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educator , Geriatrician

Bengt Göran Winblad, Swedish geriatrician, educator. Recipient Alzheimer award, Swedish Society Medicine, 1994, award, 2001, Medical Sciences award, The Royal Swedish Academy, 1997, award, Nor's Alzheimer award, 1997, Alois Alzheimer award, 1997, Nordic prize in Gerontology, 2002, Norage Kabi Pharmacia awards (4).

Background

Winblad, Bengt Göran was born on March 17, 1943 in W. Kristine Borlänge, Sweden. Son of Matts and Inge-Britta Winblad.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Umeå, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Umeå, 1975.

Career

Docent University Umeå, Umeå, Sweden, 1977—1982, professor geriatric medicine, 1982—1987, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1987. Chief physician geriatric medicine Huddinge Hospital, since 1987. Director Karolinska Institute Sumitomo Pharma.

Alzheimer Center, Novum Research Park, Huddings. Member advisory committee Medical Research Council, 1988—1995. Member Nobel Assembly for medicine Karolinska Institute, since 1988.

Guest professor, Frankfort, Germany, 1995—1996. Honorary professor Beijing University Medical Science, China, 1997. Director Swedish Brain Power Center of Excellence.

Chairman steering committee Axonyx Inc. Former board director NeoTherapeutics Inc. Past chairman Sandoz Foundation for Gerontological Research- Europe.

Membership

Member of International Psychogeriatric Association (organized the 2nd International Conference, Umeå, Sweden 1985, organized the 12th International Conference, Stockholm 2005, board director since 2001, former president).

Connections

Married Eva Winblad; children: Ulrika, Johanna, Carl.

father:
Matts Winblad

mother:
Inge-Britta Winblad

spouse:
Eva Winblad

children:
Ulrika Winblad

Johanna Winblad

Carl Winblad