Professor Brännström is the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He has been visiting professor at Harvard Medical School and Mayo Clinic, USA. He is a leading scientist and has undertaken research focussed on mechanisms of ovulation, intra-ovarian immune-regulation of ovulation and corpus luteum function, PCOS and gynecological cancer. From 1999 his research has included uterus transplantation. He has published 200 scientific papers and 100 review articles. He has been the main supervisor of 20 PhD students. His major clinical contribution has been uterine transplantation, which is a milestone in both transplantation surgery and gynecology/reproductive medicine.