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professor of immunology

Hans L.R. Wigzell, Swedish academic administrator. Recipient Anders Dahre's prize, Oslo University, 1976, Erik Fernstrom's prize, Uppsala University, 1979.

Background

Wigzell, Hans L.R. was born on October 28, 1938 in Stockholm. Son of Nils R. and Astrid E. Wigzell.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1967. Doctor of Medicine(honorary), University Tor Vergate, Rome, 1997.

Career

Assistant professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969—1972, professor, chairman, since 1982, president, since 1995. Professor, chairman Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1972—1982. Director State Bacteriol.

Laboratory, Stockholm, 1987—1991, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Stockholm, 1992—1993.

Membership

American Association of Immunologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, nature, tropical plants.

Connections

Married Kerstin S. Largell. Children: Olivia, Simon, Nora, Klara.

father:
Nils R.

mother:
Astrid E. Wigzell

spouse:
Kerstin S. Largell

children:
Nora Wigzell

Klara Wigzell

Olivia Wigzell

Simon Wigzell