Log In

Karl Artur Paul Edman Edit Profile

Pharmacology educator , researcher

Karl Artur Paul Edman, Swedish Pharmacology educator, researcher. Recipient Medal of Distinction Royal Physiographic Society, 1992, Order of the North Star Swedish Governor, 1973, Scientific symposium award, 1991. Fellow Royal Physiographic Society; member Physiological Society, Biophysical Society, Scandinavian Physiological Society.

Background

Edman, Karl Artur Paul was born on November 28, 1926 in Mörlunda, Sweden. Son of Fridolf and Ellen (Brenander) Edman.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1949. Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1959.

Career

Associate professor Uppsala University, 1959-1962. Professor Umea University, Sweden, 1962-1964, Lund University, Sweden, since 1964. Honorary research associate University College London, 1960-1961, research professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1968-1969.

Membership

Fellow Royal Physiographic Society. Member Physiological Society, Biophysical Society, Scandinavian Physiological Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: greenhouse growing, studying runic inscriptions.

Connections

Married Anna-Greta Björk, June 24, 1955. Children: Åke, Ruth.

father:
Fridolf Edman

mother:
Ellen (Brenander) Edman

spouse:
Anna-Greta Björk

children:
Ruth Edman

Åke Edman