Lars Björndahl


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About me

Active in Clinical and Research Sperm  Laboratory since 1978, at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, and at the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Women's Hospital 2001-2005



Research description

Quality in Basic Semen Analysis, development of international standards including committee work at the WHO and ISO.

Teaching portfolio

Extensive experience from teaching physiology and most aspects of basic medicine to different categories of students. Since 1995 involved in development of standardized training courses on WHO and ESHRE recommended techniques for reliable analysis of human semen.


M.D. 1982; Ph.D. 1986 (Karolinska Institutet). Swedish Licence as Physician 1990, Specialist in Clinical Chemistry 1992


Academic honours, awards and prizes

Hon Senior Lecturer in Reproductive Medicine, University of Birmingham, 2003-2005. Associate Editor, Human Reproduction 2010-14; twice awarded "top-ten" reviewer of manuscripts for Human Reproduction, Member of editorial committees of Andrology and Asian Journal of Androloy.


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