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Albert Gjedde

Albert Gjedde

Professor

Last updated: October 17, 2014

Personal Information

Full Name: Albert Gjedde

Birthplace/-date: Gentofte, Denmark, January 10, 1946

Office Address: Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark

Listed in Den Blå Bog (”Who’s Who in Denmark”) since 1990, Canadian Who’s Who since 1998, Who’s Who in the World since 2000, and related international biographies (Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine, Who’s Who in Science and Technology, Wikipedia).

Current Academic Appointments

Professor of Neurobiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Adjunct Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Chairman, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Academic Degrees

Cand.Med. (”M.D.”) Copenhagen University, June 28, 1973
ECFMG examination, Educational Council, Foreign Medical Graduates, US, 1973
Dr.Med., Medical Physiology (”D.Sc.”) Copenhagen University, March 7, 1983

Primary, Secondary, and Graduate Education

Middle and High School, Rungsted Statsskole, Denmark 1957-64
Scholarship, American Field Service, Berkeley, California 1964-65
Conscription, Royal Household Guards Regiment, Copenhagen, 1965-67
Medical school, Copenhagen University School of Medicine 1967-73

Postgraduate Education

Resident, Dept. Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet), 7/1/73 - 8/31/73
Research Associate, Dept. Neurology, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 9/1/73 - 1/31/76
Basic Medical Sciences Fellowship, Institute of Biophysics, Copenhagen University, 2/1/76 - 9/30/76
Research Associate, Dept. Neurosurgery, Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet), 10/1/76 - 4/30/79
Resident, Dept. Medicine M, Aarhus Kommunehospital, Aarhus University Hospitals, 9/1/93 - 2/28/94
Resident, Dept. Surgery E, Aarhus Kommunehospital, Aarhus University Hospitals, 3/1/94 - 5/31/94

Academic Appointment History

Assistant Professor of Medical Physiology, The Panum Institute, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark, 5/1/79 - 4/30/81
Associate Professor of Medical Physiology, The Panum Institute, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark, 5/1/81 - 8/31/93
Visiting Associate Professor, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 7/1/86 - 5/30/87
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 7/1/87 - 5/30/89
Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 6/1/89 - 8/31/94 
Director, McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada, 1989 - 1994
Adjunct Professor of Human Pathophysiology, Aarhus University, 9/1/93 - 8/31/94 
MRC (Denmark) Professor of Brain Research, Aarhus University Hospitals, 9/1/93 - 8/31/99 
Associate Professor of Human Pathophysiology, Institute of Experimental Clinical Research, Aarhus Uni-versity, Aarhus, Denmark, 9/1/94-8/31/99 
Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, from 9/1/94 
Director and Chief Physician, Positron Emission Tomography Center at Aarhus General Hospital, Aarhus University Hospitals, Aarhus, Denmark, 9/1/94-11/30/08 
Professor of Medical Neurobiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 9/1/99-11/30/08 
Director, Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University, 11/1/01-12/31/03
Visiting Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, 4/1/05-9/30/05 
Adjunct Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, from 3/1/06 
Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark 2008-2014

Editorial Peer-Review

Editors: Plum F, Gjedde A, Samson F (1976) Neuroanatomical functional mapping by the radioactive 2-deoxy-D-glucose method. Neurosciences Research Program Bulletin, Boston.
Editorial Secretary, Volume VII (Medicine), Copenhagen University 1479-1979, volumes I-XIV, Treaties in Honor of the Quintcentennial Anniversary of Schola Hafniensis (Copenhagen University), 1977-79
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 1984-1988, 1998-2002m and 2012- 
Supplement Editor, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Volume 7, Supplement 1, 1987 (XIII International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism), 1986-87 
Deputy Chief Editor, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 1988-1992 (fixed duration)
Associate Editor, International Journal of Neural Systems, 1988-2004
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 1990-1999, 2001-
Proceedings Editor, NeuroImage, Supplement 1997 (III International Symposium on Mapping of the Human Brain, Copenhagen 1997)
Member, Editorial Board, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, from 1998
Member, Editorial Board, NeuroImage, 1998-2011
Editors: Johannsen P, Gjedde A (2000) PET-skanning og demensudredning. Copenhagen: Pfizer A/S.
Editors: Gjedde A, Hansen SB, Knudsen GM, Paulson OB (2000) Physiological Imaging of the Brain with PET. San Diego: Academic Press.
Member, Editorial Board, CMIR, from 2003
Editors: Saleemi A, Bohn OS, Gjedde A (2005) In Search of a Language for the Mind-Brain. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press.

