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Professor Goran Hansson

Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm (Sweden)

Professor Goran Hansson is mainly known for his discoveries concerning the role of inflammation in atherosclerosis. He received his MD and PhD from Gothenburg University in Sweden, was a Fogarty postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, is board certified in laboratory medicine, and became professor of cell biology at Gothenburg University in 1994. Since 1995, he is professor of cardiovascular research at Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm. He has been visiting professor at Harvard Medical School and Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Recognitions include the first Anitschkow Prize from European Atherosclerosis Society, awards from the European Society of Cardiology and American Heart Association, and honorary academic degrees.

Tackling the inflammatory side of atherosclerosis.

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Leukocytes, Inflammation, Immunity

Session type: Symposium

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