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Consultant (100%), Department of Neurosurgery, Haukeland University Hospital (2014-). Member of the skull base team and National Treatment Center for Vestibular Schwannomas.
Associate professor (20%), Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen (2018-).
PhD, Experimental modeling and novel therapeutic strategies in melanoma brain metastasis, Department of Biomedicine and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen (2015).
MD, University of Bergen (2005).


My main clinical and research interests are brain tumors and neurotraumatology. I am involved in several translational and clinical research projects on benign and malignant brain tumors, as well as clinical neurotrauma research. I was editor-in-chief of the book "Management of severe traumatic brain injury" (Springer, 1st ed. 2012 & 2nd ed. 2020).

My main collaborators at the University of Bergen are Frits Thorsen, Lars Prestegarden, Morten Lund-Johansen and Rolf Bjerkvig (www.kgjebsen-btrc.no).

I am a member of the National Center for Treatment of Vestibular Schwannomas (www.helse-bergen.no/avdelinger/nevroklinikken/nevrokirurgisk-avdeling)

I also have a close cooperation with fellow members of the Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee (www.neurotrauma.nu).