Inger Jansen-Olesen is senior scientist and head of the animal experimental group at the Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark.
Inger Jansen-Olesen has studied the peptidergic innervation of cranial blood vessels and their relation to migraine with a specific focus on calcitonin gene-related peptide. She has characterized peptidergic receptors for several other perivascular peptides and signaling substances in isolated cranial arteries of humans and animals. Currently the main focus is on the development of animal models for migraine and on the mechanisms activated by migraine provoking substances.
Inger Jansen-Olesen has published more than 125 original papers in peer-reviewed journals; and has an H-factor of 40.