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Stig Lennart Agurell

pharmacist , research administrator

Stig Lennart Agurell, Swedish pharmacist, research administrator. Award Committee. Served with Swedish Army, 1953-1954. Named Distinguished Alumnus, Purdue University, 1983.; Member American College Neuropsychopharmacology, Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences (director 1973-1981), Scheele Award Committee.

Background

Agurell, Stig Lennart was born on October 16, 1932 in Hogsby, Smaland, Sweden. Son of Claes L. and Astrid E. (Carlsson) Agurell.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy., Purdue University, 1962. Licensed pharmacist Royal Pharmaceutical Institute-Stockholm, 1963, Dr.pharm., 1966, Doctor of Science honorary, Purdue University, 1985.

Career

Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1962. From research assistant to assistant professor Royal Pharmaceutical Institute, Stockholm, 1959-1960, 62-69. Head drug research and information Central Military Pharmacy, Stockholm, 1969-1971, head, 1971-1973.

Assistant director research Astra Lakemedel AB, Sodertalje, Sweden, 1974-1976, director research, 1976-1984, president, since 1984.

Works

  • Author: Cannabinoids, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with Swedish Army, 1953-1954. Named Distinguished Alumnus, Purdue University, 1983. Member American College Neuropsychopharmacology, Swedish Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences (director 1973-1981), Scheele Award Committee.

Connections

Married A. Birgitta E. Nilsson, June 27, 1957. Children– Eva, Lena.

father:
Claes L. Agurell

mother:
Astrid E. (Carlsson) Agurell

spouse:
A. Birgitta E. Nilsson

children:
Eva Agurell

Lena Agurell