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Tobias Sjöblom

Tobias Sjöblom, medical educator, researcher. Achievements include research in first analysis of acquired mutations in the majority of protein-encoding genes of breast and colon cancers; research in demonstrated therapeutic efficacy of plateled-derived growth factor (PDGF) antagonists in models of human cancer with activating mutations in the PDGF system. Recipient Alfred Blalock award, Johns Hopkins School Medicine, 2007.

Background

  • Sjöblom, Tobias Son of Bo Sjöblom and Birgitta Berggren.

  • Education

    • Degree in Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2002.

    Career

    • Research associate Johns Hopkins School Medicine, Baltimore, 2003—2007. Associate professor Uppsala University, 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in first analysis of acquired mutations in the majority of protein-encoding genes of breast and colon cancers. Research in demonstrated therapeutic efficacy of plateled-derived growth factor (PDGF) antagonists in models of human cancer with activating mutations in the PDGF system.

    Connections

    • Married Sofia Spolander, June 30, 2007.
    • father: Bo Sjöblom
    • mother: Birgitta Berggren
    • spouse: Sofia Spolander
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    • 1997
      Uppsala University
    • 2002
      Uppsala University
    • 2003 - 2007
      Research associate, Johns Hopkins School Medicine
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 2007
      associate, professor Uppsala University

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