Olle Larkö at Healthy Britain

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Olle Larkö at Healthy Britain

  1. 1. The Sahlgrenska Academy University of Gothenburg
  2. 2. Vision • Overview – the breadth of the academy represents a variety of perspectives • Excellence – top level health science education • Collaboration – with Västra Götaland region, industry and the general public
  3. 3. Key figures (31/12 2008) 6 500 students 900 postgraduate students 130 doctoral thesis 1 400 employees of which 850 researchers/lecturers 222 professors of which 50 visiting 1 867 million SEK turnover 699 million SEK in external funds
  4. 4. Future co-operation Same culture History of co-operation Academy – industry – health care
  5. 5. Courses at the Academy • Three levels of education: basic level, advanced level and research level • 18 programmes that provide vocational training • Independent courses and commissioned education • The LearnAble Project
  6. 6. Research at the Academy nov 07 • The university’s general prioritised areas: heart and vascular, biomaterials, vaccinations, diabetes and obesity • New environment: culture and health • Epidemiology • Sex hormones • Odontology • Health and Care Sciences • Neurology • Gynecology – Pediatrics • Biomedical research environment
  7. 7. At the forefront of research • Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000, professor emeritus Arvid Carlsson - Neuropharmacology • Development of Omeprazole (Losex) together with AstraZeneca • Osseointegration methods with titanium implants, professor emeritus Per-Ingvar Brånemark • Biomaterials
  8. 8. The world of science • Close collaboration with Västra Götaland region • Sahlgrenska University Hospital • Dental care • Clinical research ”The Gothenburg Model” • Collaboration with industry
  9. 9. Cooperation for health
  10. 10. The Academy and Society • Active media presence • Popular science: • Lectures • Science festival • Alltinget programme on Swedish radio station, P4 • Provision of expertise • Contribution to scientific journals

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