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Professor Jan Boren

Goteborg (Sweden)

Professor Jan Borén, MD, PhD is Professor and Head of Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, and physician at the Department of Clinical Chemistry at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital. His main long-term interest has been lipid and lipoprotein metabolic research and to elucidate the underlying mechanisms that lead to, and consequences of, lipid accumulation in the liver, arterial wall and heart, with the goal of translating this knowledge into effective treatment. His research program is translational and involves both in vitro and in vivo studies, including pathophysiological studies and mouse models, and kinetic studies with stable isotopes in humans.

Reducing the danger from atherosclerotic plaque

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Atherosclerosis

Session type: Symposium


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