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Jon Storm-Mathisen’s Homepage 2017


Photo: Olav Olsen, in Aftenposten 16.01.2001




Jon Storm-Mathisen MD PhD
Senior Professor
Division of Anatomy, Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences (IMB)
CMBN/SERTA Healthy Brain Ageing Centre (HBAC)
University of Oslo

Post: POBox 1105 Blindern, N-0317 Oslo, Norway
Visit: Domus Medica, Room 1296, Sognsvannsveien 9, 0372 Oslo
Tel: +47 97193044 mobile 
Email: jonsm@medisin.uio.no

Inaugural chairman of the Kavli Prize Committee in Neuroscience




University of Oslo web page


Short CV


Research group

Synaptic neurochemistry laboratory
- synthesis, recycling, packaging, and action of transmitter amino acids




Research Council of Norway (RCN) Grant

Project number 214458 "How does physical exercise translate into better brains?"


Manager Jon Storm-Mathisen,  Co-Manager Linda H Bergersen








Some research achievements: http://folk.uio.no/jonsm/The-glutamatergic-synapse_Synaptic-neurochem-lab-contr.htm



Publications by group members (PubMed):


Additional publications (with names misspelled in PubMed):




Invitation to medial and science students to join us:

Ledige studentprosjekt / Vacant student research projects


Veileder FA Chaudhry / J Storm-Mathisen: Studenter / stipendiater søkes til hjerneforskning

Veileder V Gundersen / J Storm-Mathisen: Aspartat, en eksitatorisk ko-transmitter?

Tailored projects available, please contact Bergersen (970 32 049), Chaudhry (990 47 404), Gundersen (970 14 675), and/or Storm-Mathisen (971 93 044)



‘Highly Cited Researcher’: J Storm-Mathisen is included in the ISI Highly Cited Database

“-These individuals are the most highly cited within each category --, and comprise less than one-half of one percent of all publishing researchers -“



Awards to Jon Storm-Mathisen: Voss' Award for Anatomical Research 1981. Monrad Krohn's Prize for the Advancement of Neurological Research 1989. Elected to the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 1993. Fridtjof Nansen’s Award 2001. University of Oslo Research Prize 2004. Lundbeckfonden’s Nordic Researcher Prize 2005 (shared with OP Ottersen). The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters 2005. Anders Jahre’s Award for Medical Research 2006.




Centre of Excellence: The Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience (CMBN)




Consortium (Principal Investigators)

Neuroscience: JG Bjaalie, NC Danbolt, OP Ottersen (coordinator), JF Storm, J Storm-Mathisen

Molecular biology: M Bjørås, A Klungland, M Koomey, S Krauss, T Rognum, T Tønjum (vice-coordinator)

Annual report 2006


Publications à 2002



‘Highly Cited Researchers’

Ottersen and  Storm-Mathisen are included in the ISI Highly Cited Database



NFR MH-Group: Mechanisms of neuronal communication

Consortium (Principal Investigators)

NC Danbolt, S Krauss, OP Ottersen (coordinator), JF Storm, J Storm-Mathisen



EU Marie Curie Training Site on: Basic mechanisms of amino acid neurotransmission


Acronym: BAMAN

Contract: HPMT-CT-2001-00406


Faculty: The research group consists of the following principal investigators (PIs) who are all full professors and partners in the Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience: Jan G. Bjålie, Niels Christian Danbolt, Ole Petter Ottersen, Johan F. Storm and Jon Storm-Mathisen at IMBA, and Stefan Krauss at Rikshospitalet. Junior group members, many of whom have several years of experience as postdoctoral researchers, will contribute to the training. In addition, the following professors, who do related research partly collaborating with the group and are all located at IMBA, may act as supervisors for fellows at the Training Site: Per A. Brodal, Joel C. Glover, Finn-Mogens S. Haug, Paul Heggelund, Terje Lømo, Sven Ivar Walaas.

Core project:  http://improving.cordis.lu/mc/show-PRJ.cfm?obj_id=MCFellow0000000000004012

Vacancies:  http://improving.cordis.lu/mc/show-VAC.cfm?obj_id=MCFellow000000000000457D

Coordinator: Jon Storm-Mathisen



EU RTD project: Dynamics of extracellular glutamate

Acronym: DECG

Contract: QLG3-CT-2001-02004



Partner #1:            Prof. Jon Storm-Mathisen (jonsm@pons.uio.no)

                                Department of Anatomy, Institute of Basic Medical Science, University of Oslo

Partner #2:            Prof. David Attwell (d.attwell@ucl.ac.uk)

                                Dept Physiology, University College London, London, England

Partner #3:            Prof. Dimitri Kullmann (d.kullmann@ion.ucl.ac.uk)

                                Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, England

Partner #4:            Prof. Andrea Volterra  (andrea.volterra@ibcm.unil.ch)

                                Université de Lausanne Faculté de Médecine, Lausanne, Switzerland

Partner #5:            Dr. Fabio Grohovaz (grohovaz.fabio@hsr.it)

                                DIBIT – Fondazione Centro San Raffaele del Monte Tabor, Milan, Italy

Partner #6:            Prof. Robert Zorec (robert.zorec@pafi.mf.uni-lj.si)

                                “Celica” Biomedical Sciences Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Co-ordinator:     Jon Storm-Mathisen




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Last updated May 2017 by Jon Storm-Mathisen