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Curriculum Vitae

Jørgen Olsen M.D., DMSc

Date of birth : March, 1964
Nationality : Danish
Gender: Male

Current affiliation
Department of Molecular & Cellular Medicine
University of Copenhagen
The Panum Institute, bldg. 18.6
Blegdamsvej 3
DK   2200N Denmark  

Education

1992 Medical Doctor (cand. med.), University of Copenhagen
1998 Doctor Medicinae (DMSc), The Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Employments

1993 Research assistant, Michaelsen Foundation, Department of Medical Biochemistry & Genetics, University of Copenhagen
 1994 Assistant professor Department of Medical Biochemistry & Genetics, University of Copenhagen
 1995 Intern, Department of Medical Gastroenterology, KAS Herlev University Hospital
 1995 Assistant professor Department of Medical Biochemistry & Genetics, University of Copenhagen
 1997 Alfred Benzon Investigator, INSERM U381, Strasbourg, France
 1998 Associate professor, Department of Medical Biochemistry & Genetics, University of Copenhagen
 2007 Associate professor, Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen
 2009 Professor, Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen

Scholarships

1987 Scholarstipend Danish Medical Research Council
1988 Scholarstipend The Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Administrative tasks

Period Task Organisation
1987-1990 Executive committee, Institute of Medical Biochemistry C, Student representative University of Copenhagen
1994-1996 Leader of the molecular Biology course for Human Biology students University of Copenhagen
1998-1999 Member of "Samarbejdsudvalget", Department of Medical Biochemistry & Genetics University of Copenhagen
1999-2002 Member of the Research Committee, The Faculty of Health Sciences University of Copenhagen
2001- Leader of the course in Neurobiochemistry for Medical students University of Copenhagen
2003- Member of the scientific board for the Journal of the Danish Medical Association (Ugeskrift for Læger) Danish Medical Association
2003-2005 Member of the executive committee, The Research Committee, The faculty of Health Sciences University of Health Sciences
2005- Teaching Coordinator, Department of Medical Biochemistry & Genetics University of Copenhagen
2007- Member of the study board for medicine, Faculty of Healths Sciences University of Copenhagen
2007- Member of the editorial board for "The Open Applied Informatics Journal" Bentham Science Publishers Ltd

Reviewing activity

Journal
Bioinformatics
International Journal of Cancer
Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine
European Journal of Biochemistry
Gastroenterology
European Journal of Human Genetics
Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry
Ugeskrift for Læger
Oncogene
American Journal of Physiology
Cancer Letters
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Clinical Experimental Immunology

Supervision and evaluation committees 

Supervisor for 7 PhD students, 12 masters students and 2 scholar stipend students.
In the evaluation committee for one professorship, two associate professorships, 13 PhD theses and 5 masters theses.  

External grants

Project period Amount Currency Project title Source
1998-1999 260000   DKK Cytokine mediated interaction between intestinal endoderm and mesenchyme The Novo Nordisk Foundation
1999-2000 75000   DKK Identification of markers for intestinal epithelial stem cells The Novo Nordisk Foundation
2000-2002 1050000   DKK Development and maintenance of the gastrointestinal mucosa The Danish Medical Research Council
2002 300000   DKK Gene expression as predictor for development of colorectal cancer The Alfred Nielsen and Wife's Foundation
2001-2002 200000   DKK Identification of gene combinations which increases the risk for colorectal cancer development The Novo Nordisk Foundation
2003-2004 600000  DKK Gene expression and cellular phenotype in the small intestinal epithelium The Medical Research Council
2003 125000   DKK Gene expression as predictor for development of colorectal cancer The Alfred Nielsen and Wife's Foundation
2004 125000   DKK Gene expression as predictor for development of colorectal cancer The Alfred Nielsen and Wife's Foundation
2004-2006 1080000   DKK Delineation of transcription factor networks for use in molecular gastroenterology The Danish Medical Research Council
2006-2007 96100   EUR Fruit Quality and Safety, ISAFRUIT. Partner. European commission
2006-2009 510000   DKK "samfinancieret ph.d-stip" The Danish Medical Research Council