Hans Friberg, MD, PhD is a Professor of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Lund University and a Senior Consultant at Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden. Dr Friberg did his PhD-work at the Laboratory of Experimental Brain Research at Lund University, where he studied brain injury, mitochondrial dysfunction and the mitochondrial permeability transition pore in rodent models of global and focal brain ischemia.
His present research area is post-resuscitation care and temperature management after cardiac arrest and he was the senior author of the Target Temperature Management after cardiac arrest trial (TTM-trial). His research field includes assessment of brain injury and prognosis after cardiac arrest and he is a co-author of the European Resuscitation Council guidelines on this topic. He was an initiator of the Hypothermia Network which has become the International Cardiac Arrest Registry (INTCAR), a transatlantic research collaboration with more than 6000 registered patients. He is the initiator of SWECRIT, a large regional biobank for critically ill patients in the ICU. Dr Friberg serves on the Board of the Swedish Resuscitation Council. In his spare time, he enjoys time with family & friends at the tennis court at home or in Provence.