Please note: change from patronymic surname Björnsson to family surname Isfoss in 2002
I am a citizen of Iceland and graduated from my country's national university in Medicine (cum laude 1982).
Certified as medical doctor and specialist in Anatomic Pathology (Iceland, Norway, Sweden). Fully insured for medical work conducted in the Nordic countries.
Diplomas from education programs at medical faculties (total 21 years): Medicine and Surgery 6 yrs (Univ. of Iceland). Clinical Pathology 2 yrs (UMass, USA). Anatomic Pathology 2 yrs (UMass, USA). Molecular Pathology including Surgical Pathology 2 yrs (Baylor, USA). PhD 6 yrs (stem cells in breast tissue, Lund Univ., Sweden). PhD 3 yrs (urinary bladder cancer diagnosis, Univ. of Oslo, Norway).
Practiced medicine in 13 pathology laboratories in Norway, United States of America, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Filed two medical diagnostic technology patents (USA, Europe)
Member in good standing of the Medical Society and the Pathology Society of Norway, the Medical Society and the Pathology Society of Sweden, the College of American Pathologists, the European Society of Pathology, and the International Society of Urological Pathology.
Currently serve as lead physician of a pathology laboratory in Norway, and lead of an international pathologist expert team.
ISFOSS RESEARCH & EDUCATION:
BJÖRN L. ISFOSS
What I Do
Parallel with daily clinical histopathology work I have been commissioned to advise Contract Research Organisations, a national government agency, a metropolitan health authority, a medical diagnostic technology company, a medical laboratory and a university, all within the sphere of clinical and experimental laboratory medicine. Experience with non-human species includes rodents and pigs, concentrating on several types of organs.
I provide these services through my company Isfoss Forskningsrådgivning & Undervisning (Isfoss Research & Education), incorporated in Norway 2018 with organisation number NO8984502027327.
Publication list, curriculum vitae and recommendations are available upon request.