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chemist

Arne Elof Brändström was Swedish chemist. Recipient Inventor prize The Swedish Board Technology Development, 1987, Oscar Carlsson Gold medal The Swedish Chemical Society, 1988; Gold medal The Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, 1988, Nauta European Federation Medicinal Chemistry, Basel, 1992, Wilhelm Westrups Kingl. Fysiografiska Sällskapet, Lund, Sweden, 1993.

Background

Brändström, Arne Elof was born on July 26, 1925 in Luleå, Sweden. Son of Karl Elof Vilhelm and Eleonora (Sundgren) Brändström.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1954.

Career

Assistant University Uppsala, Sweden, 1948-1952. Research chemist Pharmacia, Uppsala, Sweden, 1953-1959. Research director chemistry Hässle, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1959-1967, senior scientist Mölndal, Sweden, 1967-1972.

Guest professor Chemistry University Aarhus, Denmark, 1972-1973. Senior scientist Hässle, Mölndal, Sweden, 1973-1996.

Connections

Married Margit Elisabet Westerberg Brändström, August 31, 1947. Children: Lars, Peter, Margareta, Mats.

father:
Karl Elof Vilhelm Brändström

mother:
Eleonora (Sundgren) Brändström

spouse:
Margit Elisabet Westerberg Brändström

children:
Lars Brändström

Peter Brändström

Margareta Brändström

Mats Brändström