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Emma Börgeson, PhD

Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator

Emma Börgeson is an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine. She joined the faculty as a tenure-track fellow in the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine (WCMTM) at Gothenburg University. Dr. Börgeson leads a small but dedicated translational research team, investigating the therapeutic potential of immunomodulation in obesity-related cardiometabolic pathophysiology.

After completing her PhD in medicine at University College Dublin in 2011, Dr Börgeson received a Marie Curie fellowship from the European Commission to do a three-year post doc at the University of San Diego (UCSD). There, she investigated the therapeutic potential of immunomodulation in models of obesity, with a particular focus on chronic kidney disease. Her current research focus is to identify the anti-inflammatory mechanisms that control obesity-related cardiometabolic disease and to translate these findings to human pathophysiology.

Emma Börgeson has received numerous honors and awards:

  • Junior Investigator Award, International Conference on Phospholipase A2 and Lipid Mediators, San Diego. 2016
  • Emerging Leaders in Nutritional Sciences, Experimental Biology, San Diego. 2016
  • Nominated for the Hasselblad Foundation Award for women scientists, Sweden. 2015
  • Highlighted poster, Bioactive Lipids in Inflammation & Diseases, Puerto Rico. 2013
  • Nominated for Roche National Researcher of the Year, Ireland. 2013
  • Honorary Directors Prize due to special distinction, UCD Conway festival, Ireland. 2013
  • Best moderated poster, Diabetes & Vascular biology, UCD Conway festival, Ireland. 2013
  • Best scientific presentation, Irish Society of Nephrology, Ireland. 2013
  • Outstanding junior career progression, ERA-EDTA ‘Molecular Targets in Renal Disease’ Symposia, Germany. 2011


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Emma Börgeson

Wallenberglaboratoriet, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Blå Stråket 5, 413 45, Gothenburg

Visiting Address:
Sahlgrenska University Hospital Blå Stråket 5, Elevator H, level 2/3

Delivery address:
Wallenberglaboratoriet, Lab 7, Bruna Stråket 16, 413 45 Göteborg, Sweden

Phone:
+46 31 342 38 33 (office)
+46 31 342 94 83 (lab)
+46 70 285 52 82 (cell)

Fax:
+46 31 82 37 62

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