Olaf B. Paulson

Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark


MD 1966 and DMSc (dr.med.) 1970 from Univ. Copenhagen. Present appointments: Prof. of neurology, chief consultant, Neurobiology Research Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, www.nru.dk Prof. at the Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre www.drcmr.dk Selected Academic Activities: Chairman of the Medical Council at Rigshospitalet 1981-86. Member of the board of directors of the Danish Society for Neuroscience 1984-2005, President 1997-2000. President of the Danish Neurological Society 2006-2009. Has been co-editor in chief of the Eur J Clin Invest; member of the editorial board of J Cereb Blood Flow Metab and of Cerebrovasc Brain Metab Rev; council member of the European Society for Clinical Investigation, of the Scandinavian Neurological Association, of the European Neurological Society, of the Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 1989-93, and 1987-2003, president 1999-2001, chairman of the society’s Program Committee 1991-93 and president of its biennial meeting in 1999. Chairman of the local organizing committee of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology meeting in Copenhagen 2004. Research: 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. Honors: Monrad-Krohn Prize for Neurological Research, 1988, University of Oslo, Norway. The Lundbeck Foundations Nordic Award for Outstanding Research, 2003, Denmark. The Mogens Fog Honorary Price, 2004, Denmark. Others Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters since 2000. Honorary member of the Danish Society for Neuroscience from 2005. Publications: More than 360 Medline indexed scientific papers and reviews.

Biography Updated on 18 December 2011

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