Prof. Juhler is the recipient of the 2013 Olivecrona Award

On Friday December 6th, Prof. Marianne Juhler received the prestigious Olivecrona Award at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.

At the 34th Annual Olivecrona Symposium 2013, Prof. Marianne Juhler became the 34th recipient and 17th medalist of the Olivecrona Award. Held at the Museum of Medical History, at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, the topic of the day was “CSF circulation - physiology, pathology, and therapy.”

Award lecture

Prof. Juhler gave an award lecture titled “Challenges in understanding and treatment of hydrocephalus in the past and present.” The lecture traced the lineage of hydrocephalus research back to Danish scientist Nicolas Steno (1638–1686), and highlighted some of the current research achievements in the Copenhagen CSF Study Group.

The prize and the symposium is named after famed Swedish neurosurgeon, Herbert Olivecrona (1891–1980), the founder of Swedish neurosurgery.