Karl Sallin is part of CRB's neuroethics research team. He is a paediatric resident at Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital. He is on the hospital's Ethics committee and a member of the Swedish Society of Medicine's Ethics committee. Karl Sallin holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge where his main foci were on the philosophy of mind, language and mathematics. In his clinical work Karl Sallin has been involved with children suffering from Resignation Syndrome (RS). RS is a severe condition in asylum-seeking refugee adolescents most notably resulting in a seemingly unconscious state.
Karl Sallin's PhD project is part of the European Flagship Human Brain Project.
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