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Open Access Editorial

In Memoriam Terje Sagvolden

Joseph Sergeant1, Heidi Aase2, Stephen V Faraone3, Espen Johansen4, Raj Kalaria5, Anneke Meyer6, Vivienne Russell7*, Adolfo Sadile8, Edmund Sonuga-Barke9 and Rosemary Tannock10

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway

3 Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA

4 Akershus University College, Kjeller, Norway

5 Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

6 School of Health Sciences, University of Limpopo, Sovenga, South Africa

7 Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

8 Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy

9 School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK

10 The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Behavioral and Brain Functions 2011, 7:5  doi:10.1186/1744-9081-7-5

Published: 17 March 2011

First paragraph (this article has no abstract)

It is with great sadness that we note the sudden passing of our colleague and friend Professor Terje Sagvolden, a highly accomplished neuroscientist, well known across the world for his contribution to our understanding of the neurobiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Here we pay tribute to this magnificent man and scientist in an intercontinental recognition of his contribution to science. Terje was a wonderful caring person, a kind considerate friend and a brilliant researcher. Terje was inspiring and creative, as well as a visionary. He pioneered collaborative research and forged links between basic and clinical researchers in different disciplines, across different countries.