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In memory of Arvid Carlsson (1923-2018)

Arvid Carlsson, professor of pharmacology at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, has passed away, at the age of 95. Arvid Carlsson was awarded The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering research on the signal substances of the brain.

“Sahlgrenska Academy misses both a very good friend and co-worker, but also an outstanding researcher. Arvid Carlsson is the originator of several major discoveries that led to dramatic improvements in quality of life for millions of patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders.”says Agneta Holmäng, dean at Sahlgrenska Academy. Read our news article

Agneta Holmäng - our new Dean from January 1, 2018

Agneta Holmäng will take office as new Dean for Sahlgrenska Akacademy on January 1, 2018.

The Dean is the Sahlgrenska Academy's chief executive and leads the organization forward. An important part of the job is also to work with the health care sector and with the other faculties at University of Gothenburg.

"It’s good that we finally have a new Dean in place at Sahlgrenska Academy", says Eva Wiberg Vice-Chancellor for University of Gothenburg.

Agnetas Holmäng's assignment as Dean is 6 years long, ending in year 2023.

"I am very pleased and grateful for the great support that colleagues and co-workers gave me in the election", says Agneta.

Read the full article on the new Dean


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Our study programmes are among the most popular in Sweden and we conduct international top research.

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