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Tomas Hökfelt

Tomas Hökfelt, Swedish neuroscientist, educator, cell biologist. Member of Nobel Assembly, Max-Plank Institute Psychiatry (member advisory board), Max-Plank Institute Experimental Medicine, International Brain Research Organization, Chinese Academy of Sciences (member advisory board Institute Neuroscience).

Background

  • Hökfelt, Tomas was born on June 29, 1940 in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969. Researcher Swedish Medical Research Council, 1969—1978. Professor histology and cell biology Karolinksa Institute, since 1979, vice chairman Department Neuroscience, 1993—1999.

      Lecturer in field; visiting scientist, Canada, 1989.

    Membership

    Member of Nobel Assembly, Max-Plank Institute Psychiatry (member advisory board), Max-Plank Institute Experimental Medicine, International Brain Research Organization, Chinese Academy of Sciences (member advisory board Institute Neuroscience).
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    Born June 29, 1940
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    • 1962
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1968
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1971
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1969
      Assistant, professor Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1969 - 1978
      researcher, Swedish Medical Research Council