Jan KS Jansen, PhD, MD

Affiliations: 
Physiology University of Oslo, Oslo, Oslo, Norway 
Area:
Neuromuscular development
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Son of Jan B Jansen (who started the Oslo School of Neuroanatomy together with Alf Brodal). Postdoctoral fellow with Peter Matthews at Oxford, where he helped lay the foundation for the discovery of the two different types of fusimotor fibers: static and dynamic. Sabbatical at Harvard University where he worked together with John Nicholls on neuron properties, synaptic connections, and regenerative potential in the leech nervous system. Close colleagues with and published together with Per Andersen and Terje Lømo. Shared the prestigious Norwegian 'Ander Jahres Prize for Young Researchers' with Per Andersen. Recruited and supervised a number of foreign postdoctoral fellows who later established successful careers in neuroscience, including David Van Essen, Wes Thompson, Eric Frank, Richard Ribchester, Damien Kuffler, Joel C. Glover. Died in 2011.

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Jansen JK, Enger PS. (1996) NADPH diaphorase activity is asymmetrically distributed in the optic tectum during the period of eye migration in turbots. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica. 157: 515-7
Jansen JK, Enger PS. (1996) Pre- and postmetamorphic organization of the vestibular nuclear complex in the turbot examined by retrograde tracer substances. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 364: 677-89
Jansen JK. (1995) [Brain plasticity. New possibilities in the treatment of nerve damage?]. Tidsskrift For Den Norske LæGeforening : Tidsskrift For Praktisk Medicin, Ny RæKke. 115: 950-3
Glover JC, Petursdottir G, Jansen JK. (1986) Fluorescent dextran-amines used as axonal tracers in the nervous system of the chicken embryo. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 18: 243-54
Andersen P, Jansen JK. (1985) [Our plastic nervous system]. Tidsskrift For Den Norske LæGeforening : Tidsskrift For Praktisk Medicin, Ny RæKke. 105: 407-10
Jansen J, Osen KK. (1984) Morphogenesis and morphology of the brain stem nuclei of Cetacea. II. The nuclei of the accessory, vagal and glossopharyngeal nerves in baleen whales. Journal FüR Hirnforschung. 25: 53-87
Jansen JK, Ding R. (1982) Repair processes in relation to spinal motoneurones: a brief review. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology. Supplement. 36: 129-38
Eide AL, Jansen JK, Ribchester RR. (1982) The effect of lesions in the neural crest on the formation of synaptic connexions in the embryonic chick spinal cord. The Journal of Physiology. 324: 453-78
Kuffler DP, Thompson W, Jansen JK. (1980) The fate of foreign endplates in cross-innervated rat soleus muscle. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 208: 189-222
Thompson W, Kuffler DP, Jansen JK. (1979) The effect of prolonged, reversible block of nerve impulses on the elimination of polyneuronal innervation of new-born rat skeletal muscle fibers. Neuroscience. 4: 271-81
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