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Geneticist , pathologist

David Lennart Gisselsson, Swedish pathologist, geneticist. Achievements include discovery of the role of short telomeres and chromosome breakage in cancer development. Recipient Junior Investigator award, The Sharon B. Lund Foundation American Cancer Society, 2000.

Background

Gisselsson, David Lennart was born on March 5, 1974 in Lund, Sweden. Son of Hans Lennart Gisselsson and Margareta Elin Maria Gisselsson-Dahlen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, 2004. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, 2004.

Career

Visiting scientist Medical School Harvard University, Boston, 2000. Post doctoral fellow Department Clinical Genetics University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, since 2001, resident physician Department Pathology, since 2005. Visiting scientist University Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2003.

Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of the role of short telomeres and chromosome breakage in cancer development.

Connections

Life partner Helena Viktoria Anna Stjernberg.

father:
Hans Lennart Gisselsson

mother:
Margareta Elin Maria Gisselsson-Dahlen