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Gunnar Engström

Gunnar Engström, Swedish cardiologist, epidemiologist, researcher. Achievements include research in role of pulmonary function as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease; research in role of inflammatory proteins as risk factors for cardiovascular disease; research in stroke epidemiology.

Background

  • Engström, Gunnar was born on October 25, 1958 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Gösta and Eva Engström.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1997.

    Career

    • Associate professor, senior researcher Lund University, Malmö, Sweden, since 2001. Senior lecturer Malmö University, 2001—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in role of pulmonary function as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Research in role of inflammatory proteins as risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Research in stroke epidemiology.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Engström Franzen, June 21, 1991. Children: Martin Alexander, Hilla Mari.
    • father: Gösta Engström
    • mother: Eva Engström
    • spouse: Elisabeth Engström Franzen
    • children: Martin Alexander Engström
    • Hilla Mari Engström
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    Born October 25, 1958
    (age 58)
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    • 1996
      Lund University
    • 1997
      Lund University
    • 2001 - 2005
      senior, lecturer Malm+
    • 2001
      Associate, researcher Lund University
      Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden
    • 2001
      senior, researcher Lund University
      Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden