Per Soelberg Sørensen
- Clinical research
- Experimental model of MS
- Genetics in MS
- Immunology in MS
- Neuroimaging in MS
- Pathogenesis of MS

Per Soelberg Sørensen

Professor, MD, DMSc, Head of MS Research Unit

Curriculum Vitae

Tel: +45 3545-2080 or +45 3545-2280
Fax: +45 3545 2626


Danish Multiple Sclerosis Center,
Copenhagen University Hospital,
Rigshospitalet, N2082,
Blegdamsvej 9,
2100 Copenhagen,


Biographical sketch:

Per Soelberg Sorensen is Professor of Neurology at the University of Copenhagen and Director of the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital. The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Center was awarded Global Excellence in Health status by the Capital Region in 2011.

Professor Sorensen has held several honorary offices including: President of the Danish Neurological Society (1991–1994) and the Danish Society for Research in Multiple Sclerosis (1995–2001); Executive Member of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (1996–2000); and Chairman of the EFNS Scientist Panel of Demyelinating Diseases (2003–2009).

Professor Sorensen was Founding Editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Neurology from 1994 to 2003 and is currently member of the editorial board of Multiple Sclerosis Journal, European Journal of Neurology, and Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders.

Currently Professor Sorensen’s appointments include Chairman of the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Group; Executive Board member of the European Charcot Foundation for Research in Multiple Sclerosis; Member of the Medical Advisory Board of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies (IFMSS); Member of the International Advisory Committee on Clinical Trials in MS, under the sponsorship of the US National MS Society and ECTRIMS; and Treasurer of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple sclerosis (ECTRIMS).

He has authored more than 350 scientific publications, 315 of which are indexed in PubMed.