The Scheele Symposium

Since 1961, in honour of Carl Wilhelm Scheele, famous Swedish chemist and pharmacist, the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society has bestowed the Scheele Award on prominent scientists in drug research or related disciplines. By tradition, a symposium focused on the prize winner’s area of expertise follows the award ceremony.

The Scheele Symposium 2023

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Welcome to the Scheele Symposium in honour of the 2023 Scheele award laureate, Professor Peter G. Schultz!

Adventures in chemical biology – basic science translating into patients

November 9, 2023, in Stockholm

The symposium focuses on various aspects of his research which spans over several decades and has had significant importance for both the scientific community and patients. Take this opportunity to listen to a smorgasbord of exciting science in the area of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry.

Overall, the symposium in honour of Peter G. Schultz’s work promises to be a stimulating and informative event that highlights the remarkable achievements of one of the leading figures in chemical biology and offers an opportunity for researchers to engage in meaningful discussions and collaborations.

Moderator: Thomas Lundbäck, AstraZeneca

Confirmed speakers:

  • Peter G. Schultz, Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
  • Simon Elsässer, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet
  • Ola Engkvist, PhD, AstraZeneca, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Amelie Eriksson Karlström, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Anna Falk, Professor, Lund University 
  • Christian Hedberg, Professor, Umeå University
  • Lars Lannfelt, Professor, BioArctic, Uppsala University
  • Sara Mangsbo, PhD, Uppsala University


Jeanette Jansson
Project manager
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