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Keiko Funa

Keiko Funa, Japanese molecular cell biologist, physician. Diplomate Japan, Sweden. Fogarty fellow National Institutes of Health, 1984-1985; named Best Presenter of Year, Swedish Oncology Radiology Association, 1985. Member Swedish Medical Association, American Cancer Research Association, American Society Microbiology.

Background

  • Funa, Keiko was born on January 3, 1949 in Ashiya, Hyogo, Japan. Arrived in Sweden, 1974. Daughter of Yasuo and Sadako (Uesugi) Funa.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan, 1974. Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1984.

    Career

    • Intern Uppsala University Hospital, 1975-1978, resident, 1978-1984. Researcher National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1984-1985, Ludwig Institute, Uppsala, 1986-1997. Professor medical cell biology Göteborg (Sweden) University, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate Japan, Sweden.

    Membership

    Member Swedish Medical Association, American Cancer Research Association, American Society Microbiology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel.

    Connections

    • Married Hans Erik Agren. Children: Nina, Nils.
    • father: Yasuo Funa
    • mother: Sadako (Uesugi) Funa
    • spouse: Hans Erik Agren
    • children: Nina Funa
    • Nils Funa
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    Born January 3, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Kyoto University
    • 1978
      Uppsala University
    • 1984
      Uppsala University
    • 1984 - 1985
      researcher, National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1986 - 1997
      researcher, National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
    • 1997
      professor, medical cell biology G+