1993 Ph.D., Department of Internal medicine, University of Göteborg. Research area: cardiovascular prevention, title “Effects of steroid hormones on insulin sensitivity in skeletal muscle”, supervisor Per Björntorp
Chairman of the committee for appointment of Associate Professors, Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University, Member of the evaluation committee of the Swedish scientific research council, Member of the evaluation committee of the Swedish research council for sport science (CIF), Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University Member of the board of the Swedish Brain Power, Member of the board of the Arvid Carlsson foundation, Member of the Swedish board of Food & Health Concept Centre
Communication of research results
Invited as speaker to about 20 international conferences in the field of obesity, cardiovascular and endocrinology research.
60 peer-reviewed publications.
In total 2,5 MSEK/year in external grant including grants from the Swedish Research Council, LUA/ALF from the Sahlgrenska University Hospital, the Swedish Diabetes Research foundation and the NovoNordisk foundation.