Lena Claesson-Welsh#


Lena Claesson-Welsh
Email:lena.welsh 'at' igp.uu.se
Membership Number:4305
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:lclaesson-welsh
Homepage: http://www.igp.uu.se/forskning/vaskularbiologi/lena-claesson-welsh




Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997 - present Professor in Medical Biochemistry, Uppsala University
  • 1992 - 1996 Associate member, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (Uppsala Branch)
  • 1986 - 1992 Assistant member, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (Uppsala Branch)
  • 1986 - 1990 Postdoc, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (Uppsala Branch)
  • 1984 - 1986 Postdoc, Dept. of Virology, University of Chicago, USA
  • 1981 - 1984 PhD student, Dept. of Cell Research, Uppsala University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Molecular mechanisms in angiogenesis
  • Angiogenic growth factors
  • Signal transduction
  • Tumor vascularization
  • Inflammation
  • Imaging by confocal, multiphoton and electron microscopy

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 The Rudbeck Award by the Uppsala Medical Society
  • 2009 Award “Wallenberg Scholar” by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation
  • 2003 Elected member of the Royal Swedish Science Academy
  • 2001 The Jubilee award by the Swedish Society of Medicine
  • 1998 Göran Gustafsson Foundation award in Medicine
  • 1996 Anders Jahre's award for younger scientist
  • 1995 The Svedberg award, by the Swedish society for Biochem. Mol. Biol.
  • 1995 The Erik K. Fernström award, by the Uppsala University Medical Faculty

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