PublISHED ON 29 May 2018

UpDATED ON 11 June 2018

The Committee for Clinical Studies

The Swedish Research Council’s Committee for Clinical Studies decides on the allocation of the Swedish Research Council’s funds for the national coordination of clinical studies. The Committee has 13 members active within academia, county councils and regions, as well as relevant industry organisations.

Decides on strategic focus and allocation of funds

The Swedish Research Council has been assigned by the Government to support and develop the prerequisites for clinical studies in Sweden through national coordination. The Committee for Clinical Studies decides how the Swedish Research Council’s funds earmarked for the assignment are allocated. The Committee also decides on the strategic focus of the work and promotes work with clinical studies within healthcare, academia and industry.

Composition of the Committee

The Committee for Clinical Studies consists of 13 members appointed by the Government, four based on nominations by the Swedish Research Council, four based on nominations by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions and four based on nominations by the industry organisations for the pharmaceutical industry, the medical technology industry, the biotechnology industry and private healthcare providers. The term of office is three years. Members can be re-elected for a further term of office of three years.

The committee meets four times a year.

Members 2018–2019

Namn

Titel

Organisation

Chris Heister
(chair)

Chair of the Board

Umeå University

Anders Blanck

Director General

LIF, the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Johan Dabrosin Söderholm

Professor, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

 

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Linköping University

 

Linköping University

Patrik Danielsson

Professor, Department of Integrative Medical Biology

 

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Umeå University

 

 

Umeå University

Jonas Ekstrand

CEO

SwedenBIO

Ann Hellström

Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology

 

Consultant

University of Gothenburg

 

 

Queen Silvia’s Children's Hospital

Sune Larsson

Director of Research and Education

Region Uppsala

Anna Lefevre Skjöldebrand

CEO

Swedish Medtech

Hannie Lundgren

Director of Research and Development

 Region Skåne

Jörgen Månsson

Hospital Manager

Carlanderska Hospital

Kerstin Nilsson

Professor, School of Medical Sciences

 

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Örebro University

 

 

Örebro University

Mikael Wiberg

Professor, Department of Integrative Medical Biology

 

Director of Research and Education

Umeå University

 

 

Västerbotten County Council

Katarina Wijk

Professor

 

Director of Research and Development

University of Gävle

 

Region Gävleborg

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