaux, V. Cormier-Daire, D. C. van Gent, J. Pie, B. Puisac, S. Kracker, L. Hammarström, J.-P. de Villartay, A. Durandy, J. Schoumans, L. Ström, Q. Pan-Hammarström. 2013. Regulatory role for the cohesin loader NIPBL in non homologous end joining during immunoglobulin class switch recombination. J Exp Med. 210:2503-2513.

  • N. F. C. C. de Miranda, L. Chen, K. Georgious, C. Wu, Z. Gao, S. Lisboa, G. Enblad, M. R. Teixeira, Y. Zeng, R. Peng, Q. Pan-Hammarström. 2014. Exome sequencing reveals novel mutation targets in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas derived from Chinese patients. Blood. 124:2544-2553.

  • J. Qian*, Q. Wang*, M. Dose*, N. Pruett*, K.-R. Kieffer-Kwon*, W. Resch, G. Liang, Z. Tang, E. Mathé, C. Benner, W. Dubois, S. Nelson, L. Vian, T. Y. Oliveira, M. Jankovic, I. T. Silva, O. Hakim, K. Yao, A. Gazumyan, C. T. Mayer, R. Pavri, P. Awasthi, B. Song, G. Liu, L. Chen, S. Zhu, L. Feigenbaum, L. Staudt, C. Murre, Y. Ruan, D. F. Robbiani, Q. Pan-Hammarström#, M. C. Nussenzweig# and R. Casellas#. B cell super-enhancers recruit AID tumorigenic activity. 2014. Cell. 59:1524-37.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • European Society for Immunodeficiency: 1995-; International Society for Mucosal Immunology: 1997-; Swedish Medical Society: 1999-; American Association of Immunologists: 2004-; American Society for Microbiology: 2007-.


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