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Bob Olsson

 

Bob Olsson, Ph.D, Docent
E-mail: bob.olsson@medic.gu.se
Tel (office):+ 46 31 343 24 06
 

CURRICULUM VITAE


 

CURRENT POSITION

Senior researcher at the research team on “Neurochemical Pathogenesis and Diagnostics” at the Dept. of Neuroscience and Physiologi, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC MERITS

Biology and Chemistry 1989-1993
Intern at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology 1993-1994
Doctor in Medical Science (PhD), Göteborg University 2001
Post doc in Lena Carlsson’s lab 2001-2004
Post doc in Hans Wadenviks lab 2004
Junior Research Position from the Swedish Research Council 2005-2009
Senior Research Position from the Sahlgrenska Academy 2009-2010

RESEARCH INTEREST

The major research interests are:
* Identification of novel cerebrospinal fluid markers for multiple sclerosis and neurodegenerative diseases.
* Identification of novel genes and mechanisms that contribute to autoimmune diseases.
* DNA microarray analysis

SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION

Publications
• 54 publications (original research papers in peer-reviewed journals).
• 2 reviews in peer-reviewed journals.
• 1 editorial.
• 2 book chapters

Selected publictaions (see also under Publications for the research team)
• Bob Olsson, Per-Ola Andersson, Stefan Jacobsson, Margareta Jernås, Björn Carlsson, Lena M. S. Carlsson & Hans Wadenvik. T-cell mediated cytotoxicity towards platelets in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Nature Medicine. 2003 Sep; 9(9): 1123-4.
• Bob Olsson, Börje Ridell, Lena Carlsson, Stefan Jacobsson and Hans Wadenvik. Recruitment of T-cells into bone marrow of ITP patients possibly by elevated expression VLA-4 and CX3CR1. Blood. 2008 Aug 15;112(4):1078-84.
• Louise E. Olofsson, Lena William-Olsson, Kajsa Sjöholm, Björn Carlsson, Lena M.S. Carlsson, and Bob Olsson. C/EBPα regulates lipid and glucose metabolism in adipose tissue. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Dec;93(12):4880-6.
• Niclas Franck, Anders Gummesson, Margareta Jernås, Camilla Glad, Per-Arne Svensson, Gilles Guillot, Mats Rudemo, Fredrik H Nyström, Lena M.S. Carlsson, Bob Olsson. Identification of adipocyte genes regulated by caloric intake. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, In press.

RESEARCH STUDENTS

Main supevisor
• Louise Olofsson, Thesis in 2007, “Molecular mechanisms in obesity-associated metabolic disease”.
• Vilborg Pálsdottir ongoing research.

Co-supervisor
• Sofia Jönsson, ongoing research.

 

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