Gunnar Claes Hansson, Swedish medical biochemist. Achievements include development of the biosynthetic pathway for a cancer associated antigen, technique for determination of sugar specific attachment of bacteria and virus, techniques for combined separation characterization of complex saccharides, characterization of cancer-associated mucins, cloning of intestinal mucin, assembly of mucins.
Hansson, Gunnar Claes was born on January 30, 1951 in Lessebo, Sweden. Son of Henry V. and Asta G. (Claesson) Hansson.
Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, 1981.
Postdoctoral scholar University Gothenburg, 1982, research associate, 1985-1987, assistant professor molecular biology, since 1987. Postdoctoral scholar National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1983-1984. Professor analytical biochemistry Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1992.
Member Gothenburg Medical Association, Swedish Medical Association.
Married Ulrica I. Sterky. Children: Fredrik C., Patrik C., Elisabeth S.