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Vilhjalmur Steingrimsson PhD

Vilhjálmur Steingrimsson defended his doctoral thesis Survival and complications in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the pre-ibrutinib era on the 24th September. Opponents were dr. Carsten U. Niemann, professor at Rigshospitalet in Denmark, and dr. Kristjana Hronn Asbjornsdottir, lecturer in epidemiology at the University of Iceland.

Vilhjalmur’s supervisor was dr. Sigurdur Yngvi Kristinsson, professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Iceland and iStopMM principal investigator, in addition the doctoral committee included Magnus Gottfredsson, professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Magnus Björkholm, professor at Karolinska Institutet, and Ola Landgren, professor at the University of Miami.

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