Stefan KarlssonMD, PhD
Stefan Karlsson completed his MD degree at The University of Iceland and a Ph.D. degree from University College London. After three years as a postdoctoral fellow with Arthur Nienhuis at The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, Dr. Karlsson became Chief of The Molecular and Medical Genetics Section, NINDS, NIH. In 1995 he was recruited as a full professor to Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden where he is currently the head of the division of Molecular Medicine and Gene Therapy. Dr. Karlsson focuses his work on the regulation of hematopoietic stem cells and the development of stem cell expansion and gene therapy of hematopoietic stem cells.