1961 BA mathematics and physics (1. dels cand. mag eksamen), University of Copenhagen.
1966 MD, University of Copenhagen.
1970 DMSc, University of Copenhagen.
APPOINTMENTS AND TRAINING
1966-75 appointments at University Hospitals in Copenhagen, interrupted by one year’s appointment as Senior Resident in neurology at Mayo Clinic, USA. Chief Neurologist (Consultant) at Rigshospitalet since 1975 (Chairman 1979-94), Professor of Neurology, University of Copenhagen since 1979. Chairman of the Neurobiology Research Unit at Rigshospitalet from its establishment in 1995 to 2004. Simultaneously Professor at the Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen 1995-2012 (Chairman 1995-2010).
Monrad-Krohn Prize for Neurological Research, 1988, University of Oslo, Norway. General Consul Ernst Carlsens Foundations Prize 1997, Copenhagen. Niels A. Lassen Prize 2000, Copenhagen. William Nielsen Foundation, 2002, Sorø, Denmark. The Lundbeck Foundations Nordic Award for Outstanding Research, 2003, Denmark. The Mogens Fog Honorary Price, 2004, Denmark. The Danish Alzheimer Research Foundation research award, 2012. Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award, 2013, Rochester, MN, USA. The International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.
Knight of Dannebrog 1993, and of its first degree 2005. Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters since 2000. Honorary member of the Danish Society for Neuroscience from 2005, and of the Danish Neurological Society from 2018.
SPECIAL TASKS RELATED TO UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITAL (POSITIONS OF TRUST)
Chairman of the Medical Council at Rigshospitalet 1981-86. Chairman of the Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen from its establishment in 1994 until 2007. Teaching at the Sino-Danish education in Neuroscience in Beijing 2012-2017. Member of the Research Ethical Committee for the Capital Region of Denmark from August 2015.
SELECTED SCIENTIFIC AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Chairman/President the Danish Society for Neuroscience 1997-2000; of the Danish Neurological Society 2006-09; of the Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 1999-2001, and its meeting in Copenhagen 1999; of the local organizing committee of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology meeting in Copenhagen 2004. Member of several review committees for the European Commission. Previously member of editorial boards.
Present: Member of the International Advisory Board of the Wallenberg Centres of Molecular Medicine, Lund’s University, Sweden from 2015.
The research, initiated in the 1960’s dealt with cerebral circulation and transport across the blood-brain barrier. During the last two decades brain imaging using SPECT, PET and MR has been the main research teams. Supervised more than 30 young investigators with their thesis.
Has received major national and international funding. International collaboration with several institutes in Europe, USA and Japan through the years. Supervised > 30 doctorial and PhD students.
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