Bo Norrving | World Stroke Organization
Bo Norrving

Bo Norrving

Senior Professor
Senior Professor

Member Bio

Bo Norrving is professor in neurology at Lund University, Sweden. He has authored >300 publications on clinical stroke research including several seminal papers e g the Swedish Aspirin Low Dose Study, and the world’s largest study of stroke in the young. He is a founder of Riksstroke, the world’s 1st national stroke registry. He is member of the advisory group for ICH 11 at WHO. He was the President of the World Stroke Organization (WSO) 2008-2012, and continues as Immediate Past President till 2016 being the WSO liaison person with WHO and the UN. He chairs the WSO Global Policy Committee.

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