Mattias Lorentzon

Professor/ Chief Physician

Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical
Visiting address
Postal address
Su sahlgrenska
41345 Göteborg

About Mattias Lorentzon

Mattias Lorentzon is a professor in geriatric medicine at the Institute of Medicine, Gothenburg University and Chief physician at the Osteoporosis Clinic at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Mölndal. He is also the director of the national Clinical Osteoporosis Research School (CORS) and the champion of the Sahlgrenska University Hospital Fracture Liaison Service. He has been president of the Swedish Osteoporosis Society (2011-2015) and has served as an expert reviewer in outlining diagnosis and treatment guidelines for the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) 2009-2015. He has made a significant contribution in the osteoporosis research field, with 161 peer-reviewed publications and over 11000 citations (June 2018).

Main Research Topics

Mainly clinical studies investigating the role of genetic and environmental factors, especially physical activity, on bone microstructure, geometry, and fracture risk.

Current Ph.D. students (main supervisor) 2014- Kristian Axelsson, MD 2015- Lisa Johansson, MD 2015- Berit Larsson, MD