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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Employment

2018 – Senior lecturer, a tenured, fully financed group leader position at the Medical Faculty, Lund University, 100% research time

2011 – Chief Operational Officer, COO of Genepod Therapeutics AB

Previous employments

2016 – 2018 Assistant senior lecturer, a 4-year tenure track position, fully financed group leader position at the Medical Faculty, Lund University, 100% research time

2015 – 2016 Researcher (“Forskare”) and group leader at the Medical Faculty, Lund University. 

2011 – 2015 Assistant professor of Neuroscience and group leader at the Medical Faculty, Lund University. Fully funded position financed in competition from the Multipark SFO, 100% research time

2010 – 2011 Postdoctoral scientist at the Neuronal Plasticity and Repair unit, Medical Faculty, Lund University

2009 – 2010 Postdoctoral scientist at the B.R.A.I.N.S unit, Medical Faculty, Lund University

Higher education qualification

2016 Appointed as a Docent in Neuroscience at Lund University. 

2005 – 2009 PhD in Neuroscience at the Medical Faculty, Lund University (Dec 4, 2009)

2000 – 2005 Master of Medicine (Biomedicine) at the Medical Faculty, Lund University 

2003 – 2004 Biomedical Graduate School (Mathemathics and medicine) at Lund University 

2002 – 2003 Engineering mathematics, Lund Institute of Technology 

2000 Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Lund University

1999 Military service

Publication statistics

Total citations: 981, h-index: 17 (Google Scholar), 15 (Scopus and ISI web of knowledge where two papers are not listed), Mean IF: 8.2 (Max: 24.1, Min: 3.2), 8 “high impact” papers (IF >10), as of September 2016.

Intellectual property and entrepreneurship

Founding scientist and one of four board directors and Chief Operational Officer, COO of Genepod Therapeutics AB built around the invention listed below. 

Named Inventor of a two PCT, world-wide patent applications and one PRV patent application. The first so-far approved in 7 countries (40 pending). 

Appointments & Awards

2016 – External Expert reviewer for the Horizon 2020 Human Brain Project

2016 – External Expert reviewer for the National Science Centre, Poland

2013 – First prize in the Science Slam at the “Almedalen” political week, Gotland

2012 – Expert panelist for The French National Research Agency (ANR)

2012 First prize in a Science stand-up, “Kulturnatten”, Lund, Sweden

2011 – Expert panelist for the Research Council of Norway

2011 First prize in the Medicon Valley Alliance Science Slam

2011 Swedish Society for Medical Research. Two-year post doc fellowship

2007-2009 Board member of the Lund University Medical Faculty steering committee

Molecular Neuromodulation unit
Wallenberg Neuroscience Center
Department of Experimental Medical Science
BMC A10, 221 84 Lund, Sweden
 
Phone: +46 46 222 68 36
e-Mail: tomas [dot] bjorklund [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se