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3 new honorary doctors at Karolinska Institutet
Date:3/12/2008

Each year, Karolinska Institutets Board of Research confers the title honorary doctor to persons who by their actions in different ways have promoted activities carried out at the university. This year three honorary doctorates in medicine are to be conferred. The ceremony will take place on Friday 9 May in Stockholm City Hall. On this occasion the honorary doctors will receive their doctoral hats, diplomas and rings from the Dean of Research as confirmation of their new status.

Professor Sreekumaran Nair

An honorary doctorate in medicine is to be awarded to Professor Sreekumaran Nair, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA, who is an internationally leading researcher in clinical metabolism. He has characterized the protein metabolism on a molecular level in muscles influenced by hormonal changes, by nutritional variations and during aging. These results have had a great impact on our understanding of pathological processes and have formed the basis for new treatments. During many years, Professor Sreekumaran Nair has generously and actively promoted a broad collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and the Mayo Clinic.

Professor Phillip Peterson

An honorary doctorate in medicine is to be awarded to Professor Phillip Peterson, University of Minnesota, USA. Professor Phillip Peterson has initiated a close collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and the University of Minnesota in the area of inflammation and infection, a collaboration that has ended up in a number of symposia in Stockholm as well as in Minneapolis. He has also worked for extension of the collaboration to also comprise graduate education, with mutual student exchanges. Further collaborations on master and post-graduate levels are being planned as well.

Edvard Sderberg

An honorary doctorate in medicine is to be awarded to Edvard Sderberg, director of the Torsten and Ragnar Sderberg Foundations. Since 1960, when the Foundations were founded, Ed
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Contact: Sabina Bossi
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