Division of Children's and Women's Health (BKH)

The division consists of several different research and teaching areas.

Within obstetrics/gynecology there is, for example, reproductive health including endocrinology, contraception, reduced fertility, etc. Within paediatrics, research is carried out on childhood and adolescent diabetes, endocrinology, neurology, allergology, etc.

Upcoming events

15 December 2023

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Medical Science: Sigrid Nilsson

1.00 pm – 4.00 pm Berzeliussalen, Building 463, Campus US, Linköping

Sigrid Nilsson, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, defends her doctoral thesis "Vasomotor Symptoms, Cardiovascular Risk and the Role of Physical Activity in Midlife Women". The opponent is Peter Nilsson, Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University. The defense takes place in Berzeliussalen, Building 463, Campus US, Linköping.


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Johnny Ludvigsson.

World-leading medical journal acknowledges Ludvigsson's expertise

Johnny Ludvigsson reflects in an editorial article in the New England Journal of Medicine on the progress and challenges in type 1 diabetes research. "It's an honor and nice that LiU is also recognized," says Johnny.

teenage girl using insulin.

Antiviral drugs could preserve capacity to produce insulin in type 1 diabetes patients

Antiviral drug treatment could preserve the remaining capacity to release insulin in children recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study by Scandinavian researchers.

Older man engaged in a discussion.

Gut flora disrupted many years before onset of child rheumatism

A study by researchers from LiU and the University of Florida is the first study to point to the role of early life gut flora in developing child rheumatism, the cause of which is not yet known.

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