Ekesten, Björn

Björn Ekesten is Professor of Clinical Neurophysiology in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala. He qualified from the SLU in 1987 and completed his PhD there in 1994. In 1997, he became a Diplomate of the ECVO and was later the President of the ECVO and ESVO. Björn has been on the faculty of SLU for too many years now, but has previously worked as visiting scientist at the Edward S. Harkness Institute, Columbia University, New York and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Director of Electrodiagnostics at the Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Björn has a particular interest in retinal diseases and visual neurophysiology and has co-authored textbook chapters on small animal retinal diseases, visual electrodiagnostics, physiology of vision and animal vision.