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Clinical pharmacology educator

Anders Jan Rane, Swedish Clinical pharmacology educator. Certified specialist in clinical pharmacology. Recipient Trafvenfelts award, 1978. Fellow Swedish Society Medical Sciences, European Society Development Pharmacology (member board), International Union Pharmacology (treasurer since 1992, councillor division clinical pharmacology 1989-1992), Swedish Association Clinical Pharmacology (chairman since 1996).


Rane, Anders Jan was born on July 4, 1943 in Stockholm. Son of Torsten B. and May B.M. (Ohlsson) Rane.


Bachelor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1964. License Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973.


Deputy head clinical pharmacology Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1976-1985. Professor, head pharmacotherapeutic unit, division drugs National Board Health & Welfare, 1985-1990. Professor clinical pharmacology Uppsala University, 1990-1998.

Head department clinical pharmacology University Hospital, Uppsala, 1990-1998. Professor clinical pharmacology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1998. Chairman department clinical pharmacology Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden, since 1999.

United States Public Health Service international postdoctoral research fellow Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1975-1976. Visiting professor Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1984, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1987. Research guest Molecular Pharmacology Group, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Edinburgh United Kingdom, 1992.

Member World Health Organization Expert Advisory Panel on Cancer. Member Council of the Swedish Cancer Society. Chairman of section on drugs Swedish Association of Medical Sciences, 1982-1984.


  • Certified specialist in clinical pharmacology.


Fellow: Swedish Association Medical Sciences (Trafvenfelts award 1978). Member: European Association Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (councillor 1999—2007), Swedish Association Clinical Pharmacology (chairman 1996-1999), International Union Pharmacology (councillor division clinical pharmacology 1989-1992, treasurer 1992—2000), European Society Development Pharmacology (secretary general 2001-2004, president 2004-2006, board directors).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ornithology, music.


Married Kristina A. Erichs, April 26, 1945. Children: Fredrik, Mattias, Johanna.

Torsten B. Rane

May B.M. (Ohlsson) Rane

Kristina A. Erichs

Mattias Rane

Johanna Rane

Fredrik Rane