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Fredrik Bäckhed

Professor
Principal Investigator


Fredrik Bäckhed, an expert in cellular microbiology and mouse physiology, combines clinical oriented research with gnotobiotic mouse models to address the role of the normal gut microbiota in metabolic diseases.

Professor Bäckhed has received several prestigious awards:

■ERC consolidator (2013)
■The “Prince Daniel´s Grant to young promising researchers”(2013)
■The DuPont Young Professor Award (2013)
■The DPLU/LUDC Nordic Prize for an Outstanding Young Diabetes Investigator (2010)
■Dr Eric K Fernström Foundation’s Prize to Young Swedish Scientists (2010)
■Ingvar Carlsson Award (2006)
■Chorafas Prize (2003)
 

He has been elected to the Young Academy of Sweden hosted by the Royal Academy of Sciences (2011).

For a profile about Professor Bäckhed and his group, please read the article from Research Media (opens in a new window):

Gut Instincts and Unravelling the human gut

News


14-01-16
Collaboration with Gilles Mithieux published in Cell

14-01-09
Felix paper published in PLoS one

13-12-03
Fredrik receives ERC consolidator grant

13-11-14
Anita´s paper published in Cell Host & Microbe

13-10-18
Fredrik receives Prince Daniel’s award for young promising cardiovascular researcher

13-06-03
Fredrik receives DuPont Young Professors Award

13-05-30
"Förändrad tarmflora kan orsaka diabetes"
SVT nyheter / News Swedish Television (Swedish only)

13-05-30
Swedish research on gut microbiota - paper published in Nature

13-03-06
Review by Sommer and Bäckhed published in Nature Reviews Microbiology

 

 

 

 

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Fredrik Bäckhed

Wallenberg Laboratory, SU/Sahlgrenska, SE-413 45 Göteborg, Sweden

Visiting Address:
Bruna Stråket 16

Phone:
+46 (0)31-342 7833

Fax:
+46 (0)31-82 37 62

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