Göran K. Hansson#


Göran K. Hansson
Email:goran.hansson 'at' ki.se
Membership Number:2459
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:ghansson
Elected:2007
Homepage: http://ki.se/en/people/gorhan
http://www.ceric.se/research/goran.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010- Distinguished Professor, Karolinska Institutet
  • 2010- Vice Chairman of the Nobel Foundation
  • 2009-2014 Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine
  • 2008 Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • 1995- Professor, Cardiovascular Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
  • 1994-1995 Professor, Cell biology, Univ. Gothenburg
  • 1989-1994 Senior scientist experimental medicine, Univ. Gothenburg
  • 1983-1988 Resident, medicine, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1981-1983 Postdoctoral fellow, Univ. Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
  • 1980 PhD, Histology/cell biology, Univ. Gothenburg
  • 1977 MD, Univ. Gothenburg, Sweden

Fields of Scholarship
  • cardiovascular medicine
  • atherosclerosis
  • cardiology
  • molecular medicine
  • autoimmunity
  • inflammation

Honours and Awards
  • Erik K. Fernström Prize for Medical Research, 1992
  • Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, elected 1997
  • Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, 1998-, chair 2004-2006
  • Lars Werkö Prize for Heart Research, 1998
  • Russell Ross Memorial Lecture, International Atherosclerosis Society, 2000
  • Science Committee of Louis-Jeantet Foundation, member 2000-2008, chair 2009-
  • Nikkilä Lecture, Scandinavian Society for Atherosclerosis Research, 2002
  • Eijkman Medal, Utrecht University 2003
  • Anitschkow Prize, European Atherosclerosis Society 2007
  • George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecture, American Heart Association 2007
  • Elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 2007
  • Elected to Academia Europæa 2007
  • William Harvey Lecture and Medal, European Society of Cardiology, Munich 2008
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Intl Atherosclerosis Society, Boston 2009
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Heart Association, Orlando 2009
  • Federa Prize, Federation of Biomedical Scientific Societies, Leiden, The Netherlands 2011
  • Middlesex Memorial Lecture, University College London 2012
  • Honorary Professor, Shandong University, China 2014
  • Anthony Cerami Prize in Translational Medicine, Feinstein Institute, New York 2014
  • Doctor of Medicine honoris causa, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio 2015.



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