Ulf Risérus

Professor at Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

Visiting address:
Husargatan 3, BMC
751 22 Uppsala
Postal address:
Husargatan 3, BMC, Box 564
751 22 UPPSALA

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Associate professor of clinical nutrition and metabolism, leading a research group that investigate dietary effects on obesity and type 2 diabetes. One aim is to understand how different fatty acids influence the risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This research can contribute to new knowledge that help prevent these diseases, but also improve treatment. He is a full-time researcher, funded by the Swedish Research Council, but also teaches regurlarly, e.g.the medical school.

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