Professor Jens Pahnke, M.D., Ph.D., E.F.N.

Prof. Jens Pahnke
Foto: Ine Eriksen, UiO


Current Affiliations:
Full Professor (I), Medical Faculty, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway
Medical Head of the Section of Neuropathology, University Hospital Oslo (OUS), Oslo, Norway

Lecturer, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein / University of Lübeck (UzL), INUM & LIED, Germany
Lecturer, University of Latvia (UL), Department of Pharmacology, Riga, Latvia
Lecturer, Tel Aviv University (TAU), George S. Wise Faculty of Life Science, Department of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv, Israel

Former Affiliations:
2013-2020 – Lecturer, German University Cairo (GUC), Al-Qahira, Egypt
2017-2021 – EU-COST action management committee representative (NeuroMIG) for Norway
2014-2021 – Guest Professor/researcher, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), Halle, Germany
2008-2014 – Scientific Advisor, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE e.V.), Bonn, Germany
2011-2014 – Director, Neurodegeneration Research Lab (NRL), Department of Neurology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
2005-2011 – Univ.-Professor, University of Rostock, Faculty of Medicine, Rostock, Germany
2005-2011 – Director of the Neurodegeneration Research Lab (NRL), Department of Neurology, University of Rostock, Germany
2005-2011 – Director of the Neuromuscular Laboratory (NML), Department of Neurology, University of Rostock, Germany
2002-2005 – University of Zürich, Department of Surgical Pathology and Department of Neuropathology, Switzerland
2001-2002 – University of Rostock, Department of Neurology, Germany

Societies / Prizes:
2022 – Honory Member of the Latvian Society of Pharmacology
2022 – Oswald Schmiedeberg Prize

Oswald Schmiedeberg Prize

Oswald Schmiedeberg Prize to Jens Pahnke

2016-2019 – President of the Scandinavian Society for Neuropathology (SNS)
2008 – Alzheimer Forschung Initiative e.V. Prize (with Prof. Fabien Gosselet, Univ. d’Artois, Lens, France)

Academic degrees and Professional qualifications:
2007 – E.F.N. – European Fellow in Neuropathology by examination
2000 – M.D. (Dr. med.) at the University of Greifswald, Medical Faculty
2004 – Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Rostock, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

2000 – Diploma in Molecular Biology
2000 – State Examination in Medicine

1995-2000 – Molecular Biology & Pharmacology, Faculty for Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Greifswald, Germany
1994-2000 – Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Greifswald, Germany
1992-1993 – JET Joint Undertaking, Plasma Heating Devision, Power Group, Abingdon, OXON, U.K.
1989-1990 – Semiconductor Factory Frankfurt (HFO) – Apprenticeship in Electronics, Germany

1st Advisor for Ph.D. theses
2023 – Jingyun Wu (University of Oslo)
2020 – Surya P. Rai (University of Oslo)
2018 – Olanrevajo Salako (University of Lübeck)
2017 – Kristin Paarmann (University of Magdeburg)
2016 – Johannes Steffen (University of Magdeburg)
2015 – Christina Fröhlich (University of Magdeburg)
2014 – Jan Stenzel (University of Rostock)
2014 – Jacqueline Hofrichter (University of Rostock)
2012 – Cathleen Lange (University of Rostock)
2012 – Toni Schumacher (University of Rostock)
2010 – Markus Krohn (University of Rostock)
2010 – Katja Scheffler (University of Rostock)

Opponent / Reviewer PD. theses (Privatdozent, habilitation)
2014 – Katharina Stöck (PD)
2010 – Anja Schneider (PD)

Advisor for Diploma, Master, BSc theses