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Sten Erik Grillner

researcher , neurophysiology educator

Sten Erik Grillner, Swedish neurophysiology educator, researcher. Member of National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate), Royal Spanish Academy Medicine, Institute Medicine, National Academy, American Academy Arts and Sciences (honorary foreign), Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Academy of Science in Europe.

Background

Grillner, Sten Erik was born on June 14, 1941 in Stockholm. Son of Vilhelm and Karin Maria Grillner.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, University Goteborg, Sweden, 1962. Doctor of Medicine-Phd, University Goteborg, Sweden, 1969. Docent, University Goteborg, Sweden, 1969.

Career

Instructor physiology medical faculty University Gõteborg, 1963-1969, research associate, docent medical faculty, 1969-1975. Visiting scientist Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1971. Professor physiology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1975-1986, professor, chairman Nobel Institute Neurophysiology, since 1986, professor, chairman department neurophysiology and behavior, since 1993.

Adjunct member Nobel Committee Physiology and Medicine, since 1987, deputy chairman, 1992—1994, chairman, 1995—1997, deputy chairman, 2004, chairman Nobel assembly, since 2005. Forbes lecturer Woodshole, 1993. Member advisory board Rikagaku Kenkyūsho Institute, Tokyo, since 1998.

Honorary professor Beijing Medical University, 2000.

Membership

Member of National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate), Royal Spanish Academy Medicine, Institute Medicine, National Academy, American Academy Arts and Sciences (honorary foreign), Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Academy of Science in Europe.

Connections

Married Lena I.K. Hegnelius, August 3, 1963. Children: Pernilla, Katja.

father:
Vilhelm Grillner

mother:
Karin Maria Grillner

spouse:
Lena I.K. Hegnelius

children:
Pernilla Grillner

Katja Grillner