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Loces and Gastlab

In 1988, the gastric acid inhibitor Losec® (in the USA: PrilosecTM) was launched. It was the beginning of the end of peptic ulcers as a common disease and Losec became one of Sweden's greatest export successes. Behind Losec was the small Astra-owned company Hässle AB in Mölndal and today there are not many who know that employees at Sahlgrenska and the former Faculty of Medicine at the University of Gothenburg played key roles in this almost unbeatable success.

Read Lars Fändriks story about the Losec Travel in Academic Life from 2013

 

 

The Farewell Symposium at Hässle in mars 1983

Photo: From left, Arvid Carlsson, Sven-Arne Nordlindh, Ivan Östholm, Leif Hallberg, Göran Schill, Lars Werkö and Lars Olbe.

In 1988, the gastric acid inhibitor Losec® (in the USA: PrilosecTM) was launched. It was the beginning of the end of peptic ulcers as a common disease and Losec became one of Sweden's greatest export successes. Behind Losec was the small Astra-owned company Hässle AB in Mölndal and today there are not many who know that employees at Sahlgrenska and the former Faculty of Medicine at the University of Gothenburg played key roles in this almost unbeatable success.

Read Lars Fändriks story about the Losec Travel in Academic Life from 2013

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