Lennart Philipson (1929–2011)

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Science  05 Aug 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6043, pp. 711
DOI: 10.1126/science.1210990

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Lennart Philipson, a visionary leader and builder of life science research institutions, died on 26 June in Stockholm, Sweden. He began his career as a research scientist, but expanded his contributions in the building of robust research programs and institutions in Europe and the United States that set the tone and direction across many fields of the life sciences.