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Leif Hambraeus


About me

Professor human nutrition, University of Uppsala 1972-2001; Senior Professor since 2002; Member Royal Swedish Academy of Forestry and Agricultural Science 1990; Foreign Member Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters 1997; Fellow American Society for Nutritional Sciences 2005; Honorary Member Nutrition Society, London, 2002.


PhD 1964, MD 1967 Karolinska Institute; Ass prof Medical Biochemistry Uppsala University 1965; Professor human nutrition Uppsala university 1972;

Research description

Research activity: metabolics studies on protein and energy turnover in man; nutritional problems in infancy and childhood in international and national perspectives.