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Tomas Hökfelt

educator , cell biologist , neuroscientist

Tomas Hökfelt, Swedish neuroscientist, educator, cell biologist. Member of Nobel Assembly, Max-Plank Institute Psychiatry (member advisory board), Max-Plank Institute Experimental Medicine, International Brain Research Organization, Chinese Academy of Sciences (member advisory board Institute Neuroscience).

Background

Hökfelt, Tomas was born on June 29, 1940 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1969. Researcher Swedish Medical Research Council, 1969—1978. Professor histology and cell biology Karolinksa Institute, since 1979, vice chairman Department Neuroscience, 1993—1999.

Lecturer in field; visiting scientist, Canada, 1989.

Membership

Member of Nobel Assembly, Max-Plank Institute Psychiatry (member advisory board), Max-Plank Institute Experimental Medicine, International Brain Research Organization, Chinese Academy of Sciences (member advisory board Institute Neuroscience).