Jørgen Erik Nielsen

Professor of Neurology with special focus on inherited neurodegenerative diseases

Other titles

Consultant Neurologist, Ph.d., Research Director of the Neurogenetics Clinic and Research Lab.  

Affiliated to

Danish Dementia Research Centre, Department of Neurology, The Neuroscience Centre and University of Copenhagen.

Research areas include

  • Clinical and paraclinical aspects including molecular genetics and functional molecular biology of inherited neurodegenerative disorders, including:
  • Huntington's disease 
  • Spinocerebellar ataxias 
  • Hereditary spastic paraplegias 
  • Familial Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia 

Contact information

E-mail: joergen.erik.nielsen.01@regionh.dk 
Tlf.: +45 35 45 68 01



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