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diabetes researcher

Åke Sjöholm, Swedish diabetes researcher. Recipient Young Investigator's award Scandinavian Society for Study of Diabetes, 1993, Eli Lilly/European Association for the Study of Diabetes fellowship in diabetes European Association for Study of Diabetes, 1994, jubilee prize Swedish Endocrine Society, 1999, Alvarenza prize Swedish Society Medicine, 2001, Sankyo/European Association for the Study of Diabetes insulin resistance prize award, 2001.

Background

Sjöholm, Åke was born on March 4, 1963 in Nykôping, Sweden. Son of Erik and Majken (Norstedt) Sjöholm.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1991.

Career

Senior scientist Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1991. Physician Lôwenstrômska Hospital, Upplands, Sweden, 1991-1996. Associate professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1994.

Visiting scientist University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1991-1993. Member Board Medical Faculty, Uppsala, 1989-1991. Board directors Uppsala University Positron Emission Tomography Center, 1989-1991.

Membership

Ensign Army, 1993, Sweden. Member Bio-chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Diabetes Association, European Association for Study Diabetes.

Connections

Married Helena Westlund, 1999.

father:
Erik Sjöholm

mother:
Majken (Norstedt) Sjöholm

spouse:
Helena Westlund