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Olle Ljungqvist

Title: Professor School/office: School of Medical Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303000

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Olle Ljungqvist

Research Subject

Research environments

  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre

About Olle Ljungqvist

Olle Ljungqvist Professor of Surgery is studying the reactions to surgical stress and how modifications of these responses may help to optimize recovery after major operations. He is the co-initiator and leading a large international project called Enhanced Recovery After Surgery by serving as the Chairman of a non for profit medical organization; the ERAS Society

ERAS is presented by him in a 2017 TEDx talk (

Olle Ljungqvist is also Chairman of a European project in clinical nutrition; European Nutrition for Health Alliance (ENHA), a Charity registered in the UK. ENHA is active across Europe improving nutritional care for patients and elderly people. This work is performed in collaboration with a number of organisations including the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) and the WHO Europe.