Barbara Cannon#

Michael Huth
Foto: Erik Huss
Email:barbara.cannon 'at' su.se
Membership Number:4548
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:bcannon
Elected:2017
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013 - present Professor emeritus, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University
  • 1983 - 2013 Professor, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University
  • 2009 - 2014 Guest professor, The Royal Veterinary College, London
  • 2007 - 2009 Guest professor, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2002 - 2006 Consultant, Biovitrum Ltd.
  • 1980 - 1983 Associate Professor, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University
  • 1974 - 1980 Research Associate, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University
  • 1973 - 1974 Postdoctoral fellow, Canadian Research Council, Ottawa
  • 1971 - 1973 Research Assistant, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University
  • 1967 - 1971 Doctoral student, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Energy metabolism
  • Bioenergetics
  • Brown adipose tissue
  • Obesity

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, Japan
  • 2016 Experimental Biology and American Physiological Society Prize for Scientific Reviews
  • 2012-2015 President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2014 King’s Medel (12th size), the Order of the Seraphims, Sweden
  • 2014 Honorary doctor, Buckingham University, Buckingham, UK
  • 2013 European Lipid Research Award from EuroFedLipid
  • 2013 Honorary doctor, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK
  • 2012 International Union of Physiological Sciences, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Prize Lecture
  • 2009 Honorary doctor, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2009-2012 Chairman of the Trustees of the Nobel Foundation
  • 2006-2012 Member of the Trustees of the Nobel Foundation
  • 2003-2008 Vice-President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 1989- Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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