Researchers

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

Anders Jensen - Associate Professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Brain disorders, central nervous system, molecular pharmacology, neurotransmitters

Anne-Marie Heegaard - Associate professor

Translational Pharmacology
In vivo optical imaging, bone pain, bone diseases, cancer pain, pain research,
vitamin D

Bente Frølund - Professor WSR

Medicinal Chemistry
Neuro-medicinal chemistry, ion channels, SAR studies, ligand-receptor interactions

Brian Lohse - Assocaite professor

Peptides and Proteins
Antibodies, epigenetics, peptidomimetics, phage display

Christian A. Olsen - Professor

Peptides and Proteins
Bioorganic chemistry, epigenetics, foldamers, peptide science, posttranslational modifications

Dan Stærk - Professor

Peptides and Proteins
Bioactive food constituents, diabetes, functional foods, nutri- and pharmacometabolomics

Darryl Pickering - Assocaite professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Animal models, the central nervous system, ionotropic glutamate receptors, neurobiology

David Gloriam - Professor

Peptides and Proteins
Bioinformatics, chemogenomics, ligand-receptor interactions, structure-based drug design, virtual screening

Flemming Jørgensen - Professor

Peptides and Proteins
Computerbased methods, molecular modelling

Hans Bräuner-Osborne - Professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Chemogenomics, ligand-receptor interactions, molecular pharmacology, pharmacological assays

Harald S. Hansen - Professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Appetite regulation, obesity, lipid metabolism (biochemical, nutritional and pharmacological functions of lipids)

Helle S. Waagepetersen - Professor, Head of Department

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Atrocytes, brain metabolism, cell culture, GABA, glutamate, neurons, neurotransmission

Henrik Franzyk - Assocaite professor

Peptides and Proteins
Antimicrobial materials, drug design, solid-phase synthesis, peptides and peptidomimetics

Jesper Kristensen - Professor WSR

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

Jesper Andreasen - Assocaite professor

Translational Pharmacology
Drug discovery, in vivo neuropharmacology, neuropsychiatric disorders, rodent behavioural assays/models

Jette Kastrup - Professor

Peptides and Proteins
Ion channel receptors in the central nervous system, chromatin-modifying enzymes, protein analysis, X-ray crystallography

John Nielsen - Professor

Medicinal Chemistry
Design, synthesis and isolation of bioactive compounds; solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry; proteomimetics

Karla Frydenvang - Associate professor

Peptides and Proteins
Ionotropic glutamate receptors, three-dimensional protein structures

Kristi Kohlmeier - Associate professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Brain arousal, circadian rhythms, drug addiction, neurobiology, sleep regulation

Kristian Strømgaard - Professor, Deputy Head of Research

Peptides and Proteins
Chemical biology, designer proteins, neurotransmission, peptides, protein-protein interactions

Lasse Bak - Associate professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Brain biochemistry, energy metabolism and signalling in the brain, neuroscience

Lennart Bunch - Associate prof., Head of discipline

Medicinal Chemistry
Organic chemistry, chemical neuroscience, medicinal chemistry, natural product synthesis, methodology, glutamate ligands

Majid Sheykhzade - Associate professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Cardiac pain, diabetes, migraine, obesity, PK-PD studies, receptor pharmacology, vascular pharmacology og physiology

Matthias Herth - Associate professor

Medicinal Chemistry
Positron emission tomography (PET), radiopharmaceutical chemistry, in vivo click chemistry, drug delivery, neuroimaging  

Osman Mirza - Associate professor

Peptides and Proteins
Bioinformatics, human transporter proteins, protein structure and function, X-ray crystallography

Paul R. Hansen - Associate professor

Peptides and Proteins
Antimicrobial peptides, cancer, immunology, peptide chemistry and mimetics

Petrine Wellendorph - Associate professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Central nervous system, neurotransmission, molecular pharmacology, receptor signaling

Rasmus Clausen - Associate prof., Deputy Head of Education

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

Stephan Pless - Associate professor

Peptides and Proteins
Cemical biology, electrophysiology, ion channel function and pharmacology, unnatural amino acids

Tommy N. Johansen - Associate professor

Medicinal Chemistry 
Glutamate receptors, stereochemistry, structure-based drug design

Trine M. Lund - Associate prof., Head of discipline

Translational Pharmacology
Pain models, population pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic (PK/PD)modelling

Uffe Kristiansen - Associate professor

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Animal models, electrophysiology, epilepsy, pharmacodynamics, GABA, ion channel kinetics, synaptic transmission