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M.Sc., Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany. 1992.
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2000.
Appointments and training:
1992 -1994: Trainee, Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet.
1994 - 1998: PhD-student, Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry, Rigshospitalet and Department of Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen.
1995 - 1996: Visiting scientist, Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA.
1998 - 2005: Post doc., Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry, Rigshospitalet and Department of Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen.
Awards and Honors:
1995: "Cand. theol. Christian Severin Christiansens og hustru Betty Caroline f. Dahlstrøms" award, 1995: Sasakawa Foundation award, 2002: "Læge Gerhard Linds" award.
GW is co-head of a research group at the Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry (together with Anders Fink-Jensen) that currently counts ~10 people. We study the neurobiology of addiction and stressrelated neuropsychiatric disorders. The group is supported by grants from the Danish Medical Research Council, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Lundbeck Foundation as well as a number of smaller foundations.
Knowledge of languagesGerman, english, danish.