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Researchers

The Department's permanently employed Professors and Associate Professors are listed alphabetically below. Lists of all scientific staff and students can be found under the individual research sections.

 

Research section / research topics

Andersson,
Åsa

Associate Professor

Åsa Andersson

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

drug targets, experimental models, functional genomics, molecular mechanisms in autoimmunity and chronic inflammation

Andreasen,
Jesper T.

Associate Professor

Jesper Andreasen

Experimental Pharmacology
drug discovery, in vivo neuropharmacology, neuropsychiatric disorders, rodent behavioural assays/models

Bak,
Lasse Kristoffer

Associate Professor

Lasse Bak

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

brain biochemistry, energy metabolism and signalling in the brain, neuroscience

Bräuner-Osborne, Hans

Professor

Head of Section

Hans Bräuner-Osborne Experimental Pharmacology
chemogenomics, ligand-receptor interactions, molecular pharmacology, pharmacological assays

Bunch,
Lennart

Accociate Professor

Medicinal Chemistry Research

organic chemistry, chemical neuroscience, medicinal chemistry, natural product synthesis, methodology, glutamate ligands

Christensen, Søren Brøgger

Professor
Emeritus

Søren Brøgger Christensen

Natural Products Research

anti-infectives, bioactive natural products, drug design, fungicides, ion pump inhibitors

Christrup,
Lona Louring

Professor
Head of Section

Lona Christrup

Pharmacotherapy

clinical pharmacy, opioid pharmacology, palliative care, pain models and treatment, patient safety, pharmacodynamics/kinetics

Clausen,
Rasmus Prætorius

Associate Professor

Rasmus Prætorius Clausen

Medicinal Chemistry Research

neuro- and epigenetic medicinal chemistry, biostructure-based SAR studies, organic synthesis, peptide/protein-based ligands

Franzyk,
Henrik

Associate Professor

Henrik Franzyk

Natural Products Research

antimicrobial materials, drug design, solid-phase synthesis, peptides and peptidomimetics

Frydenvang,
Karla Andrea

Associate Professor

Karla Andrea Frydenvang

Biostructural Research

ionotropic glutamate receptors, three-dimensional protein structures

Frølund,
Bente

Associate Professor
Head of Section

Bente Frølund

Medicinal Chemistry Research

neuro-medicinal chemistry, ion channels, SAR studies, ligand-receptor interactions

Gajhede,
Michael

Professor
Head of Section

Michael Gajhede

Biostructural Research

protein crystallography, structural biology

Gloriam,
David

Associate Professor

David Gloriam

Biostructural Research

bioinformatics, chemogenomics, ligand-receptor interactions, structure-based drug design, virtual screening

Hansen,
Harald S.

Professor
Head of Section

Harald S. Hansen

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

appetite regulation, obesity, lipid metabolism (biochemical, nutritional and pharmacological functions of lipids)

Hansen,
Paul Robert

Associate Professor

Paul Robert Hansen

Natural Products Research

antimicrobial peptides, cancer, immunology, peptide chemistry and mimetics

Heegaard,
Anne-Marie

Associate Professor

Anne-Marie Heegaard

Experimental Pharmacology

in vivo optical imaging, bone pain, bone diseases, cancer pain, pain research,
vitamin D

Herth,

Matthias M.

Associate Professor

Matthias Manfred Herth

Medicinal Chemistry Research

positron emission tomography (PET), radiopharmaceutical chemistry, in vivo click chemistry, drug delivery, neuroimaging  

Jensen,
Anders A.

Associate Professor

Anders A. Jensen

Experimental Pharmacology

brain disorders, central nervous system, molecular pharmacology, neurotransmitters

Johansen,
Tommy Nørskov

Associate Professor

Tommy Nørskov Johansen

Medicinal Chemistry Research

glutamate receptors, stereochemistry, structure-based drug design

Jäger,
Anna K.

