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educator , pharmaceutical chemist , researcher

Anders Edmund Grahnen, Swedish pharmaceutical chemist, educator, researcher.


Grahnen, Anders Edmund was born on November 1, 1950 in Lund, Skane, Sweden. Son of Hans Wilhelm and Britt Ingegerd (Astrom) Grahnen.


Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Uppsala, 1972. Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Uppsala, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Uppsala, 1984.


Senior instructor University Uppsala, 1971-1976. Pharmaceutical officer National Board Health and Welfare, Uppsala, 1976-1984, acting associate professor, director, 1984-1986, associate professor, director drugs, 1984-1986. President Professional Medical Consultant Drug Study Unit AB, 1988-1994.

Vice president Research and development PubMed Central Contract Research AB, 1995-1996, Quintiles AB, Uppsala, since 1996. Referee Pharmacology & Toxicology, European Journal Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.


Member American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists (charter), European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (vice president executive committee since 1996), Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences (board directors section pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism since 1996), Royal Akognostic Brotherhood Society Sweden (secretary general since 1986), Swedish Medical Society (section pharmacotherapeutics), Drug Information Association, Nordic Council on Medicines (chairman taskforce 1984).


  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing, golf.


Married Anita Karin Finne, May 2, 1981. Children: Johan, Viktoria.

Hans Wilhelm Grahnen

Britt Ingegerd (Astrom) Grahnen

Anita Karin Finne

Johan Grahnen

Viktoria Grahnen