Ole-Bjørn Tysnes

Adjunct Professor, Head of Department, Haukeland University Hospital

Bergen, Norway

 

EDUCATION

1982 – MD, University of Oslo, Norway

1983 – ECFMG, University of Copenhagen

1988 – PhD, University of Bergen, Norway

2005 – NHH Executive, Norwegian School of Economics

 

CURRENT POSITIONS

2005 – Head of Department

Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

1996 – Professor in Neurology

University of Bergen, Norway

 

RESEARCH PROFILE

Experimental studies in cellular signal transduction

Immunological studies in Myasthenia gravis

Epidemiological studies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Organising and running the Norwegian ParkWest study, a multicenter study on epidemiological clinical genetic and biomarker study in Parkinson’s disease

 

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1994 – 2003 Board leader, Neuroforum West

1995 – 2001 Leader Bergens Skilag

2000 – 2004 Board member, Norwegian Neurological Society

2004 – 2008 Board leader, Kavli’s Dementia Research Foundation

2005 – 2014 Board leader, Bergen Medical Research Foundation

2005 – 2008 Board member, Norwegian Medical Association

2005 – 2009 President Norwegian Neurological Society

2009 - Current Norwegian delegate EFNS/EAN

2008 - Current Leader of National Reference group Norwegian Movement Disorder Centre

2010 - Current Leader of National Reference group on Parkinson surgery

 

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

2005 - Current Scientific Advisory Board on motor neuron diseases (EAN)

2007 - Current Editorial Board, Tdnlf,

2011 - Current Editorial board Acta Neurol Scand

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

1982 - Current Norwegian Medical Association

1988 - Current Norwegian Neurological Society

1988 - 2013 European Federation of Neurological Societies

2008 - Current Association of British Neurologists

2013 - Current European Academy of Neurology

2010 - Current Movement Disorder Society

 

MAJOR COLLABORATIONS

ParkWest study: Head Norw. Movement Disorder Centre Guido Alves, Stavanger University Hospital.

Parkinson: Professor Heinz Reichmann, Drezden Germany

Professor Lars Forgren, Umeå University Hospital

ALS: Professor Peter Andersen, Umeå University Hospital

 

Website: http://www.uib.no/neuroage/100591/ole-bj%C3%B8rn-tysnes