Our Scientific Team

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Pernilla Lindén, Metabolomics

Dr. Pernilla Lindén is a researcher from Umeå, Sweden. Dr. Lindén is a welcome addition to Pro Test Diagnostics. Dr. Lindén’s brings recongised expertise within gas- and liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, design of experiment and multivariate statistics. She has previous experience in small bio molecules, chemical metabolites, and has brought those skills to protein and peptide analysis focus of proteomics.

Dr. Lindén’s expertise allows Pro Test Diagnostics to deliver our milestones on internal projects and to provide external contract analysis services.

She received her PhD in Biology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU, Sweden), and an MSc in Biotechnology.


Irene Granlund, Sr. Director Laboratory Services; (Co-founder)

Dr. Irene Granlund (Co-founder) is a protein scientist and analyst from Umeå, Sweden. Dr. Granlund brings her expertise to Pro Test Diagnostics and has been instrumental in the development methods to analyse various biological samples. Dr. Granlund has brought her attention to detail and expertise to the first of its kind product for autologous blood doping detection in sports anti-doping efforts to maintain clean sports competition.

She received her PhD in plant physiology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU, Sweden) using LC/MS/MS to evaluate the alternations of plant proteins under various stimuli.


Nelson Khoo, COO, Co-founder

Dr. Nelson Khoo  has over 10+ years of management and business development experience. Dr. Khoo has consulted and managed projects covering immunology, molecular biology, cancer, diabetes, developmental biology and diagnostic development. Dr. Khoo’s other experiences include development of university core facility and has co-founded a global professional society. Dr. Khoo helped start several companies (Sweden and Netherlands) and sits or have sat on the board of directors of several startups. Dr. Khoo has an Honours B.Sc. degree from Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada), as well as a M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Western Ontario (Canada). Dr. Khoo is a serial entrepreneur, co-inventor on several patent applications, and 16+ peer-reviewed publications.


Christer Malm, CEO, Co-founder

Dr. Christer Malm