Management

The Huntington Disease Center is lead by a steering group and a reference group, with meetings 4-5 times a year. The steering group reports to Region Skåne’s head of research, heads of SUS, Skånevård Sund, Medicinsk Service and also to the dean at the Faculty of Medicine.

Steering group:

Åsa Petersén (chair) – Professor in Neuroscience, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University; Senior Consultant in Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry in Lund, Division of Psychiatry and rehabilitation.

Jesper Petersson – Associate Professor in Neurology, Senior Consultant in Neurology, Head of Division of Neurology and Rehabilitation medicine, SUS.

Eva-Lena Brönmark – Registered nurse, Head of Adult Psychiatry in Lund, Division of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation

Håkan Widner – Adjunct Professor in Neurology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund, Lund University; Senior Consultant in Neurology, Division of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, SUS.

Catarina Lundin – Associate Professor in Clinical Genetics, Senior consultant and Head of division at Clinical Genetics, Clinical genetics and pathology, Division of Laboratory medicine, Medical services.

Maria H Nilsson – Associate Professor in Physiotherapy, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University; Registered Physiotherapist, Head of unit for Memory Clinic, Skåne University Hospital

Student representative – vacant

Reference group, linked to the steering group:

Isabella Björkman-Burtscher – Professor in Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

Fredrik Blomstrand – Representing industry, Associate Professor, CNS Lead Benelux and Nordic, TEVA.

Carina Hvalstedt – Member of the board, Riksförbundet Huntingtons sjukdom (HD patients’ organization), psychiatric nurse.