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educator , Cell biologist

Bo Olof Alexander Hellman, Swedish cell biologist, educator. Recipient Eriksson prize Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1983, Nordic prize Fernström Foundation, 2001. Member European Association for Study of Diabetes (Minkowski award 1969), American Diabetes Association, Scandinavian Society for Study of Diabetes.

Background

Hellman, Bo Olof Alexander was born on June 19, 1930 in Mariestad, Sweden. Son of Erik Olof Alexander and Ingeborg (Hedberg) Hellman.

Education

Medical candidate, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1952. Medical licensed, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor histology, U. Uppsala, 1960-1963; researcher medical research county, U. Uppsala, 1963-1964; professor medical cell biology, U. Uppsala, since 1976; associate professor histology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1964-1966; professor histology, U. Umeå, Sweden, 1966-1976.

Membership

Member European Association for Study of Diabetes (Minkowski award 1969), American Diabetes Association, Scandinavian Society for Study of Diabetes.

Connections

Married Birgit Inga Margareta Nilsson, October 14, 1961. Children: Björn, Mats, Jarl, Boel.

father:
Erik Olof Alexander Hellman

mother:
Ingeborg (Hedberg) Hellman

spouse:
Birgit Inga Margareta Nilsson

children:
Björn Hellman

Boel Hellman

Jarl Hellman

Mats Hellman