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Ingemar Jan Björkhem

Ingemar Jan Björkhem, Swedish clinical chemist, researcher, educator. Certified specialist in clinical chemistry. Recipient Adolph Windaus prize Falk Foundation, 1986, Astrup Legate award Radiometer Foundation, 1996. Member Nobel Assembly.

Background

  • Björkhem, Ingemar Jan was born on April 25, 1941 in Lund, Sweden. Son of John and Dagny (Antonsson) Björkhem.

  • Education

    • B. in Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1963. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969, senior lecturer, 1970-1973, 76-85, professor, 1986, head Clinical Research Center, 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified specialist in clinical chemistry.

    Membership

    Member Nobel Assembly.

    Connections

    • Married Ragnhild Emilia Bloom, June 15, 1968 (deceased December 1998). Children: Gunhilde, Nonno, Linda.
    • father: John Björkhem
    • mother: Dagny (Antonsson) Björkhem
    • spouse: Ragnhild Emilia Bloom
    • children: Gunhilde Björkhem
    • Nonno Björkhem
    • Linda Björkhem
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    Born April 25, 1941
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    • 1963
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1969
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1969
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1969
      Assistant, professor Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden