About The Author

I am an Assistant Professor and Docent (Associate Professor) in Clinical Epidemiology at the Centre for Translational Microbiome Research (CTMR) at Karolinska Institutet (SciLife, Dept. of Microbiology, Tumor and Cellbiology). I have a broad clinical research experience with a major focus on long-term effects of commonly used drugs (on cancer, women's health) and the microbiome. I have also worked on burn injury, hospital acquired infections, gastrointestinal cancer and some other topics.

Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitors May Increase Cancer Risk  

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs): One in ten takes them, they are available without a prescription in many countries, so are they really safe? This is one question we are trying to answer with our research at the Centre for Translational Microbiome Research at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. PPIs, such as omeprazole, are among