Christer Betsholtz#


Christer Betsholtz
Photo Magnus Bergström
Email:christer.betsholtz 'at' ki.se
Membership Number:2223
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:cbetsholtz
Homepage:http://ki.se/en/people/chrbet






Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2004 Professor of Vascular Biology, Karolinska Institute, Departments of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB) and Medicine
  • 1993-2004 Professor of Medical Biochemistry at Göteborg University
  • 1991-1993 Associate Professor, Särskild Forskartjänst
  • 1989-1990 Assistant Professorship, Särskild Forskartjänst
  • 1986-1988 Assistant Professor at Uppsala University
  • 1986 PhD from Uppsala University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis)
  • Role of pericytes (smooth muscle-like cells in microvessels) in vessel integrity

Honours and Awards
  • The Oscar Prize, Uppsala University (1989)
  • Fernström's Award for young investigators, Gothenburg University (1995)
  • Göran Gustavsson’s Prize in Molecular Biology (Swe) (1997)
  • The Alkis Seraphim Lecture, Cambridge University (UK) (2002)
  • The Lundberg Medal, Lundberg Foundation (Swe) (2004)
  • Member of Academia Europea (2004-)
  • Member of EMBO (2004-)
  • Member of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute (2006-)
  • Adjunct member of the Nobel Committee (2007-2010)
  • Member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (class VII) (2007-)
  • Russel Ross Endowed Lecture, Washington University (US) (2008)
  • Söderberg Professor of Medicine (Swe) (2009-2013)
  • Distinguished Professor Award, Karolinska Institutet (2009)
  • Axel Hirsch Prize, Karolinska Institutet (2010)
  • Del Monte Medal in Neuromedicine, Rochester University (US) (2010)
  • ERC Advanced Grant (2012)


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