Center for Diabetes Research

Johnny Ludvigsson Childhood Diabetes Fund Prize Pål Njølstad

The Johnny Ludvigsson Childhood Diabetes Fund Prize for Prominent Childhood Diabetes Research in the Nordic Region is awarded the Norwegian researcher Pål Njølstad, Professor at the University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital.

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The Swedish Childhood Diabetes Foundation annually distributes Johnny Ludvigsson Prizes – one for prominent childhood diabetes research in the Nordic region, and the other for younger childhood diabetes researchers in Sweden.

In the grounds of this award, the Childhood Diabetes Foundation’s prize committee mention Professor Njølstad’s breakthrough in clinical practice for children with a mutation in KCNJ11, and his major international influence on the development of personalized treatment of unusual forms of diabetes.