Prof. Jan Lötvall, MD PhD, is a distinguished figure in the field of medicine and science. He holds the positions of Professor and Senior Consultant at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Prof. Lötvall’s impressive career spans various prestigious roles and achievements.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, showcasing his editorial leadership. Additionally, he served as the First President of the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles from 2012 to 2016.
Prof. Lötvall has a clinical specialty in Allergy and Clinical Pharmacology, and his research interests lie in extracellular vesicles, particularly exosomes and microvesicles, as therapeutics. His work focuses on understanding how these vesicles transport RNA molecules between cells.
He holds an extensive educational background, including studies in Medicine at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and Medical School at the University of Gothenburg. He further enriched his knowledge as a visiting fellow at the National Heart and Lung Institute in London, UK.
With over 330 publications listed on PubMed, Prof. Lötvall’s contributions to the scientific community are highly regarded. He received the LIPID SCIENCE Prize in 2023, a testament to his exceptional work in the field. Prof. Lötvall’s research has far-reaching implications, including potential therapeutic applications in various diseases.
In addition to his academic and research roles, he has served as the Chief Scientist at Codiak BioSciences from 2016 to 2018, demonstrating his commitment to advancing scientific innovation beyond academia.