Jörgen Ekström is a Professor of pharmacology, since 1988, at the Division of Pharmacology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He received his M.D. (licensed physician) and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Lund, Sweden. Formerly, Ekström held positions as a Professor of oral biology, Acting Professor/Associate Professor of physiology, and Senior Research Fellow (Medical Research Council) in the field of the autonomic nervous system biology, and, presently (in periods), he is a Visiting Professor at the University of Cagliari, Italy. Formerly, he was the Reviewing Editor of The Journal of Physiology (London). He is the coeditor of the books Glandular Mechanisms of Salivary Secretion and Neural Mechanisms of Salivary Gland Secretion (Karger, 1998 and 1999). He published more than 160 peer-reviewed original publications, mainly with focus on salivary gland physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. Ekström received The International Association of Dental Research's Distinguished Scientist Award for Salivary Research in 2004.
Biography Updated on 16 August 2011