Catharina Svanborg#

Catharina Svanborg
Email:catharina.svanborg 'at'
Membership Number:1905
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN

Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor of microbiology at Lund University
  • Senior physician at Skåne University Hospital
  • PhD in 1978, Göteborg University, Sweden
  • MD in 1974, Göteborg University, Sweden

Fields of Scholarship
  • microbiology
  • proteins in breast milk
  • to elucidate the structure, cellular targets and therapeutic efficacy of HAMLET (Human Alpha-lactalbumin Made Lethal to Tumor cells), a broad-acting tumoricidal protein-lipid complex
  • to elucidate the pathogenesis in urinary tract infections, specifically the genetic control of innate immune response to bacterial infection

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the Academia Europaea

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