Carl Johan Sundberg

Carl Johan Sundberg is a licensed physician and professor at Karolinska Institutet where his research is focused on human genetics, genomics and epigenetics in relation to physical activity in patients and in healthy individuals. Another main research area concerns AI/ML-based computerized history taking, i.e. the patient interacts with a tablet or a computer and provides information about symptoms and other elements of history. Carl Johan is the head of the Department of learning, Informatics, management and Ethics, where he founded the Unit for Bioentrepreneurship, which is focused on research and education within innovation, management, entrepreneurship and intellectual property.

Carl Johan has designed and led numerous university and commissioned courses and programs, including Master in Bioentrepreneurship, Medicine for the Financial Industry, Medicine for Journalists, Effective Advocacy, Physical Activity and Sports Medicine and Human Physiology.

In 2005, he received a Certificate of Commendation for Communication in the Life Sciences from European Molecular Biology Organisation and the European Commission’s Descartes Communication Prize for Excellence in Science Commu-nication. Carl Johan serves as Treasurer of Euroscience ( and the initiator of Euroscience Open Forum (, a large (~4500 participants) biennial international general science meeting on science, technology, business and science communication. Carl Johan has authored several text-books in biology for 12-19 year-olds and popular science books on the biology of exercise

He is an elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. For 10 years, he worked as investment director at a 60 M€ life science venture fund. Carl Johan has served as member or chairman of numerous academic boards, e.g. president Swedish Society for Sports Medicine, member of the International Olympic Committee´s Medical Commission, Inspektor (guardian) for the Medical Student’s Union), chair of Research!Sweden – an independent advocacy foundation for medical research and innovation. His current and previous life science company board directorships include Cobra Biologics AB and Saniona AB.

Carl Johan Sundberg will be present at the conference : “Breaking Down The Data Bottlenecks In Healthcare” on friday the 15th of July from 15:45 to 17:00

The conference will be online and in Cleveringa stage (KOG).

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