2nd Global Conference on

Addiction Medicine,
Behavioral Health and Psychiatry
(Now Virtual)

October 19-20, 2020 | 12:00-19:00 GMT

Kari Stefansson

Committee Member at Addiction Medicine Conference - Kari Stefansson
Kari Stefansson
deCODE genetics,Iceland

Biography:

Kári Stefánsson, M.D., Dr. Med. founded deCODE in 1996. He was professor of Neurology, Neuropathology and Neuroscience at Harvard University 1993-1997, faculty member in Neurology, Neuropathology and Neurosciences at University of Chicago 1983-1993. Dr. Stefansson shaped deCODE’s scientific approach to population genetics. He is among the world leaders in human genetics and has published more than 500 scientific papers.
Dr. Stefánsson has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Sackler Lecture at MIT (2009), the European Society of Human Genetics Award (2009), the Anders Jahre Award (2009), the American Alzheimer’s Association’s Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award (2014), the FEBS’s Sir Hans Krebs Medal (2016), ASHG’s William Allan Award (2017). 

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