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educator , physician

Lars Anders Carlson, Swedish physician, educator. Recipient Minkowski prize European Diabetes Association, 1968, Florman award Royal Swedish Academy, 1975, Alvarenga prize Swedish Medical Society, 1985, Thureus Research prize, Uppsala, 1971, Stockholm, 1980; Chemical Industries Basel Foundation grantee in ageing research, 1956.

Background

Carlson, Lars Anders was born on November 14, 1928 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Fritz David and Marie Louise (Ljungberger) Carlson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1960.

Career

Intern, resident department medicine Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1956-1961, associate professor, 1961-1968. Professor, chairman department geriatrics Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1968-1973. Professor department medicine Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1973-1993.

Chairman King Gustav V Research Institute, 1973-1993, emeritus research professor, since 1994. Board directors Nobel Assembly, Stockholm, 1973-1993.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Physicians (Edinburgh). Member European Society Clinical Investigation (president 1972-1973), European Atherosclerosis Group (president 1973-1977).

Connections

Married Kerstin Rudin, March 18, 1953 (divorced November 1978). Children: Björn, Mats, Pia. Married Lena Johansson, October 10, 1979 (divorced August 1989).

Children: Lars-Anders, Lena-Maria. Married Anette Maria Asplund, November 24, 1989. Children: Carolina Larsdotter, David Lars.

father:
Fritz David Carlson

mother:
Marie Louise (Ljungberger) Carlson

spouses:
Kerstin Rudin

Lena Johansson

Anette Maria Asplund

children:
Björn Carlson

Mats Carlson

Pia Carlson

Lars-Anders Carlson

Lena-Maria Carlson

Carolina Larsdotter Carlson

David Lars Carlson