Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Lund University

I am Professor in Genetic Epidemiology and Deputy Director at Lund University Diabetes Center in Sweden, where I also head the Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology Unit. Since 2010, I have also been an Adjunct Professor at Harvard Chan School of Public Health in Boston.

I trained in epidemiology, biostatistics and genetics at the University of Cambridge and the US National Institutes of Health. My research focuses on precision diabetes medicine, with special emphasis on lifestyle interventions.

In early 2018, I was appointed co-chair of the American Diabetes Association Precision Medicine in Diabetes Initiative. The same year, I was elected Vice President of the Nordic Society for Human Genetics and Precision Medicine. In 2019 I was appointed as the co-lead of the national genomic medicine program for complex diseases (Genomic Medicine Sweden Complex Trait Initiative).

I regularly consult for the biomedical industry on the topic of precision medicine.

I was recently ranked within the top 1% of all scientists globally, based on publication impact.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology, Lund University