Anna-Karin Wikström

Professor at Department of Women's and Children's Health, Clinical Obstetrics

Visiting address:
MTC-huset, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B, 1 tr
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Akademiska sjukhuset
751 85 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Professor in obstetrics and gynecology, with a focus on research in obstetrics.

Born in Hudiksvall in 1965. Medical studies at Karolinska Institutet 1985-1991. Internship and resident training at Hudiksvalls hospital 1991-2000. Specialist in obstetrics and gynecology since 2001. Senior consultant since 2008. Dissertation in obstetrics and gynecology 2006, Uppsala University. Associate professor in obstetrics and gynecology 2011, Uppsala University. Post-doc at the unit of Clinical Epidemiology 2009-2011, Karolinska Institutet. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Karolinska Institutet 2016-2017. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Uppsala University since 2017.

Research in obstetrics.

The main focus is preeclampsia.

Principal investigator for:

  • IMPACT. Prediction of preeclampsia. Web-site:
  • Up-MOST. Biobank of preeclampsia. Research of the maternal brain in preeclampsia.

Several register-based studies of preeclampsia.

Examples of other active projects:

  • Pregnancy and reproduction in women with congenital heart defects
  • Pregnancy in women with Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pregnancy in women with Diabetes
  • Pregnancy after donation of a kidney
  • Alcohol and pregnancy
  • Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopahy of the newborn

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Anna-Karin Wikström