The Crown Princess is welcomed to Brain Day by the Swedish Brain Foundation's Secretary General Gunilla Steinwall and Chairman Lars Olson. Photo: Drago Prvulovic/Scanpix
On Thursday 4 October, The Crown Princess attended Brain Day in Malmö, which was arranged by the Swedish Brain Foundation.
The day began with The Crown Princess and the Swedish Brain Foundation's Secretary General Gunilla Steinwall declaring Brain Day open. In her speech, The Crown Princess said: "Many of us have seen at close quarters what happens when someone suffers from a disease of the brain. "It can result in a drastic change in life, not only for the sufferer but also for their relatives and those around them." The Crown Princess then listened to presentations by speakers including Professor Hugo Lagercrantz, Emma Igelström and Jon Wallner, and Professor Maria Eriksdotter.