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Mihai Moldovan
Medic neurofiziolog
Currently employed at Institute of
Neuroscience and Pharmacology
(PANUM building), Faculty of Health
sciences, University of Copenhagen.
Educatie:2004: Ph.D. degree
in health sciences at the
University of Copenhagen,
Denmark 2002: visiting Research
Physician at Queen Square Institute
of vezi tot

Mihai Moldovan

Dr. Mihai Moldovan este doctor in neurostiinte si profesor la Universitatea din Copenhaga, avand o productie stiintifica remarcabila in raport cu varsta - peste 30 de publicatii stiintifice in reviste stiintifice internationale, dar si sase contributii la carti romanesti de neurostiinte.

Activitate profesionala

Currently employed at Institute of Neuroscience and Pharmacology (PANUM building), Faculty of Health sciences, University of Copenhagen.

Educatie:

2004: Ph.D. degree in health sciences at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2002: visiting Research Physician at Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London.
1999: M.D. degree from “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania. (Medical license examination grade 10.00/10.00)
1996, followed by shorter visits in 1997 and 1998: research student the Department of Medical Physiology, Division of Neurophysiology, The PANUM Institute, University of Copenhagen
1994: student at the Medical Faculty, University of Copenhagen (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology) supported by TEMPUS project (one term).

Activitate didactica

Currently employed at Institute of Neuroscience and Pharmacology (PANUM building), Faculty of Health sciences, University of Copenhagen. (Qualification for associate professor in neuroscience position received in May 2008) and serve as a consultant for Clinical Neurophysiology department, Copenhagen University Hospital.
2005-2006: Assistant professor at Department of Medical Physiology, Division of Neurophysiology, The PANUM Institute, University of Copenhagen.
2003-2004: Research Assistant, Department of Medical Physiology, Division of Neurophysiology, The PANUM Institute, University of Copenhagen.
2000-2002: Clinical Research Assistant, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology Rigshospitalet and Department of Medical Physiology, Division of Neurophysiology The PANUM Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Activitate stiintifica

Publications with the NerveLab, Panum Institute, Copenhagen (DK)

Moldovan M, Alvarez S, Pinchenko V, Klein D, Nielsen FC, Wood JN, Martini R, Krarup C (2010).
Nav1.8 channelopathy in mutant mice deficient for myelin protein zero is detrimental for motor axons. Brain (in press)
Krarup C, Moldovan M. Nerve conduction and excitability studies in peripheral nerve disorders (2009) Curr Opin Neurol.; 22:460-466
Moldovan M, Alvarez S, Krarup C (2009). Motor axon excitability during Wallerian degeneration. Brain 132:511-23.
Alvarez S, Moldovan M & Krarup C (2008). Acute energy restriction triggers Wallerian degeneration in mouse. Exp Neurol. 212, 166-178.
Moldovan M & Krarup C (2007). Internodal function in normal and regenerated mammalian axons. Acta Physiol (Oxford) 189, 191-200.
Moldovan M, Sorensen J, & Krarup C (2006). Comparison of the fastest regenerating motor and sensory myelinated axons in the same peripheral nerve. Brain 129, 2471-2483.
Moldovan M & Krarup C (2006). Evaluation of Na(+)/K(+) pump function following repetitive activity in mouse peripheral nerve. J Neurosci Methods 155, 161-171.
Wolthers M, Moldovan M, Binderup T, Schmalbruch H, & Krarup C (2005). Comparative electrophysiological, functional, and histological studies of nerve lesions in rats. Microsurgery 25, 508-519.
Moldovan M & Krarup C (2004). Mechanisms of hyperpolarization in regenerated mature motor axons in cat. J Physiol 560, 807-819.
Moldovan M & Krarup C (2004). Persistent abnormalities of membrane excitability in regenerated mature motor axons in cat. J Physiol 560, 795-806.
Sorensen J, Fugleholm K, Moldovan M, Schmalbruch H, & Krarup C (2001). Axonal elongation through long acellular nerve segments depends on recruitment of phagocytic cells from the near-nerve environment. Electrophysiological and morphological studies in the cat. Brain Res 903, 185-197.

