Prof. Andersson’s research interests are extremely important for the ISoN since he has a longstanding interest in bladder physiology and pathophysiology and in the pharmacological management of bladder dysfunctions, including OAB and its role in nocturia. He is also specifically interested in the spectrum of systemic diseases that can be associated with nocturia.
Prof. Andersson received his medical degree from the University of Lund in 1968, where he subsequently worked as a lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology. He completed his Ph.D. at the Department of Pharmacology, Lund University, in 1973. In 1975 he obtained a Swedish specialist degree in Internal Medicine and was appointed as Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Odense, Denmark. From 1976 to 1978 he had the same position at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. From 1978-2006 he was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden. He has been visiting professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto (1983-1985) and at the Department of Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA (1997-1998), and is currently visiting professor at the University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark (2013-2014). From 1993 to 2000 Dr. Andersson served as Vice Dean of the Medical Faculty at the University of Lund. He is a member of many international societies including the American Urological Association, the European Association of Urology, and the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research. He is currently acting as section editor of Investigative Urology (Journal of Urology), Neurourology and Urodynamics, and World Journal of Urology, and serves on the Editorial Boards of several other journals including European Urology, International Journal of Impotence Research, International Journal of Urology, and LUTS. During his career, Dr. Andersson has authored more than 800 articles in peer-reviewed international journals.