Scientific advisors - Translational Psychiatry
The research group Translational psychiatry collaborates with several distinguished scientific advisors.
Fredrik Lönnqvist is an M.D, Ph.D. Associate Professor with a broad medical, academic and life science industry background. His working life experience, spanning over 35+ years, includes clinical practice and research as well as the healthcare industry.
Fredrik has a broad international experience, bringing nine drug candidates and numerous nutritional products from discovery to the market. His therapeutic experience includes Metabolism, Cardiovascular, CNS, Immunology, Oncology, Respiratory and Nutrition. Fredrik is specialized in internal medicine and endocrinology. He has been reviewer for several journals including Nature Medicine, Lancet and Diabetologia.
Olle Ljungqvist got his MD and PhD at KI with focus on surgery and Endocrinology. Now professor of surgery.
His original publications and reviews are in the field of surgical metabolism and nutrition, enhanced recovery, stress and malnutrition. He is a frequent internationally invited speaker worldwide, and has several leading positions in national and international societies including European Society for Clincial Nutrition and Metabolism, General secretary 2000-2004, Chairman 2006-2010 International Association for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition, President 2009-2013. He is Co-founder and Chairman ERAS Society (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society for Perioperative Care) 2010-. His research is on metabolic and clinical factors that improve outcome in medical procedures, in particular in surgery.
Dan Edwall had his PhD at KI in 1993 and has since then been active in research and development within the pharmaceutical industry and the nutraceutical industry.