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Jonas Halfvarson, Sweden

Jonas Halfvarson, Sweden


Jonas Halfvarsson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist specialising
in IBD at Örebro University Hospital, Sweden. He graduated as MD at
Uppsala University, Sweden, before training in gastroenterology at
Örebro University Hospital. He undertook research with Professor
Gunnar Järnerot and obtained his PhD, entitled ‘Inflammatory bowel
disease in twins; Studies of genetics and environmental factors’ in
2004. Part of his PhD was done at the University of Oxford, UK with
Professor Derek Jewell. Today his research focuses on biomarkers in
IBD, both from a clinical and from a mechanistic perspective. He has
published over 60 peer-reviewed full papers, as well as contributed
to several books on IBD. He has served as vice director for the
Swedish national PhD and Postdoctoral program for translational
gastroenterology and heads the taskforce for genetics and
pathophysiology at the Swedish Organisation for the Study of IBD.
Today he is appointed Associate Professor at Örebro University and
combines his time in clinical practice with his positions at the

All sessions by Jonas Halfvarson, Sweden

Out of the box thinking

17 Jan 2019
13:45 - 14:45