• Lena Hellstrom-Westas, Sweden

  • Lena Hellström-Westas, MD, PhD, is Professor of Perinatal Medicine at Uppsala University, and Senior Consultant in Neonatology at the Department of Neonatology, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden. She is Medical Co-Director at the Karolinska NIDCAP center and Scientific advisor in Neonatology to the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare.

    Lena Hellström-Westas received her medical degree at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm but received most of her clinical training at Lund University Hospital, Sweden.

    It was also in Lund the pioneering research on amplitude-integrated EEG monitoring started with focus on early prediction of outcome in asphyxiated infants and preterm infants, seizure detection, sleep and pain assessments.



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