Jan Kristian Damås
Jan Kristian Damås is a Professor in Infectious Diseases at the Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, NTNU and a Senior Consultant at the Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Olav's Hospital in Trondheim, Norway. He received his degree as Medical Doctor in 1994 and became specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in 2010. He completed his PhD studying inflammation in cardiovascular diseases in 2001 at the University in Oslo and was postdoc during the period 2002-2006, partly at the Specialized Center of Research on Molecular Medicine and Atherosclerosis, University of California, San Diego, USA. Han is author of numerous papers in infectious diseases, cardiovascular disorders as well as in clinical immunology. Today his main interest is on the immunopathogenesis of HIV-infection and rickettsioses, and sepsis research in general.