Lars Hillered


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Current position

  • Professor, Senior Consultant, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Education and main positions

  • MB 1973, Karolinska Institute
  • MD 1978, Uppsala University
  • PhD 1984, Uppsala University, Experimental Surgery. Thesis title: Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Damage in Cerebral Ischemia.
  • Post Doc 1984-1986, University of California at San Francisco, Dept Neurology
  • Current position 1999
  • Visiting Professor (Sabbatical) 2002-2003, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Co-director, Centre of Excellence Neurotrauma, Uppsala University Hospital, 2008-

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European Editor, Journal of Neurotrauma, Mary Ann Liebert Inc, New York, 2005-

Executive Board Member, International Neurotrauma Society, 2009-

Research area

My research interest is dedicated to the understanding of the pathobiology of traumatic and neurovascular brain injury with particular focus on molecular mechanisms and biomarkers of injury, neuroprotection and neurorepair. I did pioneering work introducing cerebral microdialysis as a neurochemical monitoring tool in the neurointensive care setting.


  • Published, peer-reviewed original articles: 139
  • Reviews/Editorials/Chapters: 35

Citation statistics (ISI)

  • h-index: 45
  • Total number of citations: 6638
  • Citations in 2014: 334
  • Citations in 2013: 313


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