Haggstrom, Jens Prof. Dr. (University of Uppsala, Sweden)
Jens Haggstrom was born and brought up in Uppsala, Sweden, where he also completed his basic veterinary training 1990. He earned his Doctorate degree in 1996 with a thesis concerning myxomatous mitral valve disease in dogs. He became an Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, in Uppsala the year 2000, 2003 Promoted Professor, and in 2012 Professor (Chair) in the same subject . Jens Haggstrom is author and co-author of a large number of original papers in Internationally distributed peer-viewed Journals, Congress abstracts and Textbook chapters, including the 2000, 2005 and 2010 Editions of Ettinger and Feldman’s “Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine”. His main interests in research concerns acquired heart disease in dogs and cats (MMVD, DCM and Cardiomyopathy in cats), pathophysiology and therapy of heart failure, and genetic risk factors for heart disease in dogs and cats. Jens Haggstrom is a Diplomate of ECVIM since 1998. He enjoys running, racquet sports, golf and skiing in his spare time.