Tomas Robert Lindahl FRS[3] FMedSci[5] (born 28 Januar 1938) is a Swadish-born Breetish scientist specialisin in cancer research.[7] In 2015, he wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Chemistry[8] jyntly wi American chemist Paul L. Modrich an Turkis chemist Aziz Sancar for mechanistic studies o DNA repair.[9][10][11]

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Tomas Lindahl
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Tomas Lindahl at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (2015)
BornTomas Robert Lindahl
(1938-01-28) 28 Januar 1938 (age 82)[1]
Stockholm, Swaden
NaitionalitySwadish, naituralised Breetish
(dual naitionality)
Alma mater
Kent forClarification o cellular resistance tae carcinogens
Scientific career
ThesisOn the structure and stability of nucleic acids in solution (1967)
InfluencesWalter Bodmer


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  5. 5.0 5.1 "Dr Tomas Lindahl FRS FMedSci". London: Academy of Medical Sciences. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-10-08.
  6. Lindahl, Tomas (2013). "My Journey to DNA Repair". Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics. 11 (1): 2–7. doi:10.1016/j.gpb.2012.12.001. ISSN 1672-0229.
  7. "Emeritus Scientist - Tomas Lindahl". The Crick. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-12-01.
  8. Tomas Lindahl - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 on Vimeo
  9. Broad, William J. (2015-10-07). "Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for DNA Studies". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-10-07.
  10. Staff (7 October 2015). "THE NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY 2015 – DNA repair – providing chemical stability for life" (PDF). Nobel Prize. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
  11. Cressey, Daniel (2015). "DNA repair sleuths win chemistry Nobel: Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar share 2015 prize". Nature. 526 (7573): 307–8. doi:10.1038/nature.2015.18515. ISSN 1476-4687. PMID 26469021.