Dr Malin Johnsson-Fagerlund

Associate Professor & Senior Consultant

Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

Malin Jonsson Fagerlund, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care at Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. She received her medical degree and PhD at Karolinska Institutet and did her residency at the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Karolinska University Hospital.

Dr Jonsson Fagerlund´s academic interest focus on improving respiration in the perioperative period, with focus on patients with obstructive sleep apnea, effects of drugs in anesthesia on regulation of breathing and vital airway functions. Recently the research has been focused on apnoic oxygenation and preoxygenation using THRIVE. She has also conducted several preclinical experimental studies with focus on mechanisms of drugs in anesthesia and oxygen sensing and signalling in the carotid body.

Clinically Dr Jonsson Fagerlund is the Head of the Function unit for Trauma, Obstetrics and Emergency surgery at Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden and has a subspecialisation in Intensive Care Medicine.