Stig Bengmark, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Professor Bengmark received his PhD from Lund University in 1958. He has been honorary visiting professor of UCL London University since 1999. He is officer and member of numerous professional scientific organizations and editorial boards of journals. He is the second surgeon in history to become a member of Academia Europaea. Professor Bengmark is also honorary member of several national surgical associations and two royal surgical colleges. His fields of scholarship include systemic inflammation; innate immunity; surgical morbidity; chronic diseases; probiotics; synbiotic; clinical nutrition; healthy food; lifestyle and health. He has published over one thousand scientific papers and book chapters.