Olov Wiklund is Professor Emeritus at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, and previously head of the Department of Cardiology at Sahlgrenska University Hospital and head of the Wallenberg Laboratory for Cardiovascular research in Gothenburg.
He was a member of the writing group for the EAS/ESC Guidelines for dyslipidaemia 2016 and 2019.
He is a previous vice-president of EAS and has held several positions in national and international organizations in the field of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular prevention.
His main research interest is dyslipidaemia in cardiovascular disease with a focus on the interaction between lipoproteins and the vascular wall as well as treatment and prevention.
He is currently editor for the EAS ACADEMY.