Funding Agency Peer-Review (Permanent)

Member, Neurosciences A Committee, Medical Research Council of Canada, 1991-94
Special Member, Neurology A Study Group, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, USA, 1992-94
Chairman, Research Funding Committee, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Denmark, 1999-2005 Member, Medical Research Council, Denmark, 2005-2010
Official Delegate, European Medical Research Councils, European Science Foundation, Strasbourg, Euro-pean Union 2006-2010
Official Delegate, Nordic Medical Research Councils, Nordic Council, 2007-2010 National Expert, PC Health, FP7, and Horizon2020, EU, from 2007
Member of the European Research Council (ERC) Evaluation Panels, Life Sciences (LS7) 2012, 2014 and (LS 5) 2014 

Funding Agency Peer-Review (Ad Hoc)

Grant Reviews for:
Academy of Finland, 
BC Health Research Foundation, 
Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation,
Canadian Institutes of Health Research,
Danish Heart and Stroke Foundation,
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft,
FCAR, Quebec, Canada,
Fonds des Recherches en Sante du Quebec [FRSQ],
Health Sciences Centre Research Foundation [Winnipeg, Manitoba],
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada [Ottawa, Ontario],
Heart Foundation of Denmark,
Højteknologifonden (High Technology Foundation), Denmark,
Human Frontier Science Program Organization, [Strasbourg, France],
Landstinget, Sweden,
Manitoba Health Research Council [Winnipeg, Manitoba],
Medical Research Council [Canada],
National Institutes of Health [U.S.A.]
National Research Foundation of Switzerland,
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada,
Nobel Committee [Stockholm],
NWO Netherlands,
Ontario Mental Health Foundation,
Ottawa General Hospital Research Competition [Ottawa, Ontario],
RANNIS, Research Foundation of Iceland,
Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland,
Velux Foundation, Denmark,
Veterans Administration [U.S.A.],
Vetenskapsrdet, Sweden,
Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden,
Wellcome Trust [London, U.K.],
Wissenschaftsrat (WR), Bonn, Germany.

Board, Council, and Committee Membership

Director/Trustee, American Field Service, Inc., New York, 1975-78
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XI International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Paris, France, 1983
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XII International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Lund-Ronneby, Sweden, 1985
Member, Commission on Bioengineering in Physiology, International Union of Physiological Societies (IUPS), 1986 -1994
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XIII International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Montreal, Quebec, 1987
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1988 - 1994
Member, U.S. Department of Energy Program Grant Advisory Board, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1989 - 1994
Member, U.S. National Institutes of Health Program Grant Advisory Board, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology and Radiation Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, 1989 - 1994
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XIV International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Bologna, Italy, 1989
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XV International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Miami, Florida, 1991
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Axion Research Foundation (Yale Transplant Project), Hamden, Connecticut, and Basseterre, St.Kitts, W.I., 1991- 2006
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XVI International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Sendai, Japan, 1993
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, I International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Paris, France 1995
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XVII International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Cologne, Germany, 1995
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, II International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Boston, Massachusetts 1996
Member, Board of Directors, Steno Science Museum, Aarhus, Denmark, 1996 - 2008
Executive Committee Member. European Dana Alliance for the Brain, from 1997
Chairman, Organizing Committee, First International Symposium on Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain, ”Mapping Neuroreceptors at Work”, Aarhus, Denmark, May 16-18, 1997
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, III International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Copenhagen, Denmark 1997
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XVIII International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Baltimore, Maryland 1997
Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, PET Research Center Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany, 1997-2002
Founder, International Symposia on Neuroreceptor Mapping (NRM) of the Living Human Brain, Aarhus, Denmark 1997, subsequently held 1998, and every second year thereafter.
Chairman, Scientific Program Committee, IV International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Montreal, Canada 1998
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, XIV International Symposium on Cerebral Blood and Metabolism, Copenhagen, Denmark 1999
Chairman, Scientific Program Committee, V International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Duesseldorf, Germany 1999
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Helsinki Brain Research Center, Academy of Finland, 2002-2007
Member, Program Committee, IBRO World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic 2003
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Arvid Carlsson Institute, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2004-2006
Member, Committees on Scientific Misconduct, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kingdom of Denmark, 2004-2012
Vice-Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Brain Energy Metabolism and Blood Flow, Proctor Academy, Andover, Maine, USA, 2006-2008
Chair, Research Advisory Board, Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2006-2009
Official Delegate, Program Committee, Seventh Framework Program (FP7), European Union, Brussels, Belgium, 2007-
Member, Organizing Committee, International Symposium on Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 2008
Chairman, Gordon Research Conference on Brain Energy Metabolism and Blood Flow, 2008-2010
Member, Organizing Committee, International Symposium on Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain, Glasgow, UK, 2010
Member, Organizing Committee, International Symposium on Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2012
Member, Review Committees, International Symposium on Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain (NRM), Amsterdam, Netherlands, since 2014
Member, Board of Directors, Grethe Lundbeck European Brain Prize Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark 2014

