Per Brandtzæg

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Per Brandtzæg (9 June 1936 – 12 September 2016) was a Norwegian physician.[1]

He was a professor of medicine at the University of Oslo. In November 2006 he was proclaimed Commander of the Order of St. Olav in recognition of his work.[2] He was a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[3]

He was also known to the general public as a proponent to retry the case of Fredrik Fasting Torgersen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://legeforeningen.no/Fagmed/Den-norske-patologforening/Nyheter/2016/Per-Brandtzag-er-dod/
  2. ^ a b Matre, Jostein (8 December 2006). "Vitenskapsmenn raser mot kommisjonen". VG (in Norwegian). Retrieved 12 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "Gruppe 7: Medisinske fag" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 28 October 2009. 
Awards
Preceded by
Knut Aukland
Recipient of the Fridtjof Nansen Excellent Research Award in Science
2003
Succeeded by
Ola Bratteli