Sweedler was among six researchers to whom The American Diabetes Association presented awards for the 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes research program. He received the association’s Visionary Award for his research project titled “Unraveling Diabetes Progression a Cell at a Time.”
The Torbern Bergman Medal is awarded by the National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society, which met for the first time this year in Lund, Sweden. It is named after the 18th-century Swedish chemist Torbern Bergman, considered a pioneer in the field of analytical chemistry.
Last year, Sweedler was named to the 2017 Power List of 100 International Analytical Scientists, “The Magnificent Tens.”