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Background

Eränkö, Olavi Eino was born on April 12, 1924 in Helsinki. Son of Gustaf Fredrik and Impi Sivia (Frisk) Eränkö.

Education

ML, University Helsinki, 1950. Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, 1956.

Doctor of Science, University Edinburgh, 1975.

Career

Assistant demonstrator department anatomy University Helsinki, 1947—1956, professor, since 1956, chairman department, since 1964, vice dean medical faculty, 1978—1981, dean, 1981. Physiologist, assistant director physiology department Institute Occpl. Health, Helsinki, 1951—1956.

Secretary general International Federation Societies Histochemistry & Cytochemistry, 1976—1980, president, since 1980. Served to lieutenant Finnish Army, 1939-1944.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Royal Physiographic Society Lund (honorary), Royal Micros. Society (United Kingdom) (honorary), Anatomical Society Australia & New Zealand (honorary), Histochem. Society (United States) (honorary), Finnish Histochem.

Society (honorary; president), American Association Anatomists (honorary). Member: Brain Research Society Finland (past president), Anatomici Fenniae, Finnish Medical Association, Finnish Medical Society, International Brain Research Organization, Deutsche Academy Naturforscher Leopoldina, Finnish Academy of Sciences & Letters, Segelforeningen i Bjorneborg.

Connections

Married Liisa Rauanheimo Jarnefelt Eränkö, May 11, 1969. Children: Leena Maria, Timo Olavi, Pekka Olavi, Tiina Maria.

father:
Gustaf Fredrik Eränkö

mother:
Impi Sivia (Frisk) Eränkö

spouse:
Liisa Rauanheimo Jarnefelt Eränkö

child:
Leena Maria Eränkö

child:
Pekka Olavi Eränkö

child:
Tiina Maria Eränkö

child:
Timo Olavi Eränkö