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Björn Rickard Ekwall

Björn Rickard Ekwall, Swedish toxicologist, educator. Recipient The 1994 Marchig Animal Welfare award Marchig Animal Welfare Trust, The 1995 Juliana von Wendts Animal Welfare award Juliana von Wendt Fund, Nordic Research award Alternatives to Animal Experiments, 1999.

Background

  • Ekwall, Björn Rickard was born on June 13, 1940 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Josef Holger and Majken Birgitta (Lundqvist) Ekwall.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1980.

    Career

    • Lecturer department anatomy Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1970-1981. Toxicology consultant Swedish Food Administration, Uppsala, 1981-1983. Director Cytotoxicology Laboratory, from 1983.

      Assistant professor department pharmaceutical Biosciences division toxicology, director Multicenter Evaluation in Vitro Cytotoxicity, University Uppsala, 1989-1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences, Swedish Society Toxicology, Society Toxicology, Scandinavian Society Cell Toxicology (founder 1983), Scandinavian Society Cell Toxicology (chairman since 1998).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, chess, philosophy.

    Connections

    • Married Barbro Johansson, May 29, 1962. Children: Johan, Karl, Olov.
    • father: Josef Holger Ekwall
    • mother: Majken Birgitta (Lundqvist) Ekwall
    • spouse: Barbro Johansson
    • children: Johan Ekwall
    • Karl Ekwall
    • Olov Ekwall
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    Born June 13, 1940
    Died August 19, 2000
    (aged 60)
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    • 1969
      Uppsala University
    • 1980
      Uppsala University
    • 1970 - 1981
      Lecturer, department anatomy Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1981 - 1983
      toxicology consultant, Swedish Food Administration
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
    • 1989 - 1996
      assistant, Multicenter Evaluation in Vitro Cytotoxicity
    • 1989 - 1996
      director, Multicenter Evaluation in Vitro Cytotoxicity