Eddie Weitzberg

Eddie Weitzberg, SSES Board Member and Professor, KI

Dr. Eddie Weitzberg has been a board member of SSES since 2008. He represents Karolinska Institutet where he holds a position as a professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. He has devoted his research over the last 30 years to the small endogenous gas molecule nitric oxide and its role in cardiovascular function, inflammation and metabolism. He holds several patents related to nitric oxide research involving diagnosis and monitoring of asthma as well as therapeutic means to improve nitric oxide generation in cardiovascular disease. He has been instrumental in starting several companies, and has a longstanding interest in education as director of studies for medical and PhD students at Karolinska Institutet.