Johan Zelano

Specialist doctor and Professor of Neurology at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital and the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

Membership period 2020–2025

The goal of my research is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. My research group uses epidemiological studies to map risk factors and incidence, clinical studies with imaging and blood samples to find biomarkers and questionnaires to monitor quality of life and psychosocial consequences of epilepsy.


1. Photo: Erik Thor/YAS 2. Photo: Josefin Bergenholtz 2. Photo: Johan Wingborg (Click to enlarge)

Johan Zelano Foto: Josefin Bergenholtz

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Interests: Neurology

“Clinical research is close to my heart. Hopefully, my involvement in the academy can contribute to improving the conditions for clinical research.”

Young Academy of Sweden
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SE-104 05 Stockholm

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