Martin Lauritzen#


Martin Lauritzen
Email:mlauritz 'at' sund.ku.dk
Membership Number:4516
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:DENMARK
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:mlauritzen
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://dnp.ku.dk/research/neuronalsignaling/research/martinlauritzen



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004 - 2005 Visiting Professor, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • 2007 - present Professor of Translational Neurobiology (Chair), University of Copenhagen
  • 1998 – present Professor of Clinical Neurophysiology (Chair), University of Copenhagen
  • 2011 - present Consultant, Dept. of Clinical Neurophysiology and Danish Center for Sleep Medicine, Rigshospitalet
  • 1994 - 2011 Head of Department, Dept. of Clinical Neurophysiology and Danish Center for Sleep Medicine, Glostrup Hospital
  • 1993 Resident and consultant at Copenhagen University Hospitals, 1987-1994, board-certified specialist in clinical neurophysiology
  • 1985 - 1986 Fulbright Scholar, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, New York University Medical Center
  • 1978 - 1986 Research Fellow Depts. Neurology and General Physiology, University of Copenhagen
  • 1978 MD from University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fields of Scholarship
  • Regulation of brain blood flow
  • Brain energetic costs of information processing
  • Pathophysiology of acute brain injury
  • Migraine mechanisms and cortical spreading depression
  • Brain barriers and drug delivery
  • Sepsis and neurodegeneration
  • Neuronal network activity and cognition
  • Two-photon microscopy and optogenetics
  • Mathematical modelling of vascular permeability
  • The sphingosine-1-receptor system in BBB regulation

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Niels A Lassen Prize
  • 2004 Humboldt Research Award in Medicine (Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Germany)
  • 1992 Arnold Friedman Distinguished Clinician/Researcher Award (American Headache Association)
  • 1983 Harold G. Wolff Award (American Headache Association)
  • 1983 Award of the Danish Neurological Society

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