Network of Medical Experts


Helena Litorp


Helena Litorp (MD, PhD, Assoc. Professor) is a board-certified specialist physician in obstetrics/gynecology and an associated professor in global health at Karolinska Institutet. She has 15+ years of experience from clinical work, education, supervision, and international research collaboration.

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Folke Sjöberg


Folke Sjöberg (MD, PhD, Professor) is a senior consultant in anesthesiology/intensive care and a professor of intensive care and burn surgery. Folke has 40 years of experience within his field of expertise and has served as primary investigator in 250+ clinical trials, ranging from phase I-IV.

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Erik Rein-Hedin


Erik Rein-Hedin (MD, PhD candidate) has been with CTC as a clinical research physician since 2016. Erik has acted as principal investigator and co-investigator in 70+ clinical trials in all clinical phases but is mainly dedicated to Phase I trials in healthy volunteers, including first-in-human.

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Jian Fransén


Jian Fransén (MD, PhD candidate) is a board-certified specialist physician in general surgery and has been with CTC since March 2020. His clinical interests range from wound healing and surgical devices to cancer diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.

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Björn Schultze


Björn Schultze (MD) is a resident physician in general medicine. He has been with CTC since 2022 acting as principal investigator and co-investigator in several early phase trials, including first-in-human trials.

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Hjalmar Flygt


Hjalmar Flygt (MD, PhD candidate) is a senior resident physician specializing in internal medicine. He has a broad interest and experience in the field of internal medicine, with a clinical focus on emergency medicine, thromboembolic and cardiovascular diseases.

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Johan Nilsson


Johan Nilsson (MD, PhD) is a resident physician specializing in clinical pharmacology and has been working with CTC since 2020. He has experience as principal investigator and co-investigator in more than 50 clinical trials in all phases, including First-in-Human (FIH).

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Marcus Hjort


Marcus Hjort (MD, PhD) is a resident physician in cardiology with a broad clinical interest in the field of cardiovascular disease, although with a particular focus on primary and secondary prevention.

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Julia Uffenorde


Julia Uffenorde (MD, PhD candidate) is a specialist physician in ear-nose- and throat-medicine. As a doctoral student at Uppsala University, Julia conducts research in the field of epigenetics with a focus on identifying biomarkers to predict treatment outcomes in head and neck cancer patients.

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Fredrik Huss


Fredrik Huss (MD, PhD, Assoc. Professor) is a senior consultant and associate professor in plastic surgery. Fredrik is Director of Uppsala Burn Center and the Tissue Establishment at the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, both at Uppsala University Hospital.

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