Johan Frostegård is a Professor of Medicine at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. He is also a Senior Consultant in Internal Medicine and in Rheumatology. His main research interests are the immunological aspects of atherosclerosis and its consequences, particularly cardiovascular disease (strokes and myocardial infarction). He is active in the field of autoimmunity, and researches systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. He has published hundreds of papers in peer-reviewed journals, and was coordinator of the European consortium CVDIMMUNE, focused on novel aspects of immunity and atherosclerosis. He is an inventor and entrepreneur in the biotech industry, where discoveries from his lab, including novel therapeutic properties of Annexin A5, are now in different phases of drug development. His publications include three novels, and acclaimed books in relation to evolution, such as Almost All About Mankind (2008, 2013, 2017), and The Decline and Fall of Economic Man (2014).