Professor, Prodekan for forskning
Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Jagtvej 160, København Ø
2200 København N.
2002: D.Sc. (dr. pharm.) Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
1996: Ph.D. Molecular Pharmacology, Royal Danish School of Pharmacy, Copenhagen.
1993: M.Sc. Pharmacy, Royal Danish School of Pharmacy, Copenhagen.
2002-present: Vice-dean for Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
2002-present: Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
2000-2001: Research Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
1997-1999: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Royal Danish School of Pharmacy.
1993-1996: PhD student, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Royal Danish School of Pharmacy.
Awards & honors
2015: Elected member of the Danish Academy of Natural Sciences.
2012: Elite Researcher Prize, Ministry of Science (1.2 million DKK).
2011: Elected member of the Danish Society for Theoretical and Applied Therapy.
2007: Alfred Benzon Senior Researcher Stipend.
2006: The Lundbeck Foundation Prize for Young Investigators (250,000 DKK) .
2006: The Torkil Holm Foundation Research Prize (100,000 DKK) .
2006: Elected member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
2002: The Benzon Foundation 50th Anniversary Honorary Prize (100,000 DKK) .
1997: The Danish Academy of Natural Sciences PhD award.
1994: H.C. Ørsted Medal, Royal Danish School of Pharmacy.
1992: Fulbright Fellowship
Selected scientific and academic activities
2020-2022: Head of the Graduate School in Health and Medical Sciences.
2016-present: Member of the board of the Alfred Benzon Foundation.
2017-2020: Vice President and Chair of the Class of Natural Sciences at the the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
2016-2020: Member of the presidium of the the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
2013-2019: Head of the graduate program in pharmaceutical sciences, Drug Research Academy.
2012-2020: Member of the board of the Niels Bohr Foundation.
2008-2020: Member of the board of the journal Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology.
2015-2019: Head of Section for Experimental Pharmacology.
2013-2017: Management committee member and work group co-chair of the European Research Network COST Action CM1207 "GLISTEN: GPCR-Ligand Interactions, Structures, and Transmembrane Signalling".
2013-2015: Member of the executive committee of the Faculty Research Committee.
2007-2011: Member of the European Research Council (ERC) Expert Panels for Starting Grants (StG) - chairman for 2011 call.
2007-2010: Member of the Board, University of Copenhagen Alumni.
2004-2010: Member of the Danish Medical Research Council.
2004-2010: Board member of the WorldPharma2010/IUPHAR congress.
2000-present: Member of evaluation committees of 3 professorships, 2 assistant professorships and 30 PhD defenses (chairman of 19).
1993-present: Invited speaker at >60 international scientific meetings and seminars.
213 peer-reviewed articles in international journals
17 book chapters and proceedings
Co-editor of 1 book and 1 special issue of Neurochemical Research
>10.000 citations (ISI)
h-index: 53 (ISI)