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Birgitta Strandvik


Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Graduation (MD 1966)and PhD (1973)at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Assoc Professor in Pediatrics 1974-1989 Professor in Pediatrics at Gothenburg University 1990-2007. After retirement Senior Researcher at Gothenburg University and Karolinska Institutet.
Pro vice councellor at Gothenburg University 1993-95, President at Swedish Society of Medicine 1997-2000, President of European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN)1989-92 , Fellow of Royal Society of Science and Art in Gothenburg, Member of Swedish Society of Medicine, ESPGHAN, European Society of Cystic Fibrosis and Nordic Lipid Forum, Board member of International Society for Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids.
Until the year of my retirement (2007)in 25 years grants from the Swedish Research Council. Nowadays different smaller fundings (in Sweden profound age discrimination)
About 250 original papers, most in Pub Med. Some books, chapters etc.


  1. Strandvik B, Ntoumani E, Lundqvist Persson C, Sabel K. Long-chain saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids associate with development of premature infants up to 18 months of age. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2016;107:43-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results may have implications for the supplementation of premature infants. ..
  2. Turck D, Braegger C, Colombo C, Declercq D, Morton A, Pancheva R, et al. ESPEN-ESPGHAN-ECFS guidelines on nutrition care for infants, children, and adults with cystic fibrosis. Clin Nutr. 2016;35:557-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Obtaining a normal growth pattern in children and maintaining an adequate nutritional status in adults are major goals of multidisciplinary cystic fibrosis centers. ..

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