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Peter Naredi

Institute: University of Gothenburg

Country: Sweden


Peter Naredi is Professor of Surgery and Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. After defending his thesis on Tumour blood flow at the University of Gothenburg he did his postdoc at the Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, USA. In 1997 he moved to the University of UmeƄ and was appointed professor of surgery in 2003.

He has specialized in cancer surgery, especially hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery and melanoma. In 2012 he moved back to the University of Gothenburg and the Sahlgrenska university hospital. His main research areas are in clinical and basic research of cancers in the liver and pancreas. He has over 160 publications in highly ranked journals as the Cell, Lancet Oncol, JCO, PNAS, Nature Med, Nature Rev Clin Oncol, Cancer Res and Clin Ca Res. Peter Naredi has been president of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO), the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO), the Swedish surgical society and the Scandinavian surgical society.