Publications with other groups from the Panum Institute, Copenhagen (DK)

Meehan CF, Moldovan M, Marklund SL, Graffmo KS, Nielsen JB, Hultborn H. Intrinsic Properties of Lumbar Motoneurones in the Adult G127insTGGG Superoxide Dismutase-1 Mutant Mouse in Vivo: Evidence for increased persistent inward currents.(2010), Acta Physiol (Oxf). (in press)
Munch AS, Smith M, Moldovan M, Perrier JF Visual patch clamp recording of neurons in thick portions of the adult spinal cord (2010), J Neurosci Methods. 190(2):205-13.
Nissen UV, Moldovan M, Hounsgaard J & Glover JC (2008). Organization of projection-specific interneurons in the spinal cord of the red-eared turtle. Brain Behav Evol Nov;72(3):179-91.

Publications initiated at the “Carol Davila” University of Bucharest (RO)

Constantinescu AO, Ilie A, Ciocan D, Zagrean AM, Zagrean L, Moldovan M (2010) Endogenous adenosine A1 receptor activation underlies the transient post-ischemic rhythmic delta EEG activity, Clinical Neurophysiology (in press, doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2010.09.015).
Constantinescu AO, Ilie A, Moldovan M, Stagg CJ (2010) Trans-cranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): a promising new tool to facilitate rehabilitation of manual dexterity after stroke, Romanian Journal of Neurology, 9(3):118-123.
Moldovan M, Constantinescu AO, Balseanu A, Oprescu N, Zagrean L, Popa-Wagner A (2010) Sleep deprivation attenuates experimental stroke severity in rats, Exp Neurol. 2010 Mar;222:135-43
Ilie A, Ciocan D, Constantinescu AO, Zagrean AM, Nita DA, Zagrean L, Moldovan M (2009). Endogenous activation of adenosine A1 receptors promotes post-ischemic electrocortical burst suppression. Neuroscience. 31;159(3):1070-1078.
Ilie A, Ioan S, Zagrean L & Moldovan M. (2008). Better to be red than blue in virtual competition. Cyberpsychol Behav. 11, 375-377.
Nastase A, Ioan S, Braga RI, Zagrean L & Moldovan M (2007). Coffee drinking enhances the analgesic effect of cigarette smoking , Neuroreport 18, 921-924.
Ioan S, Sandulache M, Avramescu S, lie A, Neacsu A, Zagrean L & Moldovan M (2007) Red is a distractor for men in competition; Evolution and Human Behavior 28, 285-293
Ilie A, Ciocan D, Zagrean AM, Nita DA, Zagrean L, & Moldovan M (2006). Endogenous activation of adenosine A1 receptors accelerates ischemic suppression of spontaneous electrocortical activity. J Neurophysiol 96:2809-2814.
Ilie A, Spulber S, Avramescu S, Nita DA, Zagrean AM, Zagrean L, & Moldovan M (2006). Delayed ischemic electrocortical suppression during rapid repeated cerebral ischemia and kainate-induced seizures in rat. Eur J Neurosci 23, 2135-2144.

Publications with the “Carol Davila” University of Bucharest (RO)

