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Stig Lennart Agurell

Stig Lennart Agurell, Swedish pharmacist, research administrator. Award Committee. Served with Swedish Army, 1953-1954. Named Distinguished Alumnus, Purdue University, 1983.; Member American College Neuropsychopharmacology, Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences (director 1973-1981), Scheele Award Committee.

Background

  • Agurell, Stig Lennart was born on October 16, 1932 in Hogsby, Smaland, Sweden. Son of Claes L. and Astrid E. (Carlsson) Agurell.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy., Purdue University, 1962. Licensed pharmacist Royal Pharmaceutical Institute-Stockholm, 1963, Dr.pharm., 1966, Doctor of Science honorary, Purdue University, 1985.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1962. From research assistant to assistant professor Royal Pharmaceutical Institute, Stockholm, 1959-1960, 62-69. Head drug research and information Central Military Pharmacy, Stockholm, 1969-1971, head, 1971-1973.

      Assistant director research Astra Lakemedel AB, Sodertalje, Sweden, 1974-1976, director research, 1976-1984, president, since 1984.

    Works

    • Author: Cannabinoids, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with Swedish Army, 1953-1954. Named Distinguished Alumnus, Purdue University, 1983. Member American College Neuropsychopharmacology, Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences (director 1973-1981), Scheele Award Committee.

    Connections

    • Married A. Birgitta E. Nilsson, June 27, 1957. Children– Eva, Lena.
    • father: Claes L. Agurell
    • mother: Astrid E. (Carlsson) Agurell
    • spouse: A. Birgitta E. Nilsson
    • children: Eva Agurell
    • Lena Agurell
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