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Lars Goran Wistrand

Lars Goran Wistrand, Swedish chemist. Achievements include invention of novel type of contrast agent for Medical Research Institute. Grantee Swedish National Science Research Council, 1981-1989, Swedish Board for Technology Development, 1987-1991. Member American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, Swedish Pharmaceutical Society.

Background

  • Wistrand, Lars Goran was born on August 19, 1949 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of Bengt E. and Gunvor (Andersson) Wistrand.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1978. Master of Arts, University California, Santa Barbara, 1974.

    Career

    • Research associate Lund University, 1972-1979, 81-84, assistant professor, 1984-1990. Postdoctoral fellow University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1979-1980. Manager Research and Development Amersham Health Research and Development AB, Malmö, Sweden, since 1990.

      Consultant AB Astra, Sodertalje, Sweden, 1989-1991, Bra Bocker AB, Hoganas, Sweden, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of novel type of contrast agent for Medical Research Institute.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, Swedish Pharmaceutical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Ulla Birgitta Jeppsson, February 1, 1980. Children: Sara Paulina, Anna Maria, Nilla Cecilia.
    • father: Bengt E. Wistrand
    • mother: Gunvor (Andersson) Wistrand
    • spouse: Ulla Birgitta Jeppsson
    • children: Sara Paulina Wistrand
    • Anna Maria Wistrand
    • Nilla Cecilia Wistrand
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    Born August 19, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1972
      University Lund
    • 1978
      University Lund
    • 1974
      University California
    • 1979 - 1980
      postdoctoral fellow, University Utah
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1990
      manager, Research and Development Amersham Health Research and Development Bachelor of Arts
      Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden