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Internationally Acclaimed Researcher Joins UH Faculty
Date:2/5/2009

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Margaret Warner, a research scientist who has worked with Gustafsson for more than 20 years at Karolinska, and up to 15 other scientists on his team there are to join him in Houston to work with esteemed members of the UH faculty and TMHRI staff. Warner will join the faculty of UH's department of biology and biochemistry.

Among his many honors, Gustafsson is a member of the Swedish Academy of Sciences and winner of the Svedberg Prize in Chemistry, the Anders Jahre Prize of Oslo and the Soderberg Prize in Medicine.

He is director of the Center for Biotechnology at Huddinge University Hospital at the Karolinska Institute, and he has been an adjunct full professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston since 1987.

In 2004, he was named the winner of the 2004 Bristol-Myers Squibb Award in nutrition research. He also has more than 1,300 peer-reviewed publications and has been cited approximately 60,000 times.

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston, Texas' premier metropolitan research and teaching institution, is home to more than 40 research centers and institutes and sponsors more than 300 partnerships with corporate, civic and governmental entities. UH, the most diverse research university in the country, stands at the forefront of education, research and service with more than 36,000 students.

About The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

The Methodist Hospital Research Institute conducts groundbreaking translational and clinical research to provide the best possible care for its patients. Its goal is to make the latest laboratory findings available to patients in the form of new treatments and clinical trials as rapidly as possible.

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