25 July 2007 - AstraZeneca today announced that Bo Angelin is to join the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Bo Angelin is currently Professor of Clinical Metabolism at Karolinska Institutet and Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, where his research group is studying the regulation of lipid metabolism in the liver by genes, diets, and hormones in order to find new ways of eliminating cholesterol from the body.
Louis Schweitzer, Chairman of AstraZeneca, said: “I am delighted that Bo Angelin has agreed to join us. His considerable experience in medical research and the practice of medicine will be of great benefit to the work of the Board”.
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