The Group

The Group is led by Professor Marianne Thoresen of the universities of Oslo and Bristol, and consists of two research laboratories at these locations. Several external associates also work closely with these labs.

 

University of Oslo
Translational Neuroscience & Hypothermia Group
Current members
  • Prof. Marianne Thoresen MD PhD – Professor of Physiology
  • Prof. Lars Walløe MD PhD – Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Informatics
  • Dr. David A Menassa MPhil PhD – Researcher
  • Miss. Julia Kristine Gundersen – Medical/PhD Student
  • Ms. Iren Sefland – Departmental Engineer
  • Affiliated Members
  • Dr. Tommy Wood MD PhD – Research Assistant Professor of Paediatrics (Washington)
  • Priv.-Doz.Dr. Hemmen Sabir MD PhD – Professor of Neonatal Neuroscience (Bonn)
  • Ms. Elke Maes BSc – Technical Assistant (Bonn)
  • Dr. Damjan Osredkar MD PhD – Head of Paediatric Neurology (Ljubljana)
  • Dr. Mathias Karlsson MD – Neonatologist (Uppsala)
  • Mr. Jan Sigurd Horn – Research Administrator
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    University of Bristol
    Current members
  • Prof. Marianne Thoresen MD PhD – Professor of Neonatal Neuroscience, Honorary Consultant Neonatologist
  • Dr. Ela Chakkarapani MB BS FRCPCH MD PhD – Consultant Senior Lecturer in Neonatology
  • Dr. John Dingley MB ChB FRCA MD PhD – Consultant Anaesthetist & Associate Professor of Anaesthetics
  • Ms. Lisa Mills MSc – Occupational Therapist
  • Prof. Frances Cowan MD – Honorary Professor of Perinatal Neurology
  • Miss. Julia Kristine Gundersen – Medical/PhD Student
  • Priv.-Doz.Dr. Hemmen Sabir MD PhD – Professor of Neonatal Neuroscience
  • Dr. Miriam Martinez-Biarge MD – Paediatrician
  • Mrs. Carol Bond – Research Group Administrator
  • Mrs. Emma Scull-Brown – Clinical Trial & Cooling Programme Administrator
  • Ms. Satomi Okani BS – Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Affiliated Members
  • Dr. Sally Jary MSc PhD – Research Associate
  • Dr. Elisa Smit MD – Consultant Neonatologist (Cardiff)
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    Collaborations
    Intramural
    Extramural
    • Prof. Drude Merete Fugelseth MD – Professor of Paediatric & Adolescent Medicine (Oslo University Hospital)
    • Dr. Marius Wideroe MD PhD – Associate Professor in Medicine(NTNU, Trondheim)
    • Prof. Henrik Hagberg MD – Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Gothenburg University)
    • Dr. Elie Saliba MD – Professor of Medicine (Université de Tours)
    • Prof. Charles Michael Cotten MD – Professor of Paediatrics (Duke University)
    • Prof. Alistair Jan Gunn MD – Professor of Medicine (Auckland University)