Christopher L. Gillberg
Christopher Gillberg is a university hospital Chief Physician at CNC* and, since the mid-1980's, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Gothenburg, a title he also holds at the University of Glasgow as of 2010. He is also an Honorary Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Child Health at University College in London and works as a consultant for universities in Bergen, Norway (where he has spearheaded the major project "Children in Bergen") and for the GNC hub at Kochi in Japan. Christopher Gillberg has authored over 500 peer-reviewed articles on autism, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, Tourette's syndrome and eating disorders as well as other areas relevant to the mental health and neurological development of children and adolescents. Christopher has written 30 books, which have been published in a wide variety of languages. He is the most prolific researcher of autism in the world. His research ranges from basic neuroscience to epidemiology, clinical presentation and prognosis, through to intervention and treatment. Christopher has received several awards for his research and has among other accolades received the King's medal of the Seraphim order (2009) and the Söderberg Prize for Medicine (2012). He supervises many research students at GNC and at other institutions.
Biography Updated on 12 August 2012