About the researchers
Anne-Marie Fors Connolly combines clinical duties and research as a medical doctor at Clinical Microbiology at Region Västerbotten, and is affiliated with the Dept. of Clinical Microbiology at Umeå University. She is also a Clinical Research Fellow with Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS). Fors Connolly´s research group investigates disease mechanisms of viral diseases, with particular focus on endothelial cells, in the laboratory and in the clinic, and also investigates the risk of complications and risk factors of viral diseases such as covid-19, hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and influenza. Fors Connolly is leading several large multi-registers studies of these diseases.
Ioannis Katsoularis is a consultant medical doctor in cardiology at Norrlands University Hospital and is a PhD student at the Dept. of Public Health and Clinical Medicine. Krister Lindmark is the main supervisor, and Anne-Marie Fors Connolly and Osvaldo Fonseca Rodriguez are co-supervisors for Katsoularis. The PhD project focuses on acute cardiovascular complications following covid-19.
Krister Lindmark is a docent in cardiology at Umeå University and consultant medical doctor in cardiology at Norrlands University Hospital.
Osvaldo Fonseca Rodriguez is an epidemiologist and works in Anne-Marie Fors Connolly´s research group at the Dept. of Clinical Microbiology, and the Dept. of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University.
Paddy Farrington, professor emeritus, is a statistician at The Open University, UK.