Biography

Peter Stenvinkel, M.D., Ph.D.
Stockholm, Sweden

Peter Stenvinkel

Peter Stenvinkel serves as a full professor and senior lecturer at Dept. of Renal Medicine Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He has published more than 470 original publications and reviews and more than 30 book chapters on various aspects of inflammation, wasting, vascular calcification and metabolism in chronic kidney disease patients. He is also interested in biomimicry and epigenetics. His Hirsch index is 73 according to PubMed. He has given more than 360 invited lectures at various international meetings and congresses in about 30 different countries. He has received prize for the best Swedish thesis in diabetology 1994 and was a Baxter Extramural Grant awardee 1996. He was a Karolina Price awardee 2005 and a Vizenca price awardee 2009. He received the Addis Gold medal by the ISRNM for nutritional research 2010 and was National Kidney Foundation international awardee 2012. He received the ERA-EDTA prize for outstanding educational contribution 2017.