Dr. Alf Andersson holds the position of Medical Advisor at TFS since 2012.
He has a University Medical Degree from the University in Lund, Sweden and has a diploma of Pharmaceutical Medicine from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Alf initially practiced medicine for several years where his main focus was the areas of gynecology/gynecological oncology, urology and general medicine.
He has more than 16 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has held different positions in Astra, later AstraZeneca. Before joining TFS he worked as Senior Global Safety Physician at AstraZeneca for 6 years in the respiratory and inflammatory therapeutic areas. In this role, he served as global medical safety expert for significantly important drugs in the field of respiratory and inflammation. He was also awarded the AstraZeneca Clinical Innovation Award.
Alf has a thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, especially clinical research and global regulatory requirements and practices governing expedited and periodic safety reporting, signal generation, safety evaluation and risk management activities.
In his position as Medical Advisor at TFS, he provides an authoritative opinion and answers medically based questions concerning medical, legal and regulatory matters. This involves cross-functional activities and responsibilities.