Fred Nyberg is Professor in Biological Research on Drug Addiction at the Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences Uppsala University. Since 2011 he has been Head and Coordinator of Uppsala University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Drug Addiction (U-FOLD). During 2002-2007 he was employed part time by the Swedish Government as Head of Research Issues at The National Drug Policy Coordinator and in 2008 he joined the Advisory Board at The ANDT unit at The Social Ministry dealing with questions relating to drugs and drug addiction. He was Chairman for the Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences between 1999-2006, and in 2006 he was appointed as Dean at The Faculty of Pharmacy, Uppsala University. Professor Nyberg has contributed profoundly to the research community, with over 400 articles in his list of publications reflecting broad aspects of problems related to addiction.