Asbjørn Mohr Drewes

Part-time Lecturer

Curriculum Vitae

Asbjørn Mohr Drewes obtained the M.D. degree in 1983 from Aarhus University. He became a specialist in Internal Medicine in 1995 and then a specialist in Medical Gastroenterology in 1997. Asbjørn Mohr Drewes currently is professor at Aalborg University (from 1996) and associate professor at Aarhus University (from 1998). His Ph.D. thesis from Aalborg University in 1998 is entitled "Experimental pain in the human gastrointestinal tract. Sensory manifestations to noxious electrical stimuli".

His Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) degree was awarded from Aarhus University in 1999 and entitled "Pain and sleep disturbances. Clinical, experimental and methodological aspects with special reference to the fibromyalgia syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis". Asbjørn Mohr Drewes now serves as professor and chief physician at the Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Aalborg Hospital. His research the past 10 years has centered on gastrointestinal pain and he is heading the clinical research team.

Current research interests
Gastrointestinal pain in health and disease; Physiology of the gut; Experimental methods to evoke pain; The gut-brain axis; Clinical pain studies; Preclinical testing of analgesics; Development of methods to assess the physiological function of the gut; Clinical gastroenterological studies.