Psykologisk Institut

Lene Vase

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Født 4. september 1974

Arbejde   Psykologisk Institut,

             Bartholins Allé 11, DK-8000 Aarhus C

             (+45) 871 65828

E-mail     lenevase@psy.au.dk

 

Uddannelse

2018       Dr.Med., Health, Aarhus Universitet

2006        PhD, Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

2002        Cand.psych., Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

 

Ansættelser

2002-2003     Forskningsassistent, Veterans Administration Hospital, University of Florida, USA

2005-2006     Post Doc, Dansk Smerteforskningscenter, Klinisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

2006-2010     Adjunkt, Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

2010-2012     Lektor, Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

2012              Professor MSO, Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

                      Maternity leaves during the period: 2006, 2010, 2015

 

Priser

2010        Det samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultets pris (Ung forsker 2010), Aarhus Universitet

2001        Research Travel Award, University of Florida

 

Forskningsområder

Neurovidenskab

Eksperimentel psykologi

Alternativ behandling

Biologisk psykologi

Klinisk psykologi - voksne

Patient-behandler-forholdet 

 

Igangværende forskningsprojekter

Placebo-effekter ved smertebehandling af patienter med Alzheimers lidelse

Placebo-effekter ved neuropatiske smertetilstande

Placebo-effekter ved mindfulness-behandling af kronisk smerte

Placebo-effekter ved musikinduceret smertelindring

Meta-analyser af placebo-effekter på tværs af somatiske og psykiatriske lidelser

 

Samarbejdspartnere

Professor Troels Staehelin Jensen, Dansk Smerteforskningscenter, Aarhus Universitet, Danmark

Professor Peter Svensson, Institut for Odontologi, Orofacial Smerte og Kæbefunktion, Aarhus Universitet, Danmark

Professor Peter Vuust, Music in the Brain, Institut for Klinisk Medicin, Aarhus Universitet, Danmark

Professor Asbjørn Drewes, Aalborg Universitetshospital, Aalborg, Danmark

Professor Ted J Kaptchuk, Osher Research Center and Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA

Professor Fabrizio Benedetti, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy

Professor Andrew Rice, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, UK

 

Reviewing

2016        Associate Editor, PAIN

2013        Ad hoc reviewer for The Norwegian Research Council

 

Tillidshverv

2015        Steering committee member, Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SiPS)

 

Fondsmidler

International Network Programme. Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation.

Fonden for Neurologisk Forskning.

EU-COST Action ”Pain and Dementia”

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) project EUROPAIN

UNiversitetsforskningens InvesteringsKapital (UNIK)

Det lægevidenskabelige Forskningsråd

Videns- og Forskningscenter for Alternativ Behandling (ViFAB)

The Danish Council for Technology and Innovation, Danmark

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) USA, RO1.

 

Forskningsophold

Professor Ted J Kaptchuk, Osher Research Center and Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA

Professor Nobuari Takakura, Hanada College, Tokyo, Japan

Professor Irene Tracey, Pain Centre and FMRIB, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Professor Fabrizio Benedetti, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy

Professor Donald D. Price, Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida, USA

 

Undervisning

Forelæsningsrække i neurovidenskabelig psykologi, Psykologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet

Supervision af bachelor-, kandidat-, forskningsårs- og PhD-studerende

Undervisning på Institut for Odontologi og Oral Sundhed samt Institut for Klinisk Medicin, Aarhus Universitet

 

Selected publications

Kjøgx, H., Kasch, H., Zachariae, R., Svensson, P., Jensen, T.S. & Vase, L. Experimental manipulations of pain catastrophizing influence pain levels in chronic pain patients and healthy volunteers. Pain. 2016:157, 6, 1287-1296.

Vase, L., Skyt, I. & Hall, K.T. Placebo, nocebo, and neuropathic pain. Pain. 2016:157, Suppl 1, S98-S105.

Vase, L., Baram, S., Takakura, N., Takayama, M., Yajima, H., Kawase, A., Schuster, L., Kaptchuk, T.J., Schou, S., Jensen, T.S., Zachariae, R. & Svensson, P. Can acupuncture treatment be double-blinded? An evaluation of double-blind acupuncture treatment of postoperative pain. PLoS One. 2015:10, 3, 15, e0119612.

Vase, L., Amanzio, M. & Price, D.D. Nocebo vs. placebo: the challenges of trial design in analgesia research. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2015:97, 2, 143-50.

Vase, L., Vollert, J., Finnerup, N.B., Miao, X., Atkinson, G., Marshall, S., Nemeth, R., Lange, B., Liss, C., Price, D.D., Maier, C., Jensen, T.S. & Segerdahl, M. Predictors of the placebo analgesia response in randomized controlled trials of chronic pain: a meta-analysis of the individual data from nine industrially sponsored trials. Pain. 2015:156, 9, 1795-802.

Petersen, G.L., Finnerup, N.B., Grosen, K., Pilegaard, H.K., Tracey, I., Benedetti, F., Price, D.D., Jensen, T.S. & Vase, L. Expectations and positive emotional feelings accompany reductions in ongoing and evoked neuropathic pain following placebo interventions. Pain. 2014:155, 12, 2687-2698.

Lund, K., Vase, L., Petersen, G.L., Jensen, T.S. & Finnerup, N.B. Randomised controlled trials may underestimate drug effects: balanced placebo trial design. PLoS One. 2014:9, 1, e84104.

Petersen, G.L., Finnerup, N.B., Colloca, L., Amanzio, M., Price, D.D., Jensen, T.S. & Vase, L. The magnitude of nocebo effects in pain: A meta-analysis. Pain. 2014:155, 8, 1426-1434.

Horjales, E., Demontis, D., Lund, E. K., Finnerup, N.B., Børglum, A.D., Jensen, T.S., Svensson, P. & Vase, L. Polymorphism in Serotonin Receptor 3B Is Associated with Pain Catastrophizing. PLoS One. 2013:8, 11, e78889.

Vase, L., Baram, S., Takakura, N., Yajima, H., Takayama, M., Kaptchuk, T.J., Schou, S., Jensen, T.S., Zachariae, R. & Svensson, P. Specifying the nonspecific components of acupuncture analgesia. Pain. 2013:154, 9, 1659-67.