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Gunhild Waldemar


Gunhild Waldemar, MD, DMSc, FEAN, is professor of clinical neurology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, and chairman of the Danish Dementia Research Centre at the Dept. of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen.

In 1995 she established the first multidisciplinary memory clinic in Denmark, and in 2007 the Danish Dementia Research Centre with nationwide educational and networking activities, funded by the Danish Ministry of Health and the Health Foundation. Her research interests are clinical and epidemiological research and intervention studies in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Prof. Waldemar serves as a board member of the Danish Alzheimer Association, the Medical and Scientific Advisory Panel of Alzheimer’s Disease International, and the Expert Advisory Panel of Alzheimer Europe. She also serves as the coordinating professor of the Neuroscience Center at Rigshospitalet, and consultant advisor of the Danish Legal Medicine Council at the Danish Ministry of Justice.

She was one of the leading forces in the establishment of the new European Academy of Neurology in 2014. Since 2011 she has served on the board of directors of the Lundbeck Foundation, where she chairs the Biomedical Science Committee.



Last Updated: Thursday 17 September 2015