Filip Gedin are currently a postdoc in the Pain Neuroimaging Lab at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. He obtained his Ph.D. in health economics from Karolinska Institutet in 2020.
In his PhD thesis, he explores the costs associated with back pain and the effectiveness of primary care interventions for individuals with persistent low back pain through a systematic review, clinical trials and register-based studies.
He has previously been working at the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU) as a health economist. SBU is tasked by the government with assessing health care and social service interventions via the use of systematic reviews.
The focus of the postdoctoral research is to further understand how chronic pain develops via the PrePain project along with continuing evaluating treatments for pain.