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Gabriella Lillsunde-Larsson

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303936

Room: P1311

Gabriella Lillsunde-Larsson
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About Gabriella Lillsunde-Larsson

Registered biomedical laboratory scientist, associate professor at the School of Health Sciences.

PhD from Örebro university 2015;  ” Characterization of HPV-induced vaginal and vulvar carcinoma”.  Research area is HPV-induced cancers.

Research projects


Articles in journals |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Gebregzabher, E. , Seifu, D. , Tigneh, W. , Bokretsion, Y. , Bekele, A. , Abebe, M. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Karlsson, C. & et al. (2021). Detection of High- and Low-Risk HPV DNA in Archived Breast Carcinoma Tissues from Ethiopian Women. International Journal of Breast Cancer, 2021.
Ricci, C. , Dorofte, L. , Franceschini, T. , Riefolo, M. , Giunchi, F. , Fiorentino, M. , Davidsson, S. & Lillsunde-Larsson, G. (2020). HPV Status and World Health Organization 2016 Classification of Penile Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Penile Intraepithelial Neoplasia: 206 Cases from a Single, Contemporary, Western Cohort of Patients with Emphasis on the "Discordant Cases". Modern Pathology, 33 (Suppl 2), 960-961.
Kaliff, M. , Karlsson, M. , Sorbe, B. , Bohr Mordhorst, L. , Helenius, G. & Lillsunde-Larsson, G. (2020). HPV-negative Tumors in a Swedish Cohort of Cervical Cancer. International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, 39 (3), 279-288.
Bergengren, L. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Helenius, G. & Karlsson, M. G. (2019). HPV-based screening for cervical cancer among women 55-59 years of age. PLOS ONE, 14 (6).
Bergengren, L. , Kaliff, M. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Karlsson, M. & Helenius, G. (2018). Comparison between professional sampling and self-sampling for HPV-based cervical cancer screening among postmenopausal women. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 142 (3), 359-364.
Lillsunde Larsson, G. , Kaliff, M. , Sorbe, B. , Helenius, G. & Karlsson, M. G. (2018). HPV16 viral characteristics in primary, recurrent and metastatic vulvar carcinoma. Papillomavirus research, 6, 63-69.
Qvick, A. , Sorbe, B. , Helenius, G. , Karlsson, M. G. & Lillsunde Larsson, G. (2017). Does p53 codon 72 polymorphism have a prognostic value in carcinoma of the vulva and vagina?. Medical Oncology, 34 (3).
Ranhem, C. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Hedman, H. , Lindquist, D. , Karlsson, M. G. , Hellström, A. , Östensson, E. , Sorbe, B. & et al. (2017). Expression of LRIG proteins as possible prognostic factors in primary vaginal carcinoma. PLOS ONE, 12 (8).
Viegas, E. O. , Augusto, O. , Ismael, N. , Kaliff, M. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Ramqvist, T. , Nilsson, C. , Falk, K. & et al. (2017). Human papillomavirus prevalence and genotype distribution among young women and men in Maputo city, Mozambique. BMJ Open, 7 (7).
Lillsunde Larsson, G. , Kaliff, M. , Bergengren, L. , Karlsson, M. G. & Helenius, G. (2016). HPV Genotyping from the high risk mRNA Aptima assay: a direct approach using DNA from Aptima sample tubes. Journal of Virological Methods, 235, 80-84.
Larsson, G. L. , Karlsson, M. G. & Helenius, G. (2016). HPV testing of biobanked liquid-based cytology: a validation study. International Journal of Biological Markers, 31 (2), E218-E223.
Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Carlsson, J. , Karlsson, M. G. & Helenius, G. (2015). Evaluation of HPV Genotyping Assays for Archival Clinical Samples. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 17 (3), 293-301.
Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Helenius, G. , Andersson, S. , Sorbe, B. & Karlsson, M. G. (2013). Prognostic impact of human papilloma virus (HPV) genotyping and HPV-16 subtyping in vaginal carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 129 (2), 406-411.
Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Helenius, G. , Andersson, S. , Elgh, F. , Sorbe, B. & Karlsson, M. G. (2012). Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV 16-Variant Distribution in Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Sweden. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 22 (8), 1413-1419.
Kirrander, P. , Kolaric, A. , Helenius, G. , Windahl, T. , Andrén, O. , Stark, J. R. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Elgh, F. & et al. (2011). Human papillomavirus prevalence, distribution and correlation to histopathological parameters in a large Swedish cohort of men with penile carcinoma. BJU International, 108 (3), 355-359.

Conference papers

Helenius, G. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Bergengren, L. , Kaliff, M. & Karlsson, M. (2019). Preliminary data from a Swedish self-sampling study in postmenopausal women. Paper presented at EUROGIN 2019 – International Multidisciplinary HPV Congress, Monte Carlo, Monaco, December 4-7, 2019.
Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Kaliff, M. , Ottestig, E. & Helenius, G. (2018). HPV genotyping of HPV primary screening positive samples in Örebro, Sweden. Paper presented at 33rd World congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IFBLS), Florens, Italy, 22-26 Sep., 2018.
Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Kaliff, M. , Sorbe, B. , Helenius, G. & Karlsson, M. (2018). HPV16 VIRAL CHARACTERISTICS IN PRIMARY AND RECURRENT VULVAR CARCINOMA. Paper presented at 32nd International Papillomavirus Conference IPVC 2018, Sydney, Australia, 2-6 October, 2018.
Bergengren, L. , Lillsunde-Larsson, G. , Kaliff, M. , Karlsson, M. & Helenius, G. (2016). Concordance between self sampling and professionally taken cervical hpv test-result from population based cohort study. Paper presented at Eurogin, Salzburg, Austria, 2016..

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Lillsunde-Larsson, G. (2014). Characterization of HPV-induced vaginal and vulvar carcinoma. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro university.


Kaliff, M. , Bohr Mordhorst, L. , Helenius, G. , Karlsson, M. G. & Lillsunde-Larsson, G. Droplet Digital PCR for type-specific detection and quantification of nine different HPV genotypes in cervical carcinomas.