BIO: Henrik Klitgaard, PhD, is Vice-President, Fellow, Neurosciences Therapeutic Area at UCB in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium. He received a PhD in Human Physiology in 1989 at the August Krogh Institute at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Henrik performed major parts of his Post-Doctoral work at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France, and at Harvard University, Boston, Mass. Dr. Klitgaard has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers, 15 reviews and book chapters, and is a frequent speaker at neuroscience and epilepsy science meetings. His memberships and accolades include a position on the U.S. National Institute of Health’s epilepsy advisory committee, membership on the Neurobiology Committees of both the International League Against Epilepsy and American Epilepsy Society, and a seat on the Scientific Advisory Committee for CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy) and he is member of the Steering Committee for the Anticonvulsant Screening Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In 2013 Henrik was the recipient of the Epilepsy Therapy Project Life Time Accelerator Award in recognition of his long commitment to the epilepsy community and the advancement of important new therapies.

During his career in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Klitgaard has been involved in the discovery and development of AEDs at both Novo Nordisk A/S and at UCB. He is also currently involved in the development of several clinical and preclinical AED candidates.

About CAI Seminar Series

The perfect opportunity to attend cutting-edge research presentations involving CAI researchers or collaborators, each Tuesday at 9:30am in the CAI Seminar Room, entry via CAI main doors, facing Wep Harris oval (see map).

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