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Frits-Axel Tage Wiesel

educator , psychiatrist , researcher

Frits-Axel Tage Wiesel, Swedish psychiatrist, educator, researcher. Register doctor, specialty in psychiatry. Grantee Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, 1984-1989, Medical Research Council, since 1988. Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Neurosci. Association, European Neurosci. Association, Association European Psychiatrists, Scandinavian Society for Psychopharmacology, American Psychiatric Association.

Background

Wiesel, Frits-Axel Tage was born on November 14, 1944 in Stockholm. Son of Frits Samuel and Greta Sofia (Svensson) Wiesel.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1976.

Career

Research assistant Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969-1975, lecturer in pharmacology, 1975-1976. Physician Karolinska and Sankt Görans Hospitals, 1977-1978. Resident in psychiatry Karolinska Hospital, 1978-1983, associate professor pharmacology, 1978, associate professor psychiatry, 1983, lecturer in psychiatry, 1984-1989.

Professor psychiatry, department head Uppsala (Sweden) University, since 1989. Head psychiatry Uppsala University Hospital, 1994—2001. Researcher in psychiatry Medical Research Council, Stockholm, 1984-1989, priority committee in psychiatry.

Research-education committee Uppsala University, 1989-1993.

Achievements

  • Register doctor, specialty in psychiatry.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Neurosci. Association, European Neurosci. Association, Association European Psychiatrists, Scandinavian Society for Psychopharmacology, American Psychiatric Association.

Connections

Married Maj-Britt Inga Alterfors, May 11, 1972. 1 child, Fredrika.

father:
Frits Samuel Wiesel

mother:
Greta Sofia (Svensson) Wiesel

spouse:
Maj-Britt Inga Alterfors

child:
Fredrika Wiesel