Lone Frank

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Lone Frank
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Born(1966-09-22)September 22, 1966
Alma materÅrhus University
Scientific career
Thesistranscriptional regulation of glutamate receptors in cerebral ischemia (1992)

Lone Frank (born Lone Frank Pedersen 1966 in Århus) is a Danish science journalist, author and PhD in neurobiology. Since 1998 she has written for newspapers.[1] She is also a commentator and lecturer and has worked in radio and television; including organized and participated in science series on television, talking about controversial issues such as heritability of IQ and race and intelligence[citation needed]. She received her master's degree in biology on a thesis about "the transcriptional regulation of glutamate receptors in cerebral ischemia" from Aarhus University in 1992.[2]

In September 2011 her book, My Beautiful Genome: Exposing Our Genetic Future, One Quirk at a Time was released to positive reviews. The book is based on a number of genetic-based tests, which aims to clarify the biological context of human personal development. It was also released in German, Norwegian and Dutch.[3]


  • Mindfield: How Brain Science is Changing Our World, 2009, Oneworld Publications, ISBN 978-1-85168-649-0
  • My Beautiful Genome: Discovering Our Genetic Future, One Quirk at a Time, 2011, Oneworld Publications, ISBN 978-1-85168-833-3
  • The Pleasure Shock: The Rise of Deep Brain Stimulation and Its Forgotten Inventor, 2018, Penguin Publishing Group ISBN 978-1-101-98653-0

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Employee Description of Weekendavisen.dk, http://www.weekendavisen.dk/medarbejder/lone-frank
  2. ^ Daniel Øhrstrøm (March 2, 2006). "Kvinden og videnskaben". Kristeligt Dagblad. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  3. ^ My Beautiful Genome, Lone Frank Website.