Gunhild Waldemar, MD, DMSc, FEAN, is professor of clinical neurology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, acting chairman of the Dept. of Neurology, and coordinating professor of the Neuroscience Center at Rigshospitalet. In 1995 she established the first multidisciplinary memory clinic in Denmark, and in 2007 the Danish Dementia Research Centre, which she chairs, with nationwide educational and networking activities as well as research, funded by the Danish Ministry of Health.  Her main research interests are clinical, epidemiological and intervention studies in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Prof. Waldemar serves as a board member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Panel of Alzheimer’s Disease International, and the Expert Advisory Panel of Alzheimer Europe, consultant advisor of the Danish Legal Medicine Council at the Danish Ministry of Justice, and president of the Medical Society of Copenhagen.  She was one of the leading forces in the establishment of the new European Academy of Neurology in 2014, and since 2016 she has served on the board of the Alliance for Biomedical Research in Europe.  Since 2011 she has served on the board of directors of the Lundbeck Foundation, where she chairs the Research and Prize Committee.

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