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Prince Daniel presents the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation's major research grant

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Prince Daniel with Leif Svensson, Professor at Stockholm South General Hospital’s Cardiology Clinic, recipient of the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation's major research grant 2013. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures

On Wednesday 26 June, Prince Daniel presented the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation's major research grant at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in Stockholm.
Prince Daniel presented this year's grant to Leif Svensson, Professor at Stockholm South General Hospital's Cardiology Clinic.

Leif Svensson has been awarded this year's major research grant for his research into sudden cardiac arrest and the establishment of the Centre for Cardiac Arrest Science.

The Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation's major research grant


Each year, the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation awards a large research grant of SEK 15 million, which is allocated over three years. The grant is awarded for pioneering Swedish cardiopulmonary research which is deemed to be of great significance to patients.

The aim of the grant is to create the right conditions for achieving a pivotal breakthrough within an important field of research.

Prince Daniel, who is an honorary member of the board of the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, has been presenting the grant since 2012.

Find out more about the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundationexternal link