Scheelesymposiet — The Scheele Symposium

In honor of the world-renowned Swedish chemist and pharmacist Carl Wilhelm Scheele, the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society has since 1961 bestowed the Scheele Award on prominent scientists in the field of drug research or related disciplines. By tradition the award ceremony is accompanied by a symposium carrying the signature of the prize-winner.

The Scheele Symposium 2023

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


Porträtt Lisa Bandholts, vetenskaplig sekreterare.

Lisa Bandholtz
PhD, Scientific Secretary
Tel. +46 (0)8 723 50 39


Swedish Pharmaceutical Society
Wallingatan 26A
111 81 Stockholm
+46-(0)8 723 50 00

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