Professor and senior consultant
Lund University, Sweden
Thoas Fioretos is a professor and senior consultant at the Department of Clinical Genetics, Lund University, Sweden. He is also the Director of national Clinical Genomics platform at SciLifeLab, a national facility offering expertise and service in next-generation sequencing for clinical research and developing new diagnostic assays for improved precision diagnostics. Professor Fioretos is also a recipient of a Wallenberg Clinical Scholar. His research is focused on translating genomic discoveries in acute leukemia into improved clinical decision-making and new therapies. Fioretos is a founding member of Genomic Medicine Sweden, aiming at implementing genomics-based precision medicine in Sweden, and is the co-coordinator of the Hematology Working Group within GMS. He has published >120 research articles, many in top tier journals, and is an Associate Editor of Genes Chromosomes and Cancer.
Fioretos has co-founded two spin-out companies active in bioinformatics (Qlucore AB) and antibody-based therapies of cancer (Cantargia AB), respectively.