Lars Engstrand

Lars Engstrand

Professor/Senior Physician | Docent
Telephone: +46852482528
Visiting address: Bioclinicum, 17164 Stockholm
Postal address: C1 Mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi, C1 CTMR Engstrand, 171 77 Stockholm


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  • Professor/Senior Physician, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, 2020-
  • Visiting Professor, Microbiome related mresearch, Dept Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 2012-2012
  • Visiting professor, Microbiome related research, Dept Microbiology, School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences, Univ New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2004-2005

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Uppsala Universitet, medicinska fakulteten, 1993
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Microbiology, Dept Bacteriology, Uppsala University, 1993
  • Medical Doctor, specialist, Clinical bacteriology, Uppsala University Hospital, 1992
  • PhD, PhD, Helicobacter pylori - New diagnostic tools, clinical and experimental studies on local and systemic immune response, Faculty of Medicine, Dept Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, 1992

Leadership and responsibility assignments

  • Research team leader, National Pandemic Center, NPC, Microbiology, Tumor and Cell biology, MTC, Karolinska Institute, 2020-2026
  • Research team leader, Centre for Translational Microbiome Research, CTMR, Microbiology, Tumor and Cell biology, MTC, Karolinska Institute, 2016-2026
  • Research team leader, Engstrand group, Microbiology, Tumor and Cell biology, MTC, Karolinska Institutet, 2002-2026

Committee work

  • Chair, Swedish Society for Clinical Microbiology, 2009-2012
  • Member, European Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group, EHMSG, 2001-2025
  • Member, Zoonoses board, 1997-2007

Visiting research fellowships

  • Research assistant, Baylor College of Medicine, Performed one year as a research assistant in collaboration with Dr David Graham - 3 papers included in the thesis after return to Sweden, 1990-1991

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