About the
Lindahl Lecture

Sten Lindahl addressing the Nobel assembly

The Lindahl Lecture was founded in 2013 in honor of Dr. Sten Lindahl, Chair Emeritus of the Nobel Committee in Physiology or Medicine, Professor Emeritus at Karolinska Institutet, and the kindest, most amazing man you’ll ever meet.

The Lindahl Lecture honors  mentorship as the foundation of innovation and scientific advancement.

In keeping with our mission, admission to the Lindahl Lectures are free to all students and researchers with interests in the sciences, innovation and clinical research.

Sten Lindahl, MD, PhD, FRCA

Chair Emeritus of the Nobel Committee in Physiology or Medicine Professor Emeritus Karolinska Institutet Director of Research Development, Hamad Medical Corporation/Qatar University, [...]

Warren M. Zapol, MD

Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Reginald Jenney Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School "Dr. Adventure" Warren M. Zapol, MD is Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief at [...]

Robert S. Langer, ScD

David H. Koch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Robert S. Langer, ScD is one of 12 Institute Professors at MIT; being [...]

Svante Pääbo, PhD

Director, Max Planck Institute For Evolutionary Anthropology Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Professor Svante Pääbo, PhD  is known as one of [...]

Larry F. Abbott, PhD

William Bloor Professor of Theoretical Neuroscience and Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics (in Biological Sciences), Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University Principal Investigator [...]

Kevin J. Tracey, MD

President and CEO, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research Professor & Director, The Center for Biomedical Science, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research Professor, [...]

Past Lecturers

2017

Warren M. Zapol, MD

Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Reginald Jenney Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School "Dr. Adventure" Warren M. Zapol, MD is Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief at [...]

2020

Larry F. Abbott, PhD

William Bloor Professor of Theoretical Neuroscience and Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics (in Biological Sciences), Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University Principal Investigator [...]

2019

Svante Pääbo, PhD

Director, Max Planck Institute For Evolutionary Anthropology Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Professor Svante Pääbo, PhD  is known as one of [...]

2018

Jennifer Doudna, PhD

Co-discoverer of CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences, UC Berkeley [...]

2017

Warren M. Zapol, MD

Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Reginald Jenney Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School "Dr. Adventure" Warren M. Zapol, MD is Emeritus Anesthetist-in-Chief at [...]

2016

Sten Lindahl, MD, PhD, FRCA

Chair Emeritus of the Nobel Committee in Physiology or Medicine Professor Emeritus Karolinska Institutet Director of Research Development, Hamad Medical Corporation/Qatar University, [...]