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Jørgen Clausen

Born 1931
Died

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Danish biochemist, born February 25, 1931.

Biography of Jørgen Clausen

Jørgen Clausen was educated in chemical engineering at the Danish Technical University, Copenhagen. He later specialised in biochemistry, becoming associate professor in 1962. He was appointed director of the Institute of Neurochemistry of the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Society in 1965 and professor of preventive medicine an community health in 1972. In 1975 he was appointed professor of biochemistry at the University of Roskilde, Denmark.

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