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Eddie Weitzberg

Professor, MD/Senior Consultant
Dept.of Physiology and Pharmacology
Section of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Karolinska Institutet
S-171 77 Stockholm
Tel: +46 8 52487994
Mob: +46 703217994
Fax: +46 8 332278
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Research interests

  • Nitric oxide
  • Nitrate-nitrite-NO pathway
  • Mitochondria
  • Sepsis
  • Clinical trials

Selected Recent Publications

  • Hendgen-Cotta UB, Luedike P, Totzeck M, Kropp M, Schicho A, Stock P, Rammos C, Niessen M, Heiss C, Lundberg JO, Weitzberg E, Kelm M, Rassaf T. Dietary nitrate supplementation improves revascularization in chronic ischemia. Circulation. 2012 Oct 16;126(16):1983-92.
  • Lundberg JO, Weitzberg E. Biology of nitrogen oxides in the gastrointestinal tract. Gut. 2013 Apr;62(4):616-29. 20.
  • Larsen FJ, Schiffer TA, Borniquel S, Sahlin K, Ekblom B, Lundberg JO, Weitzberg E. Dietary inorganic nitrate improves mitochondrial efficiency in humans. Cell Metab. 2011 Feb 2;13(2):149-59
  • Carlström M, Larsen FJ, Nyström T, Hezel M, Borniquel S, Weitzberg E, Lundberg JO. Dietary inorganic nitrate reverses features of metabolic syndrome in endothelial nitric oxide synthase-deficient mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Oct 12;107(41):17716-20.
  • Lundberg JO, Weitzberg E, Gladwin MT. The nitrate-nitrite-nitric oxide pathway in physiology and therapeutics. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2008 Feb;7(2):156-67.



POLICY STATEMENT: Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences Action BM1005 is funded by COST, through its implementing agent the European Science Foundation.