Bengt Samuelsson#

Bengt Samuelsson
Membership Number:60
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1983-1995 Rector, Royal Caroline Institute
  • 1978-1983 Dean of the Medical Faculty, Royal Caroline Institute
  • 1973 Professor of Medical and Physiological Chemistry at Royal Caroline Institute
  • 1967-1972 Professor of Veterinary Medical Chemistry at University of Stockholm
  • 1961-1966 Teacher of Medical Chemistry at Royal Caroline Institute
  • 1961 MD at Royal Caroline Institute

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cholesterol metabolism
  • Transformation products of arachidonic acid

Honours and Awards
  • Swedish Medical Association's Jubilee Award, Stockholm, Sweden (1968)
  • Anders Jahres Award, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway (1970)
  • Louisa Gross Horwitz Award, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. (1975)
  • Intrascience Medalist, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. (1976)
  • Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, New York, U.S.A. (1977)
  • Ciba Geigy Drew Award in Biomedical Research, Madison, New Jersey, U.S A. (1980)
  • Heinrich Wieland Prize, Munich, West Germany (1981)
  • The Gairdner Foundation Award, Toronto, Canada (1981)
  • Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award in Basic Medical Research, Brandeis University, Boston, Mass., U.S.A. (1981)
  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1982)
  • Honorary Member of Swedish Medical Association, Stockholm, Sweden (1982)
  • Member of International Association of Allergology & Clinical Immunology Award(1982)
  • Waterford Bio-Medical Science Award, La Jolla, California, U.S.A. (1982)
  • American Chemical Society Division of Medical Chemistry Award (1982)
  • Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1982)
  • The Bror Holmberg Medal of the Swedish Chemical Society (1982)
  • Member of Academia Europea (1988)

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