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Sune Bergström



Sune Karl Bergström (born January 10, 1916 in Stockholm, Sweden; died August 15, 2004) was a Swedish biochemist. In 1975, he was appointed to the Nobel Foundation Board of Directors in Sweden.[1] In 1975,he was awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University together with Bengt I. Samuelsson. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Bengt I. Samuelsson and John R. Vane in 1982, for discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related substances.

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Sune Bergström is the father of the evolutionary geneticist Svante Pääbo and of the businessman Rurik Bergström

You can find out more about Bergström's scientific qualifications on his Autobiography website: Bergström Autobiography

 
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