Ulrika Ericson

Ulrika Ericson

Researcher, PhD, Associate professor in nutritional epidemiology

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Ulrika Ericson

Associate Professor in Nutritional Epidemiology

Academic degree

PhD, Faculty of Medicine (public health, nutritional epidemiology), Lund university 2010.

BSc in Nutrition, Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet 1989.

Current position

Associate researcher. Department of Clinical Sciences, Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiology, Lund University, November 2012 - present.

Research interests

Nutritional epidemiology, Diet assessment methodology, Gut microbiota, Dietary Biomarkers,  Gene diet interactions, Diet and climate, Type 2 diabetes, folate.

Ongoing project

  •  Dietary intakes, plasma concentrations of short chain fatty acids and gut microbiota in the Malmö Offspring study (MOS).
  • Adherence to Swedish dietary guidelines, gut microbiota and cardiometabolic disease in MOS and SCAPIS.
  • Objective plasma biomarkers of dietary intake in MOS and SCAPIS.
  • Food habits with low climate impact and their link to cardiometabolic disease
  • Dietery data collection and comparison of different diet assessment methods in the Malmö Offspring study

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences


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