Petter Ljungman is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Karolinska Institutet and Senior Consultant of Cardiology at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
He graduated from medical school at Uppsala University in 1996 and completed his clinical specialty training in Internal Medicine (2010) and Cardiology (2012) at Stockholm South Hospital. My PhD (Karolinska Institute 2009) focused on short-term air pollution exposure and cardiovascular disease.
.He spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow working with Prof Murray Mittleman at Harvard University 2012-2014 investigating the impacts of air pollution on vascular function within the Framingham Heart Study.
His research continues to be focused on air pollution and cardiovascular disease, with an emphasis on cardiac arrhythmias.
In the European context, he collaborate in the ELAPSE study investigating health effects of low-level air pollution across Europe.