Stefan Lohmander

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Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD, is senior professor at the Department of
Orthopedics at Lund University, Sweden.
He received his training and degrees at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm,
Sweden. After serving as a visiting scientist at the NIH in Bethesda USA, he
moved to Lund University. His research focuses on basic and clinical aspects of
osteoarthritis:
Risk factors and disease mechanisms of OA on gene, molecule and patient
level
Monitoring OA Outcome by Biomarkers, Imaging and Patient-relevant
Outcomes
Evidence-based treatment of OA – Examining Old and New Interventions for
OA in Clinical Trials

Stefan has served as Visiting Professor at the Department of
Orthopaedics, University of Iowa, Department of Orthopaedics and Sports
Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Departments of
Rheumatology and Orthopedics and Kolling Research Institute, University of
Sydney, Australia; Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology University of
Hong Kong; Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology and Arthritis Research UK
Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis, Oxford University, England. He has also
served as a guest professor at the Institute of Sports Science and Clinical
Biomechanics, and the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University
of Southern Denmark.

He is the editor-in-chief of ‘Osteoarthritis and Cartilage’ and past
president of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International. In 1994 he received
the OARSI Award for Clinical OA Research, in 2004 the ORS Steindler Award
for significant international contributions to the understanding of musculoskeletal
disease and injury. In 2006 he received the Marshall Schiff Award from the
American College of Rheumatology for ‘research in the interface between
rheumatology and orthopedics in musculoskeletal medicine’, and in 2007 the
Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Award for Research in Osteoarthritis.
Stefan Lohmander has published more than 300 scientific papers, receiving more
than 19 000 citations with an h-index of 71.

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