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Prize winner 2010

Prize winner

Fredrik Bäckhed

Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Wallenberg laboratory
Unit of Molecular and Clinical Medicine


Fredrik Bäckhed
Nils Wierup, Fredrik Bäckhed och Hindrik Mulder


The notion that changes in gut microbiota could underlie, to some extent, the pandemic increases in obesity, is novel and exciting. Fredrik Bäckhed´s innovative studies addressing these possibilities are pioneering efforts, which may pave the way for a new paradigm in diabetes research.