Researchers – University of Copenhagen

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

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