Brain Storm 2006

Photographs of speakers and members of the audience

Århus Hospital, Denmark
Friday January 6th, and
Saturday January 7th, 2006



Birthday Symposium
Albert Gjedde 
60 years



The symposium was organized by Leif Østergaard, Mai Drustrup, Henriette Blæsild Vuust, Helle Jung Larsen, and Thomas Jung,

Leif Østergaard

Professor of Experimental Neuroradiology, and director of CFIN













Helle Jung Larsen

Chief bioanalyst; Århus PET Center

















Thomas Jung



















The morning session on Friday (on brain metabolism) was chaired by Martin Lauritzen and also included Robert Shulman and Pierre Magistretti

Martin Lauritzen

 Glostrup Hospital and Copenhagen University








In the background, you may note my co-photographer, Jesper Frandsen, CFIN

Robert Shulman

Yale University, New Haven, CT
















Pierre Magistretti














Lunch break included a "special event": The presentation of a painting by artist Poul  Krull

Poul Krull

















Søren Holm
















Albert Gjedde
















First Friday afternoon session: "Kinetics and blood-brain barrier". Chairman: Olaf Paulson
Speakers: Clifford Patlak, Hiroto Kuwabara, and Peter Brust

Olaf Paulson


Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance,
Hvidovre Hospital,
and Neurobiology Research Unit, Rigshospitalet,











Clifford Patlak

SUNY, Stony Brook, New York
















Hiroto Kuwabara

Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, Baltimore














Peter Brust

Dept. of Radiopharmacy, Leipzig












2nd Friday afternoon session "Ageing, depression and dementia". Chairman: Raben Rosenberg.
Speakers: Alan Evans, Poul Videbech, Peter Johannsen

Raben Rosenberg

Center for Basic Psychiatric Research, Århus













Poul Videbech

Center for Basic Psychiatric Research, Århus
















3rd Friday afternoon session: "Cognitive and systems neuroscience". Chairman: Johannes Jakobsen. Speakers: Olaf Paulson, Sean Marett, Maurice Ptito, and Andreas Roepstorff

Johannes Jakobsen

Dept. of Neurology, Århus University Hospital












Sean Marrett

NIMH, Bethesda,MD













Maurice Ptito, Montreal

Andreas Roepstorff

CFIN and Dept. of Social Anthropology, Århus University











In the audience ....

Arne Møller

Århus PET Center and CFIN














Jørgen Scheel-Krüger














Arne Schousboe

Inst. of Pharmacology, Copenhagen














Junior members of the audience


Mikkel Wallentin

Ph.D.-student (now post-doc)



Kim Mouridsen

(now post-doc)


Steen Jacobsen

Radiochemist, Århus PET Center











Mikkel Wallentin,
Dora Sneider,
Malene Vejby Mortensen
















Ole Lajord Munk, physicist, & Peter Iversen, ph.d.-student, Århus PET Center


Mette Callesen

Psychology student
















Rune Vingborg

Science student















Leif Østergaard and Albert Gjedde seemed rather pleased with the events of the day



Saturday morning session "From neurotransmission to behaviour I" was chaired by Dean Wong.
Speakers: Tony Grace, Alain Dagher, Gitte Moos Knudsen, and Julie Price

Tony Grace

Dept. of Neuroscience, Univ. of Pittsburg, PA













Alain Dagher

Montreal Neurological Institute













Gitte Moos Knudsen

Neurobiology Research Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen












Julie Price

University of Pittsburg, PET Facility



















First afternoon session: "From neurotransmission to behaviour II". Chairman: Donald Smith
Speakers: Dean Wong, Doris Doudet, Jens Christian Sørensen

Donald F. Smith

Center for Basic Psychiatric Research, Århus












Dean Wong

Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD


















Doris Doudet

Dept. of Neurology,
University of British Columbia,















I have no photographs from the last two sessions, but more audience ......

Hans Brændgård

Dept. of Neurology, Århus











Karsten Junker














Ole Hein Sørensen














34 years ago, at the Dept. of Neurology at Rigshospitalet, I had some of my first training from Ole Hein S.

Helle Jung Larsen

Chief bioanalyst, Århus PET Center
















Final picture ....