Ole Kiehn#


Ole Kiehn
Email:ole.kiehn 'at' ki.se
Membership Number:3498
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:okiehn
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.neuro.ki.se/kiehnlab





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004-: Professor in Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet
  • 2001-: Recruited to KI through ‘Elite-recruitment’ program
  • 1997-2001: Associate Professor, Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1995-00: Hallas Møller Research Fellow Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1991-95: Group Leader Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1989-90: Postdoctoral Res. Fellow, Sect. of Neurobiol. and Behavior Cornell University, USA, (Prof. Ron Harris-Warrick’s lab)
  • 1988-89: Senior Research Associate, Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen
  • 1985-88: Junior Research Associate, Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1983-85: Research Assistant Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen, Denmark (Prof. Hans Hultborn’s lab)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cellular and systems neurophysiology applied to the motor system
  • Elucidation of the networks underlying locomotion in rodents with a pioneering effort of utilizing combined neurophysiological, transgenic and optogenetic methods.

Honours and Awards
  • 2012: Member of the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2011-2016 Endowed Research Professorship: Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg’s Professorship from the The Royal Swedish Academy of Science
  • 2010: Member of the The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
  • 2010: 5 Year Distinguished professor award Karolinska Institutet
  • 2004: Recipient of international Schellenberg Prize in spinal cord research
  • 2010: Advanced Grant from the European Research Council
  • 2001-2006: 5 year recruitment position through the competitive ‘Elite-recruitment’ program at KI
  • 1996: Recipent of Anna Brochardt Prize
  • 1999-2001: PI for Human Frontier Science Program grant
  • 2001-2010: PI on R01 NIH grant to Kiehn lab
  • 1990-2001: Continuous funding Medical Research Council in Denmark
  • 1995: Recipient of Hallas Møller Research Fellowship (5 years salary award from Novo Foundation – one every year in Natural Science-Biomedicine)
  • 1990: Recipient of Weimann Research Fellowship (5 years salary award)

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