CV - Ole Kiehn

Born: September 30 1958. Citizenship: Danish/Swedish.

A. Education

1985: MD from University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
1990: D.Sci. from University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2002: Docent, Karolinska Institute, Sweden.

B. Current Position

2017-: Professor in Integrative Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2004-: Professor in Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Insitute (KI), Sweden.                     

C. Previous positions

2001-2004: Group-leader - via international ‘Elite-recruitment’ program at Karolinska Institute, Sweden.
1997-2001: Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Copenhagen.
1995-2000: Hallas Møller Research Fellow Department of Physiology, Copenhagen.
1991-1995: Group Leader Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen.
1989-1990: Postdoc, Sect. of Neurobiol. and Behavior Cornell University, USA.
1988-1989: Senior Research Associate, Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen.
1985-1988: Junior Research Associate; Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen.
1983-1985: Research Assistant Institute of Neurophysiology, Copenhagen.

D. Awards and honors

2019-: Lundbeck Foundation’s Professorship award.
2017-: Novo Nordic Foundation Laureate program.
2016-: European Research Council advanced grant (second award).
2014: Member of EMBO.
2013: Member of Academia Europea.
2012: Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. 
2010: Member of the The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
2011-2016: Research Professorship: Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg’s Professorship from the Royal Swedish Academy of Science.
2011-2016: European Research Council advanced grant.
2010-2015: 5 Year Distinguished Professor Award Karolinska Institute.
2004: Recipient of international Schellenberg Prize in spinal cord research.
2001-2006: 5 year recruitment via ‘Elite-recruitment’ program at Karolinska Institute.
1999-2001: PI for Human Frontier Science Program grant.
2001-2010: PI on R01 NIH grant to Kiehn Lab.
1995: Recipient of Hallas Møller Research Fellowship (5 year salary award from Novo Foundation – one/year in biomedicine).
1990: Recipient of Weimann Research Fellowship (5 year salary award).

E. Commissions of trust

2019: Co-editor in chief of Current Opinion in Neurobiology.
2017: Member of Steering Committee Department of Neuroscience UCPH.
2017: SAB Dandrite.
2016: Vice Chair Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.
2014-2019: Elected member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.
2011-2013: Affiliated member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.
2008-2028: Elected Member of Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute.
2013: Evaluation panel consolidator ERC grant.
2012: Evaluation panel Söderberg’s foundation.
2010: Member of the Scientific Evaluation Committee for ETN in Zurich.
2008 & 2014: Scientific Evaluation Committee for Molecular Physiology of the Brain, Göttingen, Germany.
2006-2010: Member of the steering board of Stockholm Brain Institute.
2011-2015, 2015-: Co-director for StratNeuro at Karolinska Institute.
2003-2011: Deputy Chair at the Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute.
2011-2012: Chair of Program Committee for Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
2011-2013: Member of Executive committee for FENS.
2007-2009: Member of program committee for Society for Neuroscience USA. 
2009: Member of Program Committee for FENS.

F. Supervision

>10 PhD students  
>25 Postdocs 
Guest professors: 
(Harris-Warrick/Bruce Johnson, Cornell University; Goulding, Salk Institute; Glover, Oslo University; Del Negro William and Mary, US).

G. Membership Editorial Boards and review jobs

Member of editorial boards: Current Opinion of Neurobiology (2008-), Neural Development (2007-2019), Brain Research Bulletin (2000-), Faculty of 1000 (2004-2009). Journal of Neurophysiology (1996-2012).
Reviewing editor: E-Life (2012-2018), EJN (2015-).
Chief Editor: Current Opinion in Neurobiology (2019-) 
Associate Editor: Frontiers in Neuroscience (2011-2016).
Section Editor: Current Opinion of Neurobiology, Motor, 2004 and 2015.

H. Selected list of invited talks (last 10 years)

Plenary lectures/Distinguished lectures: FEPS-SIF, Bologna, Italy (2019).  Society for Neuroscience, Special Lecture 2017. Plenary Lecture Nordic Neuroscience Meeting, Stockholm 2017. Nichelson Lecture, Rockefeller USA (2016). Riken, Outstanding Research Lecture (2015). Discovery Lecture Karolinska Institutet (2014)/2018. Distinguished Lecture Toronto University – the Tater and Turnbull Lecture (2014). Oxford University, Department of Anatomy and Physiology (2014). Kavli Lecture, Trondheim (2014). Plenary Lecture Winter Conference in Neural Systems (2014). Distinguished Lecture, EPFL Luzanne (2013). Distinguished Lecture, Max Planck Munich (2013). Plenary lecture – motor conference Salk (2013). Plenary Lecture Neuroethology Meeting Baltimore (2012). Distinguished lecture, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology Copenhagen (2012). Talk a Fridtjov Nansen 150 year birthday symposium – Norwegian Academy of Sciences (2011). Plenary Lecture, Physiological Society Meeting, St Andrews (2010). Plenary Lecture Scandinavian Physiological Society (2007).   Plenary lecture German Zoological Society, Bayreuth, Germany (2005). Gail Memorial Talk, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis International, Miami, USA (2005). 

I. Grants last 10 years

  1. 2020-2026: Lundbeck Foundation’s Professorship Grant. 32 MDKK. 
  2. 2019-2023: Lundbeck Foundation Grant. 10 MDKK.  
  3. 2016-2021: European Research Council – advanced research grant Integrating Locomotion). €2.5 M.
  4. 2017-2023: Novo Nordic Foundation Laureate Program. 40 MDKK. 
  5. 2015-2018: The Swedish Medical Research Council. 6 MSEK (top grant – max amount on all top grants were 1.5 MSEK/year- 25% less than the preceding years).
  6. 2011-2014: The Swedish Medical Research Council. 6 MSEK (top grant).
  7. 2009-2011: The Swedish Medical Research Council. 5.05 MSEK (top grant).
  8. 2014-2016: Hjärnfonden (The Swedish Brian Foundation). 1 MSEK.
  9. 2014-2019: NIH R01 NS090919-01. $2.7 M (direct cost). Collaborative group grant between Ilya Rybak (Drexel University), Kiehn and Martyn Goulding (Salk). Kiehn’s share is about $1 M.
  10. 2011-2013: Postdoc salary from StratNeuro to Kiehn lab. 1.4 MSEK.
  11. 2011-2016: European Research Council – advanced research grant (NeuronsInMotion). €2.5 M.
  12. 2011-2013: Schellenberg foundation (Switzerland). 0.5 M Swiss Franc. Kiehn PI – collaborative grant with Hans Hultborn and Cecilia Lundberg.
  13. 2011-2016: Torsten and Ragnar Söderbergs endowed professorship. 10 MSEK.
  14. 2010-2015: 5 year distinguished professorship from Karolinska Institute. 3.5 MSEK.
  15. 2006-2010/11: NIH grant (5R01NS040795)(this was an extension of pervious NIH grant to Kiehn – I did not reply in 2011). $1.125 M.