Jan-Åke Gustafsson, Swedish molecular endocrinologist, medical nutritionist. Achievements include patents for osteoporosis treatment with estrogen receptor beta antagonist; patents for molecular cloning, cDNA sequences, and therapeutic uses of mammalian estrogen receptor beta; patents for OR-1 orphan receptors belonging to the nuclear receptor family.
Associate professor in chemistry Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1971-1978, professor, chairman department medical nutrition, since 1978, director center biotechnology, since 1985, member Nobel Assembly. Chief science councillor Karobio Inc., Stockholm, since 1987. Adjunct professor department cell biology Baylor College Medicine, Houston, since 1987.
Lecturer in field.
1971 - 1978