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Lars Torkel Hellman

scientist , immunology educator

Lars Torkel Hellman, Swedish, American immunology educator, scientist. Wallenberg Foundation scholar, 1986-1991. Member Scandinavian Society for Immunology, European Cell Biology Organization.

Background

Hellman, Lars Torkel was born on November 8, 1955 in Norberg, Sweden. Son of Sven Birger and Rut Margit (Larsson) Hellman.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1985. Docent, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1991.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986-1987, Brandeis University, Waltham, 1987-1988. Assistant professor immunology Uppsala University, 1988-1999, professor molecular and comparative immunology, since 2000. Consultant KabiGen, Stockholm, 1981-1986, Pharmacia Diagnostics, Uppsala, 1993-1994.

Chief science officer Resistentia Pharmaceuticals AB, Uppsala, since 1998.

Membership

Member Scandinavian Society for Immunology, European Cell Biology Organization.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Science, art, sailing, skiing, diving.

Connections

father:
Sven Birger Hellman

mother:
Rut Margit (Larsson) Hellman