Spulber S, Moldovan M, Oprica M, Aronsson AF, Post C, Winblad B, & Schultzberg M (2005). Alpha-MSH decreases core and brain temperature during global cerebral ischemia in rats. Neuroreport 16, 69-72.
Moldovan M, Zagrean AM, Avramescu S, Savaran V, & Zagrean L (2004). Electro-cortical signs of early neuronal damage following transient global cerebral ischemia in rat. J Cell Mol Med 8, 135-140.
Moldovan M, Spulber S, Savaran V, Iosifescu R, Zagrean AM, & Zagrean L (2004). Correlation between respiratory sinus arrhythmia and heart rate during anesthesia in rat. Rom J Physiol 1-2, 31-39.
Nita DA, Nita V, Spulber S, Moldovan M, Popa DP, Zagrean AM, & Zagrean L (2001). Oxidative damage following cerebral ischemia depends on reperfusion - a biochemical study in rat. J Cell Mol Med 5, 163-170.
Zagrean L, Moldovan M, Munteanu AM, Spulber S, Voiculescu BA, & Popescu BO (2000). Early electrocortical changes consistent with ischemic preconditioning in rat. J Cell Mol Med 4, 215-223.
Moldovan M, Munteanu AM, Nita DA, Popa DP, Spulber S, & Zagrean L (2000). Ischemic electrocortical suppression - an active mechanism? J Med Biochem 1, 103-111.
Cristea A, Moldovan M, Munteanu AM, Popa DP, Nergres S, & Zagrean L (1998). EEG differences between the opioid and adrenergic psyhoneuroendocrine rat types. Rom J Physiol 35, 153-159.
Moldovan M, Munteanu AM, Nita DA, Popa DP, & Zagrean L (1998). The quantification of intrahemispheric EEG asymmetry in rat. Rom J Physiol 35, 33-39.
Zagrean L, Vatasescu R, Munteanu AM, Moldovan M, Nita DA, & Coculescu M (1998). Preliminary EEG study of protective effects of Tebonin in transient global cerebral ischemia in rats. Rom J Physiol 35, 161-168.
Moldovan M (1994). "The cerebral heart". Rom J Neurol Psychiatry 32, 123-127.

Neuroscience textbook contributions (Romanian)

Moldovan, M. (2005). Peripheral nerve function, In Clinical neurophysiology, ed. Zagrean, L, ISBN 973-708-046-7, "Carol Davila" University Press Bucharest, Bucharest.
Moldovan, M. (2002). Generation and conduction of the action potentials. In Neurosciences: Basic Principles, ed. Zagrean, L., pp. 416-427., ISBN: 973-8047-67-6., "Carol Davila" University Press Bucharest, Bucharest.
Moldovan, M. (2002). Nerve conduction studies. In Neurosciences: Basic Principles, ed. Zagrean, L., pp. 430-448., ISBN: 973-8047-67-6., "Carol Davila" University Press Bucharest, Bucharest.
Moldovan, M. (2002). Digital electroencephalography. In Neurosciences: Basic Principles, ed. Zagrean, L., pp. 463-477., ISBN: 973-8047-67-6., "Carol Davila" University Press Bucharest, Bucharest.
Moldovan, M. (2002). Nerve regeneration. In Neurosciences: Basic Principles, ed. Zagrean, L., pp. 316-372., ISBN: 973-8047-67-6., "Carol Davila" University Press Bucharest, Bucharest.
Moldovan, M. (1997). Neuronal sprouting. In Basic Neurobiology pp. 173-232., ISBN: 973-97350-3-7., University Press Bucharest, Bucharest.

Premii

Noiembrie 2010: Castigatorul categoriei "Afirmare Medicala Internationala", in cadrul Galei Tinerilor Medici, organizata de PaginaMedicala.ro si Colegiul Medicilor din Romania
March 2010: Awarded an IBRO-InEurope grant that allowed my student, Alexandra Constantinescu, a scholarship to Oxford
December 2009: Frederick Seil Award for Outstanding research -13th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, December 9-13, 2009, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, USA
February 2009: Lecturer at the advanced course in peripheral nerve physiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London.
Januay 2009 Founder Member of the Romanian Society for Electrodiagnostic Neurophysiology (www.asner.org)
2008 Invited to lectrure at the first Romanian Scientific Diaspora meeting in Bucharest
2008 Chair of the Clinical Neurophysiology poster session, ENS congress in Nice
2008 Chair and invited speaker for the Periheral Nervous System session at the Danubian Neurology Congress, Sinaia, Romania
March 2010: Awarded an IBRO-InEurope grant that allowed my student, Alexandra Constantinescu, a scholarship to Oxford
December 2009: Frederick Seil Award for Outstanding research -13th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, December 9-13, 2009, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, USA
February 2009: Lecturer at the advanced course in peripheral nerve physiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London.
Januay 2009 Founder Member of the Romanian Society for Electrodiagnostic Neurophysiology (www.asner.org)
2008 Invited to lectrure at the first Romanian Scientific Diaspora meeting in Bucharest
2008 Chair of the Clinical Neurophysiology poster session, ENS congress in Nice
2008 Chair and invited speaker for the Periheral Nervous System session at the Danubian Neurology Congress, Sinaia, Romania