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The backbone of the Karolinska Institutet Biostatistics Core Facility are its biostatisticians. The quality of the provided service ultimately depends on them. Their competence and happiness are of utmost importance to us.


Prof. Matteo Bottai, Karolinska Institutet

Advisory Board

Prof. Johan Askling, Karolinska Institutet
Prof. Anders Ekbom, Karolinska Institutet
Prof. Maria Feychting, Karolinska Institutet



Andrea Discacciati has a Master's degree in statistics with honor from the Department of Statistics, Bicocca University, Milan, Italy, and a doctoral degree from Karolinska Institutet. He coauthored various papers in statistics, medicine, and epidemiology. His interests include survival analysis, rates of occurrence, and statistical computing.



Linnea Widman has a Master's degree in Mathematical Statistics from Umeå University, Sweden. Before joining us, she worked at the Centrum för Epidemiologi & Samhällsmedicin at the Stockholm County Council and was affiliated to the Department of Public Health at Karolinska Institutet. She is skilled in a variety of mathematical and statistical methods, large register data, and computer programs.



Henrike Häbel has a doctoral degree in Mathematical Statistics from Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Before joining us, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Natural Resources Institute Finland, Helsinki, Finland. Her interests include spatial and spatio-temporal statistics with a focus on spatial point processes and image analysis.



Paolo Frumento has a doctoral degree in statistics from the University of Florence, Florence, Italy, and is assistant professor at Karolinska Institutet. His research focuses on quantile regression, quantile modeling, survival analysis, and software implementation. He is coauthor of various papers in statistics, medicine, epidemiology, ecology, and economics.