About me

Licensed Physician and Professor at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology. Head of the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME).

Research description

Research interests include innovation, entrepreneurship and intellectual property.

Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and have served as member or chairman of numerous academic and industry boards, for example, as the Chairman of Venture Cup and of Research! Sweden – an independent advocacy foundation for medical research. Board member of several biotechnology companies and also served as Investment Director of the Karolinska Investment Fund for ten years. 

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Received a Certificate of Commendation for Communication in the Life Sciences from EMBO and the European Commission’s Descartes Communication Prize for Excellence in Science Communication in 2005.