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Prof. Carina Mallard

University of Gothenburg - Panel member for the National Institute of Health in the United States


Professor Mallard earned her Bachelors of Science at Lund University in Sweden. In 1995, she received her doctoral degree from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, where her research focused on the pathophysiology of fetal asphyxia. She received the Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Melbourne University in Australia in 1999, and following her post-doctoral work, she became a junior research fellow at the Swedish Research Council in 1999. In 2002, Dr. Mallard became a Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Gothenburg, and then a Professor in 2006. Throughout her research and academic career, Dr. Mallard has mentored over 30 students, where her research has focused on experimental perinatal brain damage research.

Professor Mallard has served on several committees at the University, including serving as the Chair of the Experimental Biomedicine Research Committee, as a Member of the Committee for Research Education, on the Scientific committee of the Mary von Sydow stipends for medical students, and as Chair of the Sahlgrenska Academy Board for PhD courses. On a national level, she has served on the Swedish National Animal Ethics Board, on the Study Section for Swedish Research Council from 2014 to 2017, and on the Study Section for Swedish governmental grants in public health in 2016. Her services have also been extended to international committees and boards, including serving as an Editorial Board Member for Neuropharmacology in 2011, on the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, and as a panel member for the National Institute of Health in the United States in 2016 and 2017.

Professor Mallard has over 190 peer-reviewed publications to her name, and has received several accolades for her contributions, including the Young Investigator Award from the Health Research Council in New Zealand, the Award for Best Presenter from the European Society for Pediatric Research in Uppsala, Sweden, the Young Investigator Award for the Health Research Council in New Zealand, and the Swedish Research Council Associate Professorship Award.