Akademiliv congratulates Lena Öhman on the professorship! Her research group studies immune activity and gut bacteria, especially in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In several published studies she has shown how immunological and bacterial parameters can predict disease progression but also response in treatment with anti-TNF inhibitors of IBD patients. She is a member of the Postgraduate Education Committee and the Education Committee for Basic Medical Sciences, and was also recently appointed subject representative in immunology. As a professor, she participates in immunology education on the medical program and is responsible for a course in immunology at the advanced level.