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oncology researcher , cellular pathologist

Kenneth Nilsson, Swedish cellular pathologist, oncology researcher. Achievements include research on leukemia and lymphoma. Recipient Hoechst Corporation prize, 1978, Fernstrom prize, Luno, Sweden, 1986. Chairman, Swedish Cancer Society, since 1992. Member American Association Cancer Research, Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

Background

Nilsson, Kenneth was born on August 8, 1942 in Sunne, Sweden. Son of Erik and Berta Nilsson.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1971. Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1972.

Career

Associate professor pathology Uppsala University, 1971-1976. Senior research fellow Swedish Cancer Society, Uppsala, 1976-1980. Professor cellular pathology Uppsala University, since 1980.

Consultant Sandoz, Vienna, 1981-1985, Pharmacia, Uppsala, 1981-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on leukemia and lymphoma.

Membership

Chairman, Swedish Cancer Society, since 1992. Member American Association Cancer Research, Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Karin Edsjo, May 22, 1965. Children: Lisa, Anders.

father:
Erik Nilsson

mother:
Berta Nilsson

spouse:
Karin Edsjo

children:
Lisa Nilsson

Anders Nilsson