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The Swedish Royal Academy for Sciences has announced that Prof Sten Eirik Jacobsen has been awarded the Tobias Prize for 2014, “for groundbreaking scientific contributions to the field of haematopoiesis, particularly with respect to identifying factors that regulate the maturation process of haematopoietic stem cells, factors of great importance for successfully transplanting stem cells”.

Crest of The Swedish Royal Academy for Sciences

The Tobias Prize is a Nordic Prize awarded every second year to a scientist in one of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland or Iceland) working the field of haematology and stem cell biology of relevance to stem cell transplantation.

The award will be presented at a ceremony in January 2014.

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