Associate Professor
Head of Section

Anna Jäger

Natural Products Research

etnopharmacology, evidence-based herbal medicine, medicinal plants

Jørgensen, Flemming Steen

Professor

Flemming Steen Jørgensen

Biostructural Research

computerbased methods, molecular modelling

Kastrup,
Jette S. Jensen

Professor

Jette Sandholm Jensen Kastrup

Biostructural Research

ion channel receptors in the central nervous system, chromatin-modifying enzymes, protein analysis, X-ray crystallography

Kohlmeier,
Kristi Anne

Associate Professor

Kristi Anne Kohlmeier

Medicinal Chemistry Research

brain arousal, circadian rhythms, drug addiction, neurobiology, sleep regulation

Kristensen,
Anders Skov

Associate Professor

Anders Skov Kristensen

Medicinal Chemistry Research

glutamate receptors, neurotransmitter transporters

Kristensen,
Jesper Langgaard

Associate Professor

Jesper Langgaard Kristensen

Medicinal Chemistry Research

Dep-Xplora, enzymes, epigenetics, G-protein coupled receptors, ion channels, receptor systems

Kristiansen,
Uffe 

Associate Professor

Uffe Kristiansen

Medicinal Chemistry Research

animal models, electrophysiology, epilepsy, pharmacodynamics, GABA, ion channel kinetics, synaptic transmission

Lohse,
Brian

Associate Professor

Brian Lohse

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

antibodies, epigenetics, peptidomimetics, phage display

Madsen,
Ulf

Associate Professor

Medicinal Chemistry Research

Lund,
Trine Meldgaard

Associate Professor

Trine Meldgaard Lund

Pharmacotherapy

pain models, population pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic (PK/PD)modelling

Mirza,
Osman Asghar

Associate Professor

Osman Mirza

Biostructural Research

bioinformatics, human transporter proteins, protein structure and function, X-ray crystallography

Nielsen,
John

Professor

John Nielsen

Natural Products Research

design, synthesis and isolation of bioactive compounds; solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry; proteomimetics

Olsen,
Christian Adam

Professor

Christian Adam Olsen

Center for Biopharmaceuticals
bioorganic chemistry, epigenetics, foldamers, peptide science, posttranslational modifications

Olsen,
Lars

Associate Professor

Lars Olsen

Biostructural Research

biochemistry, biofysics, computational and medicinal chemistry, molecular modelling

Pedersen,
Daniel Sejer

Associate Professor

Daniel Sejer Pedersen

Medicinal Chemistry Research

chemical biology, G-protein coupled receptors, medicinal chemistry

Pickering,
Darryl S.

Associate Professor

Darryl S. Pickering

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

animal models, the central nervous system, ionotropic glutamate receptors, neurobiology

Pless,
Stephan A.

Associate Professor

Stephan Pless

Center for Biopharmaceuticals
chemical biology, electrophysiology, ion channel function and pharmacology, unnatural amino acids

Rømsing,
Janne

Associate Professor
Emeritus

Janne Rømsing

Pharmacotherapy

medicines and treatment regimes for children, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics,

Schousboe,
Arne 

Professor

Arne Schousboe

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

antiepileptic drugs, cell culture, GABA-mediated neurotransmission

Sheykzade,
Majid

Associate Professor

Majid Sheykhzade

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

cardiac pain, diabetes, migraine, obesity, PK-PD studies, receptor pharmacology, vascular pharmacology og physiology

Strømgaard, Kristian

Professor

Kristian Strømgaard

Medicinal Chemistry Research

chemical biology,

designer proteins, neurotransmission, peptides, protein-protein interactions

Stærk,
Dan

Professor

Acting Head of Section

Dan Stærk

Pharmacotherapy

bioactive food constituents, diabetes, functional foods, nutri- and pharmacometabolomics

Vestergaard, Bente

Associate Professor

Bente Vestergaard

Biostructural Research

bioSAXS, structural analysis af protein fibrillation, structural biology, X-ray crystallography

Waagepetersen, Helle S.

Professor

Helle Waagepetersen

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

astrocytes, brain metabolism, cell culture, GABA, glutamate, neurons, neurotransmission

Wellendorph, Petrine

Associate Professor

Petrine Wellendorph

Experimental Pharmacology

central nervous system, neurotransmission, molecular pharmacology, receptor signaling