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Ivar Sjaastad
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Ivar Sjaastad

CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER

Based on extensive research experience from a long career in medical research, Ivar leads the Scientific team and makes sure all aspects of Ledidi’s activities hold high scientific standards.

Ivar is a specialist in internal medicine and cardiology, and holds a PhD from University of Oslo in experimental cardiology. He is a Professor of Medicine at University of Oslo, and a research group leader and senior consultant at Oslo University Hospital. He has over the years been PI or participant on several basic to clinical research projects within cardiology, rheumatology, pharmacology, imaging and molecular biology. He has successfully established startup companies, also on software.