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Sweden’s King Visits NIH for Updates

Sweden's King Carl poses with members of his delegation and NIH leadership

In the photo above are (from l) Björn Lyrvall, Swedish ambassador to the United States; FIC director Dr. Roger Glass; Leif Johansson, chairman of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden; NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak; NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci; NINDS Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz; Prof. Björn O. Nilsson, president of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

King Carl with Dr. Tabak

Tabak (r) chats with King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during a break in the 90-minute session.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

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.

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