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Curriculum

Education and academic degrees:

BA (Mathematics and Physics) from University of Copenhagen 1961. MD from University of Copenhagen 1966. Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (US) 1966. Board certified in neurology 1974. DMSc (dr.med.) from Univ. Copenhagen 1970.

Present appointments:

Professor of Neurology, University of Copenhagen; Consultant, Neurobiology Research Unit, Dept. of Neurology, Rigshospitalet (www.nru.dk).

Previous appointments:

1995-2012 Consultant at the Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen (Chairman 1995-2010), simultaneous to present appointments.
1966-76 Appointments at University Hospitals in Copenhagen, interrupted by one year's appointment, 1972/73 as Senior Resident in neurology at the Mayo Clinic, USA.
From 1975 Consultant in Neurology at Rigshospitalet (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.

Selected Scientific and Academic Activities, Positions of Trust:

Related to the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet

Chairman of the Medical Council at Rigshospitalet 1981-86. Chairman of the department of Clinical Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen 1994-2007. Member of the Health Research Ethics Committee for the Capital Region of Denmark 2015-. Member of the Research Ethical Committee for Science and Health of the University of Copenhagen 2019-

Related to national and international societies

Member of the board of directors of the Danish Society for Neuroscience 1984-2005, President 1997-2000, Secretary 2000-05. 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; referee for several journals; member of the review committees for the European Biomed II and Biotech programs; council member of the European Society for Clinical Investigation; council member and chairman of the Scandinavian Neurological Association; council member of the European Neurological Society; council member 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.

Member of several review committees for the European Commission, and for several counties in Europe and overseas. Adjudicate at several thesis and committees for professorship.

Research, international collaboration, supervisor and leader function:

The research, initiated in the 1960's dealt with cerebral circulation and transport across the blood-brain barrier. During the last decades brain imaging using SPECT, PET and MR has been the main research teams.
Supervised about 35 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.

Honours:

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, Rochester, MN, USA, 2013.

Member of The RoyalDanishAcademy of Sciences and Letters since 2000.
Knight of Dannebrog 1993, and of its first degree 2005.
Honorary member of the Danish Society for Neuroscience from 2005, and of the Danish Neurological Society from 2018.

Publications:

Google: https://scholar.google.dk/citations?user=SAuaHZ0AAAAJ&hl=en.
PubMed search string: Paulson-OB[Author] OR Paulson-O[Author] NOT (Paulson-OB AND 1952[year]) OR (Knudsen-LL AND Klinken-L AND Gjerris-F AND et al.)

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-7712-8596

Editor/author of main Danish textbooks of neurology.

 

Expertises

Neurology; Cerebral blood flow and metabolism; Cerebral blood flow in hypertension and stroke; Blood-brain barrier; Brain imaging using SPECT, PET and MR; Functional activation; Neuroreceptor mapping

Main research areas

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.

Current research

Brain imaging using SPECT, PET, MR and EEG. Special focus on epilepsy.

Potential conflicts of interest

None

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