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Organisation and Management

The Steering Group

The steering group is composed by representatives from Lund University, Region Skåne and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.The Director, Co-director and Clinical co-director represent pre-clinical and clinical research fields and lead the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Lund University with support from the local steering group. The local steering group, WCMM Lund University:


Kristina Åkesson

Professor Kristina Åkesson

Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

Email: kristina [dot] akesson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 46 222 80 84


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Professor Gunilla Westergren-Thorsson

Director of Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine

Email: gunilla [dot] westergren-thorsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 46 222 86 95


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Professor Lars Dahlin


Email: lars [dot] dahlin [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 40 33 17 24

Jonas Larsson

Professor Jonas Larsson


Email: Jonas [dot] Larsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 46 222 05 80

External Representatives

Hannie Lundgren

Hannie Lundgren

Director of Research, Skåne County Council

Email: hannie [dot] lundgren [at] skane [dot] se

Telephone: + 46 40-675 31 13, +46 40-675 31 13

Magnus Lindholm

Magnus Lindholm

General Manager Nordic, Baxter Medical AB

Email: magnus [dot] lindholm [at] baxter [dot] com

Adjunct members

Jan Holmgren, Professor, representing Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Lisa Karlsson, Scientific communicator of the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Lund University
Anja Meissner, Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow
Martin Magnusson, Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Clinical Researcher


Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The task of the SAB is to advise the steering group in the buildup of the center and the recruitment procedure.


National steering group for the four molecular medicine centres

The national steering group consists of representatives from each university, regional university healthcare and industry.