Prof. Kjell Öberg

ENETS Chair from 2012 until 2014

Kjell Öberg is a Senior Professor at Dept of Medical Sciences and Senior Advisor for the Department of Endocrine Oncology at the University Hospital Uppsala, Sweden. He was formerly the Head of the Department of Endocrine Oncology and Associate Director of Ludwig institute for Cancer Research and Chairman of Department of Medical Sciences and Dean of the Medical Faculty at Uppsala University. Professor Öberg is one of the founding members of ENETS and NANETS and pioneered the diagnosis and treatment of NETs. He has more than 45 years of experience in the field, has authored more than 600 publications, and has an h-factor of 98. He has  received numerous awards, including the European Interferon Research Award in 1991, the Eminent Scientist of the Year in 2003, the European Gold Medal in Endocrinology from the English Endocrine Society in 2004, the Rudbeck Medallion for Excellence in Research in 2014, the NANETS Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014, the ENETS Life Achievement Award in 2017, the Swedish Endocrine Society Gold Medal for Excellence in Research, and the Asia-Pacific Neuroendocrine Society Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a member of The Royal Society of Sciences, Finnish Oncology and Spanish Neuroendocrine Society.

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