Hansa Medical’s scientific committee consist of renowned scientists Professor Lars Björck and Hansa Medical board members Birgit Stattin Norinder (chairman), Stina Gestrelius, Angelica Loskog and Hans Schikan. The scientific committee advises on scientific matters and evaulate the company research strategies.
The Scientific Committee has the following responsibilities:
- assist the Board of Directors with recommendations regarding Hansa Medical’s research and development strategies and opportunities;
- perform such other duties as are considered necessary and appropriate in conjunction with the work set forth above; and
- perform such other duties as instructed by the Board of Directors may from time to time.
Professor Lars Björck, born 1949, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed professor of Medical and Physiological Chemistry at Lund University in 1990, a position he held until 2004, when he was appointed professor of Infection Medicine at Lund University. He is former head of the Division of Infection Medicine at Lund University. His research has resulted in 15 approved patents and seven pending patent applications, among them the patents and patent applications related to Hansa Medical’s most important project, IdeS. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed publications.