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Professors – University of Copenhagen

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Jens Lykkesfeldt

Professor in experimental pharmacology & toxicology, Director of LIFEPHARM and Head of the Danish In Vivo Pharmacology PhD program.

Scientific Interests in Keywords:
Metabolic syndrome; early brain development; oxidative stress and inflammation; vitamin C deficiency; endothelial dysfunction; pharmacokinetics.

Technological/Analytical platform and key competencies:

Development and quantification of biomarkers of oxidative stress and damage; HPLC of labile compounds; rodent models of disease, pharmacokinetics.


Lisbeth Høier Olsen 

Professor mso in clinical pharmacology and toxicology and was employed by LIFEPHARM on 1 February 2011.

Scientific Interests in Keywords:
Cardiovascular imaging, electrocardiography, platelet function, cardiovascular biomarkers and histopathology.

Technological/Analytical platform and key competencies:
Cardiovascular imaging (conventional echocardiography and advanced analyses of myocardial function (speckle tracking and tissue Doppler imaging); vascular imaging (flow mediated vasodilation (FMD)), 24 hour electrocardiography (arrhythmia and heart rate variability analysis), platelet analysis (optical and whole blood platelet aggregation; platelet function analyzer (PFA 100)), measurements of cardiovascular biomarkers and cardiovascular histopathology.