Olov Rolandsson, UMEA

Associated Professor Olov Rolandsson

Role and contribution

Professor Olov Rolandsson contributes to workpackage 1.1.

Scientific profile

Professor Rolandsson is involved studies concerning autoimmune diabetes; how to classify diabetes in adults, prognostic factors for developing diabetes and diabetes epidemiology. He is PI for the diabetes registry in the Västerbotten Intervention Programme (DIVE) with more 1800 diabetes subjects included. He is also PI of the Lycksele Cohort Study, a prospective cohort within the Västerbotten Intervention Programme (VIP) with 2314 subjects who have been followed for more than 13 years. Prof Rolandsson has also been involved in studies focusing on the influence of adipokines in the development of insulin resistance.