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:
He has been elected to the Young Academy of Sweden hosted by the Royal Academy of Sciences (2011) and Royal Academy of Engineering (2016).
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
"Förändrad tarmflora kan orsaka diabetes"
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