Toresson, Linda

Linda Toresson graduated from the Swedish University of Agricultural Science in 1995. She is a recognized Swedish Specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, and a Swedish Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Since 1996, she has worked at the Evidensia Specialist Animal Hospital, Helsingborg, Sweden. Linda served as the Medical Director during 2007-2013, a position she left to become an external part-time PhD-student in gastroenterology at Helsinki University. In 2018, she presented her thesis on oral cobalamin supplementation in dogs with chronic enteropathies.

She has focused on various aspects of chronic gastrointestinal disorders during all her career. Currently, she is a senior consultant in GI at the Evidensia Specialist Animal Hospital in Sweden and is still affiliated with Helsinki University as a post-doc. Her main research interest is the intestinal microbiome, faecal microbiota transplantation, bile acid diarrhoea, cobalamin deficiency and the link between emotional stability and chronic enteropathies. She is a board member of the European Society of Comparative Gastroenterology and a member of Comparative gastroenterology Society as well as a member of several advisory boards, including the Companion Animal Fecal Bank Consortium and the Scientific Committee of the Swedish Medical Product Agency.