Per-Johan Jakobsson (KI), PhD, Professor, Group leader at Department of Medicine, Rheumatology unit
Per-Johan Jakobsson received his Ph.D. from the Karolinska Institutet for work in the field of leukotrienes (1994). After finishing his doctoral studies he continued his training at Merck Frosst in Montreal, defining the MAPEG protein superfamily and subsequently characterizing microsomal prostaglandin E synthase-1. In 2013, Dr. Jakobsson was appointed Professor at the Karolinska Institutet and currently combines work as a rheumatologist with translational research on disease mechanisms in inflammation with a special focus on eicosanoid pathways. He is the author of more than 130 publications.