About the Department
The Department of Neuroscience (INM) comprises the medical specialties which investigates and treat injuries and diseases of the head, nervous system, sense organs, and musculoskeletal system. The department conducts teaching, research and innovation within these fields.
The department has about 180 employees, including academic as well as technical and administrative staff. The many disciplines that are represented in the department gives us uniqe opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
Our activities take place in close collaboration with St. Olavs University Hospital as well as the municipalities. There is also close cooperation with other basic research centres such as the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuro Science / Centre for Neuronal Computation.
The department's many research groups and projects are organised in seven departmental groups:
Unit for Neuro (Neurology, Neuro surgery. Clinical neurophysiology, Imaging and Laboratories)
Group leader: Lars Jacob Stovner
Unit for Movement, Stroke and Geriatrics
Group leader: Jorunn L. Helbostad
Unit for Adult Psychiatry
Group leader: Gunnar Morken
Unit for Ortopedics and Rheumatology
Group leader: Jon Olav Drogset
Unit for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Group leader: Toril Skandsen
Unit for Ear Nose and Throat, Jaw, Eye
Group leader: Dordi Austeng
Norwegian Centre for Electronic Patient Records (NSEP)
Group leader: Arild Faxvaag