Sweden’s King Visits NIH for Updates
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden led a 35+ member Swedish royal technology mission to NIH on May 4. Offering an overview of NIH and the role of digitalization in achieving more efficient research was Dr. Lawrence Tabak, NIH principal deputy director. NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci presented the latest developments in antimicrobial resistance research and NINDS director Dr. Walter Koroshetz updated the group on current BRAIN Initiative research activities.
Also on hand were Björn Lyrvall, Swedish ambassador to the United States; FIC director Dr. Roger Glass; Leif Johansson, chairman of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; and Prof. Björn O. Nilsson, president of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.