Niklas Marklund - Bio

Niklas Marklund - Bio

Niklas Marklund

Chair of the Section of Neurotrauma & Critical Care

Niklas Marklund is since 2016 professor and academic chair at the Department of Neurosurgery at Lund University, Sweden, as well as professor of neurosurgery at Uppsala University, Sweden. He went to medical school in Umeå, Sweden and had his neurosurgical training in Uppsala. After his PhD on traumatic brain injury in 2001, he spent two years as a post-doctoral fellow in Philadelphia, USA continuing his research on neurotraumatology. His main clinical and scientific areas of interest are neurotraumatology that includes experimental as well as clinical research and ranges from sports-related concussions to neurocritical care topics, vascular disorders and spinal neurosurgery.

Niklas Marklund was 2010-2016 the Swedish representative in the EANS training committee as well as the scientific secretary of the Swedish Neurosurgical Society. He hosted the 2015 Uppsala training course, is a current member of the EANS exam committee and is a Swedish course leader for the annual Scandinavian neurosurgical courses, Beitostolen, Norway. He is the current mentor of 5 PhD students and on the editorial board or associate editor of five journals including Frontiers in Neurology- Neurotrauma, Journal of Neurotrauma and Acta Neurochirurgica. He is elected member of the Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee, European Brain Injury Consortium, and the Neurotrauma Committee of the WFNS. Niklas Marklund has a genuine sports interest and enjoys the art of piano playing. He is of course an individual member of the EANS and was in October 2017 elected as the section chair of Trauma & Critical Care of the EANS.

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