Per-Olof Berggren#


Per-Olof Berggren
Email:per-olof.berggren 'at' ki.se
Membership Number:2615
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:pberggren
Homepage: http://ki.se/ki/jsp/polopoly.jsp?l=en&d=22302&a=13727






Present and Previous Positions
  • Adjunct Professor June 1 2008 – May 31 2010 at the Division of Molecular and Life Sciences, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea
  • Adjunct Research Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.
  • 1997, Professor and Head Cell Biology and Experimental Endocrinology, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Director The Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1985, Associate professor in Medical Cell Biology, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1982, PhD in Medical Cell Biology, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden

Fields of Scholarship
  • diabetes
  • endocrinology
  • pancreatic islet cells
  • signal-transduction
  • cell biology
  • cell physiology
  • insulin release

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet since 1999
  • Ad hoc member of the Nobel Committee, Karolinska Institutet 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Class VII since 2008
  • Member of Academia Europaea since 2009
  • 1995 Erik K Fernströms prize to young and especially successful researchers
  • 1996 Mary Jane Kugel Award Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
  • 1998 Roche Diagnostics/Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International Diabetes Care Award
  • 1999 Novo Nordisk Foundation Award and Lecture
  • 2000 Hilda och Alfred Erikssons prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2001 Mary Jane Kugel Award Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
  • 2001 Karolina priset, Karolinska sjukhuset
  • 2002 The Swedish Society of Physicians Commemorative Prize
  • 2010 Distinguished Professor Award, Karolinska Institutet


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