Gunnar Ronquist was born in Visby, Gothland, Sweden, on March 23, 1938. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, in 1968, and M.D. degree from the University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, in 1971. His main research interests include human reproduction, clinical and functional aspects of biological membranes, and energy metabolism. He was a Lecturer of medical chemistry at the University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden (1968–1975), a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (1971–1973), a Head Physician, General Hospital, Eskilstuna, Sweden (1976-1977), a Head Physician, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden (1977–2005), and a Professor, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden (since 2001). He has been an Editor-in-Chief of Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences since 1882. He is the discoverer of prostasomes—a new type of organelles in man. His publications include 327 articles.
Biography Updated on 12 July 2010