Prof Petter HÖGLUND

Contact Information

Prof Petter Höglund
Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM), Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Address: Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Karolinska Uniuversity Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden

Tel:    +46705596201

Current research interests

  • Natural killer (NK) cells, and how these cells develop in the body. 
  • Platelet transfusions, in particular the role of cellular immunity in regulating platelet clearance in platelet refractoriness.
  • Autoantibodies in the pathogenesis of neutropenia in children. The role of cellular immunity in neutropenia.

Clinical Expertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

Professor of Immunology at Karolinska Institutet. Specialist in Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine at the Karolinska University Hospital. Responsibility for serological diagnostics of patients with neutropenia. 

Laboratory Epertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

Flow cytometry, serological diagnostis of autoantibodies using GAT, GIFT, MAIGA and Luminex, cell culture, Q-PCR, microscopy.

Recent publications related to Eunet-INNOCHRON

  • Palmblad, J., Nilsson C.C., Höglund, P., Papadaki, H.A., How we diagnose and treat neutropenia in adults, Expert Rev. Hematol. 434, 9-15, 2016.
  • Palmblad, J., Höglund, P., Ethnic benign neutropenia: A phenomenon finds an explanation. Pediatr Blood Cancer, Aug 16:e27361. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27361, 2018.
  • Luu, T.T., Ganesan, S., Wagner, A.K., Sarhan, D., Meinke, S., Garbi, N., Hämmerling, G., Alici, E., Kärre, K., Chambers, B.J., Höglund, P., Kadri, N., Independent control of natural killer cell responsiveness and homeostasis at steady-state by CD11c+ dendritic cells, Sci Rep., 2016, Dec 1;6:37996. doi: 10.1038/srep37996.
  • O'Flaherty, S., Sutummaporn, K., Häggtoft, W., Worrall, A., Rizzo, M., Kadri, N., Braniste, V., Höglund, P., Chambers, B., TLR stimulated eosinophils mediate recruitment and activation of NK cells in vivo, Scand J Immunol, 85, 417-422, 2017.