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Lars Goran Wistrand

chemist

Lars Goran Wistrand, Swedish chemist. Achievements include invention of novel type of contrast agent for Medical Research Institute. Grantee Swedish National Science Research Council, 1981-1989, Swedish Board for Technology Development, 1987-1991. Member American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, Swedish Pharmaceutical Society.

Background

Wistrand, Lars Goran was born on August 19, 1949 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of Bengt E. and Gunvor (Andersson) Wistrand.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1978. Master of Arts, University California, Santa Barbara, 1974.

Career

Research associate Lund University, 1972-1979, 81-84, assistant professor, 1984-1990. Postdoctoral fellow University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1979-1980. Manager Research and Development Amersham Health Research and Development AB, Malmö, Sweden, since 1990.

Consultant AB Astra, Sodertalje, Sweden, 1989-1991, Bra Bocker AB, Hoganas, Sweden, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of novel type of contrast agent for Medical Research Institute.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, Swedish Pharmaceutical Society.

Connections

Married Ulla Birgitta Jeppsson, February 1, 1980. Children: Sara Paulina, Anna Maria, Nilla Cecilia.

father:
Bengt E. Wistrand

mother:
Gunvor (Andersson) Wistrand

spouse:
Ulla Birgitta Jeppsson

children:
Sara Paulina Wistrand

Anna Maria Wistrand

Nilla Cecilia Wistrand