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Åke Lernmark

educator , physician , scientist

Åke Lernmark, Swedish physician, scientist, educator. Recipient Minkowski award European Association for Study of Diabetes, 1984, Kellion medal Australian Diabetes Association, 1985, J.E. Poulson award, 1991, A. Lazarow award 1993.

Background

Lernmark, Åke was born on August 11, 1945 in Stockholm. Came to the United States, 1988.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Umeå, Sweden, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor medicine University Umeå, 1972-1979. Director research Hagedorn Research Laboratory, Gentofte, Denmark, 1979-1988. Adjunct professor University Lund, Sweden, 1986-1989.

Professor University Washington, Seattle, 1988-1992, Kasolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1993.