Significant Authors and their Publications

Read about some of the most significant authors and their research published in Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology during the last 100 years.

Hans Jørgen G. Gundersen

Danish Hans Jørgen G. Gundersen made great contributions to the field of stereology, reshaping the landscape of pathological understanding. Graduating as a medical doctor in 1970, Gundersen’s early career was marked by a focus on diabetic complications, a foundation that would lead to groundbreaking advancements in the years to come.

Joining the Stereological Research Laboratory at Aarhus University as a professor, Gundersen pioneered revolutionary methods for precisely determining cell and structure numbers and sizes. His spatial sampling principles became instrumental in advancing research on various structural diseases, influencing scientific inquiry across the globe.

In 1988 Gundersen’s contributed to the pages of Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology with his pioneering articles; “The new stereological tools – Disector, fractionator, nucleator and point sampled intercepts and their use in pathological research and diagnosis” and “Some new, simple and efficient stereological methods and their use in pathological research and diagnosis – review article” co-authored by his collaborators. These articles contributed significantly to the scientific community’s toolbox for pathological research.

Gundersen’s remarkable career garnered him prestigious accolades, including the Novo Nordisk Prize, Marie and August Krogh Prize, and The Friedman Rescue Award.

Gundersen’s impact was not confined to the laboratory; he was an exceptional educator. Countless emerging scientists sought his mentorship, benefiting from his open-door policy. At PMI Journal, we aim to celebrate Gundersen’s inspiring dedication to passing on his knowledge to the next generation of researchers, by our commitment to showcasing research that shapes the medical field.

View Hans Jørgen G. Gundersens contributions to the journal through the links below: