Ulrika Ericson

Associate Researcher, PhD, Nutrional epidemiologist

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences

Keywords

Research

Ulrika Ericson

Associate researcher

Academic degree

BSc in Nutrition, Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet 1989.
PhD, Faculty of Medicine (public health, nutritional epidemiology), Lund university 2010.

Current position

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

Research interests

Nutritional epidemiology, type 2 diabetes, folate, macronutrients, gene diet interactions, diet assessment methodology.

Ongoing project

Examination of associations between dietary intakes and development of type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer, as well as interactions between diet and genetic variation, in the Malmö Diet and cancer cohort.

  • Data driven food patterns and cardiometabolic disease.

  • Interactions between a genetic risk score for type 2 diabetes and dietary intakes on incident type 2 diabetes

  • Different types of carbohydrates and their food sources in relation to incident type 2 diabetes

  • Intakes of meat and fiber rich foods in relation to colorectal cancer.

     

    Dietry data collection in the Malmö Offspring study.

  • Dietery intakes in relation to microbiota composition

Recent research outputs

Elom K. Aglago, Neil Murphy, Inge Huybrechts, Geneviève Nicolas, Corinne Casagrande, Veronika Fedirko, Elisabete Weiderpass, Joseph A. Rothwell, Christina C. Dahm, Anja Olsen, Anne Tjønneland, Rudolf Kaaks, Verena Katzke, Matthias B. Schulze, Giovanna Masala, Claudia Agnoli, Salvatore Panico, Rosario Tumino, Carlotta Sacerdote, Bas H. Bueno-de-Mesquita & 15 others, Jeroen W.G. Derksen, Guri Skeie, Inger Torhild Gram, Magritt Brustad, Paula Jakszyn, Maria Jose Sánchez, Pilar Amiano, José María Huerta, Ulrika Ericson, Maria Wennberg, Aurora Perez-Cornago, Alicia K. Heath, Mazda Jenab, Veronique Chajes & Marc J. Gunter, 2021, In: International Journal of Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heleen Van Puyvelde, Nikos Papadimitriou, Joanna Clasen, David Muller, Carine Biessy, Pietro Ferrari, Jytte Halkjær, Kim Overvad, Anne Tjønneland, Renée T. Fortner, Verena Katzke, Matthias B. Schulze, Paolo Chiodini, Giovanna Masala, Valeria Pala, Carlotta Sacerdote, Rosario Tumino, Marije F. Bakker, Antonio Agudo, Eva Ardanaz & 16 others, María Dolores Chirlaque López, Maria Jose Sánchez, Ulrika Ericson, Björn Gylling, Therese Karlsson, Jonas Manjer, Julie A. Schmidt, Geneviève Nicolas, Corinne Casagrande, Elisabete Weiderpass, Alicia K. Heath, Lode Godderis, Koen Van Herck, Dirk De Bacquer, Marc J. Gunter & Inge Huybrechts, 2021, In: Nutrients. 13, 6, 1843.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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