Susanne Nylen

Karolinska Institutet

Topic: Immune-regulation in Human Visceral Leishmaniasis

Assoc. Prof. Nylen is the head of the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at Karolinska Institutet. She defended her PhD thesis at Karolinska Institutet in 2003 and completed a postdoc at the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda; Maryland, USA. Her research interests lie in understanding host adaptation to parasitic infections