Om mig

I am a doctoral student at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a strong interest in reproductive epidemiology and neurodevelopmental disorders. 


I work on prenatal and early life exposure to stress and risks of autism and ADHD using Swedish population registers and Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). The aim of my project to disentangle the effects of unmeasured familial confounding by using family-based study designs.


Publication list: 

Kanina, A., Larsson, H., Sjölander, A. et al. Association between cumulative psychosocial adversity in the family and ADHD and autism: a family-based cohort study. Transl Psychiatry 13, 282 (2023).

Martini MI, Kuja-Halkola R, Butwicka A, Du Rietz E,; D'Onofrio BM, Happe F, Kanina A, Larsson H, Lundstrom S, Martin J, Rosenqvist  MA, Lichtenstein P, Taylor MJ. Sex Differences in Mental Health Problems and Psychiatric Hospitalization in Autistic Young Adults. JAMA Psychiatry. 2022;79(12):1188–1198. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2022.3475



2018 - 2020 Master´s in Public Health, Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet

2016 - 2018 Medical Resident, Saint-Petersburg State university

2010 - 2016 General Medicine, Saint-Petersburg State university

Akademiska priser och utmärkelser

2023 - APSARD, Research award for poster presentation