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Frits-Axel Tage Wiesel

Frits-Axel Tage Wiesel, Swedish psychiatrist, educator, researcher. Register doctor, specialty in psychiatry. Grantee Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, 1984-1989, Medical Research Council, since 1988. Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Neurosci. Association, European Neurosci. Association, Association European Psychiatrists, Scandinavian Society for Psychopharmacology, American Psychiatric Association.

Background

  • Wiesel, Frits-Axel Tage was born on November 14, 1944 in Stockholm. Son of Frits Samuel and Greta Sofia (Svensson) Wiesel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1976.

    Career

    • Research assistant Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969-1975, lecturer in pharmacology, 1975-1976. Physician Karolinska and Sankt Görans Hospitals, 1977-1978. Resident in psychiatry Karolinska Hospital, 1978-1983, associate professor pharmacology, 1978, associate professor psychiatry, 1983, lecturer in psychiatry, 1984-1989.

      Professor psychiatry, department head Uppsala (Sweden) University, since 1989. Head psychiatry Uppsala University Hospital, 1994—2001. Researcher in psychiatry Medical Research Council, Stockholm, 1984-1989, priority committee in psychiatry.

      Research-education committee Uppsala University, 1989-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Register doctor, specialty in psychiatry.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Neurosci. Association, European Neurosci. Association, Association European Psychiatrists, Scandinavian Society for Psychopharmacology, American Psychiatric Association.

    Connections

    • Married Maj-Britt Inga Alterfors, May 11, 1972. 1 child, Fredrika.
    • father: Frits Samuel Wiesel
    • mother: Greta Sofia (Svensson) Wiesel
    • spouse: Maj-Britt Inga Alterfors
    • child: Fredrika Wiesel
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    Born November 14, 1944
    (age 72)
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    • 1968
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1976
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1969 - 1975
      Research assistant, Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1977 - 1978
      physician, Karolinska and Sankt G+
    • 1989
      professor, Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1989
      department head, Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1994 - 2001
      head, psychiatry Uppsala University Hospital
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