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SELECTBIO Conferences Circulating Biomarkers World Congress 2018

Jan Lötvall's Biography

Jan Lötvall, Professor and Chairman of Krefting Research Centre, University of Gothenburg; Chief Scientific Officer, Codiak Biosciences; Founding President of ISEV

Professor Jan Lötvall is a Swedish clinical allergist and scientist working on translational research primarily in the field of asthma. He is the director of the Krefting Research Centre at the University of Gothenburg. Prof. Lötvall led the research that discovered RNA in exosomes, showing a new communication route between cells by the transfer of RNA via exosomes. Prof. Lötvall started studying medicine at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm in 1981, but moved to Gothenburg in 1985 and graduated from the Medical School of the University of Gothenburg in 1987. He became interested in asthma research in the mid-1980s. After having studied for 2.5 years as a visiting fellow at the National Heart and Lung Institute, London, Prof. Lötvall defended his thesis in February 1991. He has done clinical training in both pharmacology and allergology, and became a specialist in each of these in 1997 and 1999 respectively. He became associate professor (docent) at the University of Gothenburg in 1993 and full professor of clinical allergology in 2002.

Professor Lötvall is Chief Scientific Officer at Codiak Biosciences, as well as the Founding President of ISEV.

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