Professor of Neurology
the Karolinska Institutet
Tomas Olsson is professor of Neurology at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden.
He is active in a large number of academic groups and societies in the neurology area. He is member of the board of the Swedish MS society, has been chairman for the previous Swedish expert committee for MS and is co-founder of the European School of Neuroimmunology (ESNI). He is also a member of the International MS societies, former president of the international Society of Neuroimmunology (ISNI) and former member executive board of the European Committee for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS). He is also a member of the Nobel assembly.
He has been co-author of over 470 original papers, and many of them published in high impact journals like Nature Genetics, Cell, Lancet, the Journal of Experimental Medicine, the Journal of Clinical investigation and the Journal of Neuroscience.
Current research interest is in the immunology, epidemiology and genetics of multiple sclerosis and its experimental models, as well as neuro-infections.