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educator , toxicologist

Björn Rickard Ekwall, Swedish toxicologist, educator. Recipient The 1994 Marchig Animal Welfare award Marchig Animal Welfare Trust, The 1995 Juliana von Wendts Animal Welfare award Juliana von Wendt Fund, Nordic Research award Alternatives to Animal Experiments, 1999.

Background

Ekwall, Björn Rickard was born on June 13, 1940 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Josef Holger and Majken Birgitta (Lundqvist) Ekwall.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1980.

Career

Lecturer department anatomy Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1970-1981. Toxicology consultant Swedish Food Administration, Uppsala, 1981-1983. Director Cytotoxicology Laboratory, from 1983.

Assistant professor department pharmaceutical Biosciences division toxicology, director Multicenter Evaluation in Vitro Cytotoxicity, University Uppsala, 1989-1996.

Membership

Member Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences, Swedish Society Toxicology, Society Toxicology, Scandinavian Society Cell Toxicology (founder 1983), Scandinavian Society Cell Toxicology (chairman since 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, chess, philosophy.

Connections

Married Barbro Johansson, May 29, 1962. Children: Johan, Karl, Olov.

father:
Josef Holger Ekwall

mother:
Majken Birgitta (Lundqvist) Ekwall

spouse:
Barbro Johansson

children:
Johan Ekwall

Karl Ekwall

Olov Ekwall