About Lena Öhman

Senior Principal Investigator at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Lena Öhman is a Marie Curie Fellow, investigating host and microbiome interactions in the gut, funded by the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems. Lena Öhman received her PhD in 2002, and was assigned Associate Professor in 2009, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Her main research interest is how gut microbiota is linked to changed gut immune and barrier function, and classical pathophysiological alterations in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Dr. Öhman has published >30 publications in peer reviewed scientific journals. Her goal is to provide a better understanding of the interaction between mucosal immunology, gut microbiota, and symptomatology of bowel disorders.