Professor Bo Jacobsson is head of Perinatal Research Laboratory at Sahlgrenska University
Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden and Senior researcher at Institute of Public Health, Oslo,
Norway. Clinical scientist with specialty in Obstetrics and Maternal/Fetal Medicine. Leading
expert on mechanisms and epidemiology of preterm delivery. He is also a member of the
Board of Directors at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Prof. Jacobsson is chair of FIGO Working Group on Preterm Delivery and he is also leading
European Association of Perinatal Medicine (EAPM) special interest group of preterm
Prof. Jacobsson has published more than 240 per reviewed papers between 2002-
2019. Among other journals he has published in Nature, Science, New England Journal of
Medicine, Nature Genetics, PLOS Medicine and JAMA. He has been invited to lecture to
more than 140 international scientific conferences.