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Peter Stenvinkel

Professor of Nephrology, Karolinska Institutet

Peter Stenvinkel serves as a professor and senior lecturer at the Dept. of Renal Medicine Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He has published more than 675 original publications and reviews and >40 book chapters on various aspects of inflammation, wasting, and metabolism in chronic kidney disease patients. His Hirsch index is 98 according to PubMed and 128 according to Google Scholar. He has presented 600 invited lectures at various international meetings and congresses in about 30 different countries. He received the prize for the best Swedish thesis in diabetology in 1994 and was a Baxter Extramural Grant awardee in 1996. He was a Karolina Price awardee 2005 and a Vizenca price awardee 2009. He received the Addis Gold medal from the ISRNM for nutritional research in 2010. He is a member of the council of the International Society of Nephrology (2007-) and ERA-EDTA (2007-2010). He is an Editor of J Internal Medicine and was editor-in-chief of NDT-E 2010-2013. He is a fellow of ERA-EDTA and ASN and since 2022 guest Professor at Maastricht University.


  • –present
    Professor, Karolinska Institutet


  • 1984 
    CLINTEC, Renal Mediice