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Torbjorn Oskar Caspersson Edit Profile

physician , cancer specialist

Torbjorn Oskar Caspersson, Swedish physician, cancer specialist.

Background

Caspersson, Torbjorn Oskar was born on October 15, 1910 in Motala, Sweden.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.

Career

Professor medical cell research & genetics Karolinska Institute, 1944. Head department tumor pathology Cytoanalytical Laboratories, since 1977. Head Nobel Institute & Wallenberg Laboratory Experimental Cytology, 1944—1977.

Consultant United Nations Educational University Organization S. American, 1950. Member Swedish United Nations Educational Council, 1951—1975, vice chairman, 1969—1975. Delegate United Nations Science Committee Effects Atomic Radiation, 1957—1967.

Chairman International Council of Scientific Unions' Committee Free Circulation Scientists, since 1974. Active international medical & biological research ogrns. Member Swedish Research Councils Natural Sciences & Cancer Research.

Connections

Married Siv Gunnarson Caspersson. 2 children.

spouse:
Siv Gunnarson Caspersson