Background and activities
Bjørn Gustafsson is Dean at the Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He is professor of Gastroenterology, specialist in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Gustafsson is also an attending physician at St. Olavs University Hospital in Trondheim.
His research background is translational research on inflammatory bowel disease, as well as basic research in neuroendocrinology and neuroendocrine tumor biology.
Bjørn Gustafsson was president of The Norwegian Gastroenterological Association from 2009 until 2013 and is still on the board.
He was Vice Dean (Dean of Research) at the Faculty of Medicine from 2012-2015.