Published: 20-08-2015 11:24 | Updated: 20-04-2021 10:39

Erik Norberg is awarded the Malin and Lennart Philipson Foundation Prize 2015

Erik Norberg at the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, is awarded the Malin and Lennart Philipson Foundation prize 2015 for his “interesting and creative studies of alternations in the metabolism in cancer cells”. The prize is awarded in alternate years at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet respectively.

Erik Norberg receives a grant sum of SEK 1 million per year for two years, including a personal prize during the first year of SEK 50,000. Apart from the researcher’s scientific merits, the award also recognises the ability as a leader to establish a strong research group.

After receiving his Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from Karolinska Institutet in 2011, Erik Norberg joined the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School in the USA, for his Postdoctoral studies. In 2014, he returned to Sweden and Karolinska Institutet to establish his own independent research group. His research focuses on identifying and targeting tumor specific alterations in metabolism.

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