Per Andersen

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Per Oskar Andersen (born 12 January 1930) is a Norwegian brain researcher at the University of Oslo. Research by his lab, specifically by Terje Lømo (and Timothy Bliss, who helped characterize the phenomenon years later), led to the discovery of long-term potentiation in 1966.[1]

He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[2] He is also a fellow at the Royal Society.[3]


Preceded by
Ivan Th. Rosenqvist
Recipient of the Fridtjof Nansen Excellent Research Award in Science
Succeeded by
Jens Lothe