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Gunnar Claes Hansson

medical biochemist

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.

Background

Hansson, Gunnar Claes was born on January 30, 1951 in Lessebo, Sweden. Son of Henry V. and Asta G. (Claesson) Hansson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, 1981.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • 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.

Membership

Member Gothenburg Medical Association, Swedish Medical Association.

Connections

Married Ulrica I. Sterky. Children: Fredrik C., Patrik C., Elisabeth S.

father:
Henry V. Hansson

mother:
Asta G. (Claesson) Hansson

spouse:
Ulrica I. Sterky

children:
Fredrik C. Hansson

Patrik C. Hansson

Elisabeth S. Hansson