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BRODIN, Birger, PhD

BRODIN, Birger, PhD

Group Leader, Associate Professor, Drug Transporters in ADME, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


Birger Brodin heads the research group "Drug Transporters in ADME" and the Cell Culture Core Facility at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The focus of the research group is the study of membrane transporters and their role in uptake and excretion of drugs and prodrugs across barrier tissues. Birger Brodin is currently investigating how drugs and endogenous substrates pass the small intestine and the blood-brain barrier, and how transport proteins affect this process. Birger Brodin is the author of > 70 scientific articles and book chapters, and several popular science articles, has given > 25 invited talks and is ad hoc referee at > 15 scientific journals.