GS4 Speakers

Prof Karen Helene Ørstavik

Karen Helene Ørstavik, Gender Summit 4 Speaker
Clinical Geneticist, Professor Emerita Institute of Clinical Medicine, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, Norway.

Karen Helene Ørstavik MD PhD worked as a clinical geneticist in the Department of Medical Genetics, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. She is a professor emerita of medical genetics at the University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. The focus of her clinical work and research has been on rare genetic syndromes associated with dysmorphic features and on X chromosome inactivation and its phenotypic consequences.

Prof Ørstavik spoke on The X Chromosome and Autoimmune Disorders in Plenary Session 4 Understanding Effects and Interactions between Sexual Dimorphism, Gender and Environment at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.