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Cardiologist , epidemiologist , researcher

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.

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