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).
Hökfelt, Tomas was born on June 29, 1940 in Stockholm, Sweden.
He then studied at the Karolinska Institutet under professor Nils-Åke Hillarp, studying monoamine neurons, getting his PhD in 1968 and his MD in 1971.
He was linked to the Department of Neuroscience and is specialized in cell biology. He enrolled in the Karolinska Institutet in 1960 and got his BA in Medicine in 1960. He became an assistant professor in 1968, and from 1979 until 2006, Hökfelt worked as a professor at the Karolinska Institute.
[National Academy of Sciences. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences]\r\nHe was also a faculty member of the Department of Biotechnology at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. 2000: Foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences\r\n Honorary Member of the American Physiological Society.
Recipient Florman's award, 1978, Erik Fernstro...Recipient Florman's award, 1978, Erik Fernstrom's prize for Young Scientists, 1979, Anders Jahre's prize for Young Scientist, 1979, Hilda & Alfred Eriksson's prize, 1979, The Jubilee prize, 1984, award, New York Academy of Sciences, 1985, The Artois-Baillet Latour Health prize, 1987, The Golgi award, 1987, Anders Jahre's prize, 1990, The Eli Lilly Preclinical Research award, 1991, F.O. Schmitt award in Neuroscience, 1991, The 2 Fleur Strand award in Neuropeptide, 2000. Grantee Bristol-Myers Squibb Unrestricted Research grant in Neuroscience, 1998.