Portrait of Johan Zelano
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Johan Zelano new member of Young Academy of Sweden

Johan Zelano is one of eight new members of Sweden's young academy.

Sweden's young academy is currently welcoming eight new members from universities in Gothenburg, Linköping, Lund, Stockholm, Umeå and Uppsala. WCMTM Clinical Researcher Johan Zelano is one of the newly elected members.

About Zelano Group

Johan Zelano is a consultant neurologist at Sahlgrenska university hospital and assistant professor at Sahlgrenska academy, University of Gothenburg. He is the adult epilepsy team director at Sahlgrenska university hospital. The research group belongs to the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, and became a part of the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational medicine in June 2020.

The goal of the research is to improve diagnosis, treatment, and health care of persons with epilepsy, with a specific focus on epilepsy acquired in adulthood. From animal models, we know that inflammation and reorganization of brain networks are key aspects of development of epilepsy and an important aim is to identify biomarkers of these processes to allow early detection, diagnosis and in the longer run prevention.

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