Three final nominees for KI president

Published 2012-09-10 00:00. Updated 2013-11-26 10:29

[NEWS 2012-09-10] Lars Berglund. Anders Hamsten. Martin Ingvar. These are the final candidates for the office of president at Karolinska Institutet.

The University Board will be taking its decision on whom to recommend to the government on 11 October. First, however, the consultative assembly, which represents the faulty, students and staff at KI, will rank the candidates after a hearing to be held on 20 September. The new president will take up office on 1 January 2013.

The three final nominees for KI president are:

Lars Berglund, Professor of medicine and senior associate dean of research at the UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA.

Anders Hamsten, Professor of cardiovascular disease at Karolinska Institutet and consultant at the Karolinska University Hospital cardiology clinic.

Martin Ingvar, Professor of integrative medicine and Dean of Research at Karolinska Institutet.