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Professor Dan Mellström

Professor Dan Mellström is Physician in chief at the Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Unit.

  • Dissertation 1981 “Lifestyle Factors and Ageing”.
  • Supervisor Professor Alvar Svanborg.
  • Associate Professor in Geriatrics in 1983 and Professor in Geriatrics 2005.
  • Head of the Clinical Osteoporosis Department since 1987.


Clinical and epidemiological studies of osteoporosis and fractures. International cooperation in several studies as Mr OS and WHO-FRAX. Head of a prospective study of 11 000 women with baseline densitometry and mammography with 10 year risk for fracture and breast cancer.

PhD Students

  • Martin Stenström
  • Ewa Waern

Contact information

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Professor Dan Mellström
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