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Eric Sandström

Eric Sandström, Swedish physician. Achievements include research in serological classification of Neisseria gonorrhoea; first to Human Immunodeficiency Virus prevention and care. Recipient Janzon award, Swedish Medical Society, 1989, Research award, Swedish Dermatological Society, 1997.

Background

  • Sandström, Eric was born on March 17, 1942 in Solna, Sweden. Son of Eric Hjalmar Anders and Eivor Christina Margareta Sandström.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1972—1979.

    Career

    • Senior consultant Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, since 1985. Professor Karolinska Institute, since 1999, principal investigator, Human Immunodeficiency Virus immunogenicity study, 2002—2008. Director Venhälsan; Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention & Care, Stockholm, 1982—2005.

      Co-chair International Conference Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Stockholm, 1988, International Congress Drug Therapy Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, Glascow, since 1992. Aids vaccine advisory board World Health Organization, Geneva, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in serological classification of Neisseria gonorrhoea. First to Human Immunodeficiency Virus prevention and care.

    Connections

    • Married Jann Melanie Mitchell, December 26, 2002. Married Inger Karin Margareta Karlsson, August 16, 2008 (deceased November 11, 1989). Children: Anna Karin Ericsdotter Nordin, Anders Eric Ingersson children: Johan Eric Ingersson.
    • father: Eric Hjalmar Anders
    • mother: Eivor Christina Margareta Sandström
    • spouses: Jann Melanie Mitchell
    • Inger Karin Margareta Karlsson
    • children: Anna Karin Ericsdotter Nordin Sandström
    • Anders Eric Ingersson children: Johan Eric Ingersson Sandström
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    Born March 17, 1942
    (age 75)
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    • 1972
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1985
      Senior, consultant S+
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1999
      professor, Karolinska Institute
    • 2002 - 2008
      professor, Karolinska Institute