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Marju Orho-Melander

Marju Orho-Melander

Marju Orho-Melander is Professor of genetic epidemiology at the Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Lund University. She has MSc in biochemistry from Helsinki University 1995 and PhD in experimental endocrinology from Lund University 1999 under the supervision of Professor Leif Groop. She is head of the research unit “Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease -Genetic epidemiology” at the Lund University Diabetes Center, and her current research focus is in gene x diet interactions and gut microbiome as a mediator of such interactions in type 2 diabetes and associated cardiometabolic diseases, and in circulating and genetic biomarkers and dietary factors connecting cardiometabolic diseases and common cancer forms.

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