Swedish Brain Power’s director, Professor Bengt Winblad, has been awarded the Alzheimer’s Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s ongoing international conference in Toronto, Canada. Bengt Winblad is honored for his passion, leadership and commitment.
From the motivation: “Recognized in 2009 as the world’s most prolific researcher in the Alzheimer’s field, Dr. Winblad’s contributions in advancing Alzheimer’s and dementia research have been invaluable. He was a member of the Nobel Assembly for physiology and medicine 1989-2008. His research interests focus on the epidemiology, genetics and treatment of dementia conditions in Alzheimer’s. In addition to authoring more than 1,000 publications in the field, Dr. Winblad has tutored more than 150 Ph.D. students.
Bengt Winblad is one of the founders of the Alzheimer’s Association together with Khalid Iqbal (to the right in the picture) today the largest non-profit funder of research on Alzheimer’s in the world.