Olaf B. Paulson

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Olaf Bjarne Paulson (born 22 July 1940 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish neuroscientist.

Holding an MD (1966) and DMSc (1970) at Copenhagen University, he worked in collaboration with Niels A. Lassen[citation needed]. His research focused on the physiology and pathophysiology of the cerebral circulation and metabolism. In the 1990s the research moved into positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance (MR). Former Chairman at the Neurology Department at Rigshospitalet (1979-94), he was establisher and leader of the Neurobiology Research Unit in 1995.[citation needed] He is leading the Magnetic Resonance center at Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen[1] and the chairman of the Danish Neurological Society.[2]


  1. ^ Nielsen, Steffen Bang (3 June 2008). "MR-afdeling vil finde kræft med ny scanningsteknik" (in Danish). Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Flere kan reddes efter blodprop" (in Danish). TV 2 Nyhederne. 12 September 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2010.