Pär Westlund is an Associate Professor at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm/Sweden He has been active mainly within the Prostaglandin and Steroid Hormone Research Area. He has been involved in more than 60 studies in cooperation with European drug companies, and is an expert of Thromboxane. Pär Westlund has been Head of Medical Clinics as well as Laboratories.
He has been meditating since 1980. He is an instructor of Acem Meditation and has taught around 1,000 people to meditate, and has been involved in some 50 weekly retreats in Acem Meditation. Pär Westlund gives lectures on meditation techniques and research.