Christine Kremer

Christine Kremer

Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Sweden

Contributor biography

Christine Kremer is a stroke neurologist and associated professor for Neurology at Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, Department of Clinical Sciences Lund University, Sweden. After completing her studies of medicine in Italy and Germany with specialization and research in Stroke Neurology and neurological intensive care in Germany, she continued as postdoc with special focus on cerebrovascular ultrasound at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.  At present she is senior consultant, responsible for acute stroke treatment, and for the neurosonology unit. Besides she is co-chair of the regional stroke network.  The focus of her research is acute stroke with special regard to gender differences in stroke treatment and cerebrovascular ultrasound. She is involved in > 10 stroke trials as PI, and has been reviewer for numerous journals including Stroke and The Lancet Neurology.
She is actively involved in the European stroke organization for the women initiative for stroke in Europe (WISE) from the start and served as chair.  The network initiated projects focusing both on sex differences in stroke prevention and treatment and on a gender balanced visibility of stroke scientists.  She chairs the guidelines working group ‘Stroke in women’ for the European guidelines stroke in women. Her activities include primarily  training and education in acute stroke and neurosonology,  research on gender-specific differences stroke treatment and outcome, and academic mentorship of students.