Gunnar Westin Ph.D

Education and Faculty Appointments

  • Bachelor of Science (Fil. kand) Uppsala University 1980
  • Ph. D. in Microbiology Uppsala University 1985
  • Postdoctoral fellow Institut für Molekularbiologie II der Universität Zürich, Switzerland 1985-1988
  • Researcher at Department of Medical Genetics, Uppsala University 1988-1995
  • Associate Professor (Docent) in Medical Genetics 1991
  • Researcher at Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University 1995-
  • Superindendent (Föreståndare) for Clinical Research Center (Centrum för klinisk medicinsk forskning) Uppsala University Hospital/Uppsala University 2003-
  • Professor (Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics of Endocrine Tumors) 2009


Research Interests

  • Identify and study tumor genes and signaling pathways important for endocrine tumor development
  • Development of new therapeutic options (molecular targeted therapy)


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