Dr. Lucas Rehnberg, BSc MSc MBBS, has held a great passion for space life sciences for many years, from conducting research to teaching. He graduated from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2015, and is currently a Junior Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care Medicine, at University Hospital Southampton, UK. Lucas also has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences and a Master’s degree in Human and Applied Physiology from Kings College London.
In addition to his clinical work, Lucas has been involved as a Visiting Research Associate at the Centre of Human and Aerospace Physiological Sciences since 2011, and as a Consultant in Space Medicine from 2012 at the Microgravity Centre, PUCRS. It is primarily through these roles that he has gained many years of experience in space life sciences, from conducting research, publishing several papers in the area of space medicine, particularly Basic Life Support in microgravity, as well as having given many international presentations and teaching at a range of levels, from school to postgraduate university students. Lucas is very active in his roles as a doctor and scholar, and focuses with great enthusiasm on space life science research in the pursuit of keeping humankind safe in the space environment and searching to resolve the obstacles caused by the effects of microgravity on human physiology and health.