Thomas Lundeberg, MD

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Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

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Thomas Lundeberg is a Swedish doctor and medical researcher . He has conducted research in pain management with a focus on physical treatment methods and biochemical analysis. Lundeberg has also written textbooks in physiology , pain and acupuncture. Lundeberg became a specialist in medical rehabilitation in 1997 and in pain relief in 1999. He became a 2003 general practitioner in rehabilitation medicine at Karolinska University Hospital and moved to Danderyd Hospital in 2004 when the department moved there. Lundeberg disputed 1983 in physiology at Karolinska Institutet (KI) on a doctoral thesis on vibration treatment in chronic pain . He became a physiologist at KI 1988 and a senior lecturer in 1998.In his teaching, he mainly focused on elementary education in physiology for physiotherapist students . He was promoted to Professor of Physiology at KI 2001, and left the service in 2003. In 1992, Lundeberg initiated a collaboration with the pharmacist Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden's Agricultural University on the hormone oxytocin. Uvnäs-Moberg's research focused on oxytocin and this hormone's link to well-being, and has included popular science attention, especially in Sweden. The cooperation led them to jointly start a company using Karolinska Innovation and sought several patents together. Presently Lunderberg is Senior consultant, Pain Rehabilitation in Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Research Interest

Neuropeptide, Inflammation, Nervous System, Tinnitus, Anaesthetics, Acupuncture, Spinal Cord Injury, Pain Management, Chronic Pain, Muscle Contraction and Chinese Medicine