Academic Distinctions

Copenhagen University Gold Medal in Medicine, Denmark, 1970
The American Cyanamid Corporation’s Lederle Award, U.S.A., 1972 
The Martin Salomonsen Award in Medical History, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1975
The Dannin Foundation Award for Outstanding Research in Science, Denmark, 1982
Bankier Henry Hansen’s Award, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1986 
Anna Bochardt’s Award, Society of Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1987
Craigie Lecturer, 2nd Craigie Conference, Montreal, Canada, 1992 
Christenson-Ceson Family Foundation Award For Major Research Accomplishments, Danish Medical Association, Denmark, 1995
Magda Agathe Strunge’s Award, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1996 
Kuhl-Lassen Lecturer, Brain Imaging Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine, Denmark, 1998
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, U.S.A., 1999 
Grand Research Prize, International Order of Odd Fellows, Denmark 2000 
Carl Krebs Honorary Award, Aarhus University Hospitals, Aarhus, Denmark 2000
Fellow,  Royal Society of Canada 2003 
Roy & Sherrington Award, Gordon Research Conferences, Colby College, Maine, U.S.A., 2004
Fellow, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (FACNP), U.S.A., from 2005 
Danish Orthopedic Society Honorary Lecturer, Odense, Denmark 2006
Member, Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe), 2009 
Global Excellence Award, Capital Region Hospitals, Denmark 2010 
Chancellor’s Award Lecture in Neuroscience, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana 2010
Erhoff Prize, Denmark 2010
Orr. E. Reynolds Award, American Physiological Society, U.S.A. 2011 
Research Communication Prize, Danish Ministry of Higher Education, Denmark, 2012
Alzheimer Foundation Research Prize, Denmark, 2013
Niels A. Lassen Prize, Denmark 2013
Foreign Member, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Norway 2014

Selected Major Grants (1,000,000 USD or greater)

Principal Investigator, MRC (Canada) SP-30, McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Program Grant (1991-94): 8,000,000 CAD
Principal Investigator, K.E.Jensen Foundation (Denmark), PET Center, Aarhus University Hospitals (AUH), major equipment grant (PET scanner and cyclotron) (1993), 4,000,000 USD
Co-Principal Investigator, MRC Denmark, PET Center, AUH, center grant (1994-99), 1,000,000 USD
Co-Principal Investigator, Meyer Foundation (Denmark), Aarhus University Hospital (AUH), major equipment grant (3-Tesla MR), 2,500,000 USD 
Founder, Danish National Research Foundation, CFIN, AU, center-of-excellence grant (2001-2006), 5,750,000 USD (co-applicant 2006-2011).
Principal Investigator, Velux Foundation (Denmark), PET Center, AUH, and CFIN, AU, major equipment grant (PET scanner) (2004), 2,000,000 USD (equiv)
Founder and Principal Applicant, Danish Neuroscience Center, AUH (2007-2009), 30,000,000 USD (equiv)
Principal Applicant, VKR and Velux Foundations (Denmark, PET Center, AUH, major equipment grant (magnetoencephalography) (2008), 3,000,000 USD (equiv)
Principal Investigator, MRC Denmark, major equipment grant (Denmark, University of Copenhagen), 9.4 Tesla magnetic resonance device (2010), 3,600,000 USD (equiv)

Publication Statistics October, 2014

Items listed by Google Scholar citations 19.620 (7.094 since 2009)
H-index 70 (40 since 2009)
i10 index 267 (156 since 2009)

 

Uddannelse

cand. med., PhD

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