Newly graduated PhD students – University of Copenhagen

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Congratulations to the newly graduated PhD students

The following PhDs have graduated from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences within the past three months.

November 2017

The Academic Council has on 3 November 2017 awarded Sofie Sølvsten Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Micro-RNA as biomarker of acute ischemic stroke and dementia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 3 November 2017 awarded Hans Henrik Lawaetz Schultz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lung Transplantation- new challenges in chronic rejection". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 2 November 2017 awarded Tobias Lee Dahle-Morville a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Homeostatic Choice Theory". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

  
The Academic Council has on 31 October 2017 awarded Mathias Kristoffer de Meza Skjernov a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Group cognitive behaviour therapy for severe health anxiety- A randomised controlled trial". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 27 October 2017 awarded Nina Klemann Holch Pålsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biopsy of the Prostate- a 15-year national survey". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 26 October 2017 awarded Emil Schwarz Walsted a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evaluating diagnostic approaches in exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 25 October 2017 awarded Rune Munck Aabenhus a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Antibiotic prescribing in general practice in relation to point-of-care biomarkers, indications for prescribing and patterns of use". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 25 October 2017 awarded Martina Chantal de Knegt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The relationship between Clinical Presentation and Morphological Features of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque assessed by Multidetector Computed Tomography". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Lotte Themstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "VASCULAR STRUCTURES IN SKIN TUMOURS INVESTIGATED BY DYNAMIC OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Mohamad Hassan H. Hamoudi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epiretinal Membrane Surgery- An analysis of sequential or combined surgery on refraction, macular anatomy, and corneal endothelium". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Stine Hasling Mogensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Bupivacaine lozenge for alleviation of oral mucositis pain- Clinical studies on safety and efficacy in head and neck cancer patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 3 November 2017 awarded Sofie Sølvsten Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Micro-RNA as biomarker of acute ischemic stroke and dementia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 3 November 2017 awarded Hans Henrik Lawaetz Schultz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lung Transplantation- new challenges in chronic rejection". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

 


The Academic Council has on 2 November 2017 awarded Tobias Lee Dahle-Morville a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Homeostatic Choice Theory". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

 


The Academic Council has on 31 October 2017 awarded Mathias Kristoffer de Meza Skjernov a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Group cognitive behaviour therapy for severe health anxiety- A randomised controlled trial". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

 

The Academic Council has on 27 October 2017 awarded Nina Klemann Holch Pålsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biopsy of the Prostate- a 15-year national survey". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 26 October 2017 awarded Emil Schwarz Walsted a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evaluating diagnostic approaches in exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 25 October 2017 awarded Rune Munck Aabenhus a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Antibiotic prescribing in general practice in relation to point-of-care biomarkers, indications for prescribing and patterns of use". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 25 October 2017 awarded Martina Chantal de Knegt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The relationship between Clinical Presentation and Morphological Features of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque assessed by Multidetector Computed Tomography". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Lotte Themstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "VASCULAR STRUCTURES IN SKIN TUMOURS INVESTIGATED BY DYNAMIC OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Mohamad Hassan H. Hamoudi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epiretinal Membrane Surgery- An analysis of sequential or combined surgery on refraction, macular anatomy, and corneal endothelium". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Stine Hasling Mogensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Bupivacaine lozenge for alleviation of oral mucositis pain- Clinical studies on safety and efficacy in head and neck cancer patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Caroline Jaksch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of maternal high energy feeding on expression of inflammatory genes and the Dlk1-Dio3 locus in pancreas of DR and DIO rat offspring". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2017 awarded Sacha Louise Sølbeck a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dabigatran monitoring by TEG® in vitro and in Atrial Fibrillation patients compared to plasma-based tests and in vitro reversal of dabigatran by PCC and rFVIIa". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 20 October 2017 awarded Andreas Hjelm Brandt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evaluation of New Ultrasound Techniques for Clinical Imaging in selected Liver and Vascular Applications". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 18 October 2017 awarded Mette Grønbæk Backhausen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Low back pain during pregnancy. Prevalence and intervention". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 18 October 2017 awarded Johanne Press Wegeberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "REST, a possible new regulator of the INK4A-ARF-INK4B locus". The author was attached to: Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.


The Academic Council has on 18 October 2017 awarded Konstantinos Dimopoulos a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular aberrations in multiple myeloma as targets for individualized treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.


The Academic Council has on 18 October 2017 awarded Rikke Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exploiting tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes for the treatment of cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 18 October 2017 awarded Magnus Ahlström a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Estimation of renal function and renal complications in Danish HIV-infected individuals". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 18 October 2017 awarded Cyrielle Fougeroux a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of Modified MHC Class II-associated Invariant Chain as an Antibody-inducing Adjuvant Against Extracellular Pathogens". The author was attached to: Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 17 October 2017 awarded Thorgerdur Gudmundsdottir a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "SERIOUS LATE EFFECTS OF CHILDHOOD CANCER- The Adult Life after Childhood Cancer in Scandinavia (ALiCCS) study". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 17 October 2017 awarded Nick Mattsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Prognostic Impact of Mild Hypokalemia on Cardiovascular Endpoints- an Epidemiological Approach.". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 17 October 2017 awarded Maria Eiholm Frederiksen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Psychological effects and health care use as a consequence of cervical abnormalities". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 17 October 2017 awarded Marie Benzon Mogensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Individualized therapy of metastatic colorectal cancer. Early imaging and analyses of the mutational characteristics of primary tumor and liver metastasis". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 13 October 2017 awarded Linnea Langhans a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Localization of nonpalpable breast lesions". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 13 October 2017 awarded Vanja Cejvanovic a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "RNA oxidation and iron overload in disease mechanisms". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 12 October 2017 awarded Mads Emil Bjørn a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ruxolitinib in the Treatment of Myelofibrosis- Studies on Chronic Inflammation in Myelofibrosis and The Impact of JAK1-2 Inhibitor Treatment with Ruxolitinib upon Clinical and Biochemical Parameters with Particular Focus on Markers of Oxidative Stress". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 11 October 2017 awarded Sara Toftegaard Hjuler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evaluation of Dual Amylin and Calcitonin Receptor Agonists as Treatment for Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Christian Wied a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Perioperative Blood Loss and Complications in Lower Extremity Amputations- The results of four observational cohort studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Victoria Alexandra Bjerregaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Folate deficiency drives missegregation of the FRAXA locus". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Johanne Marie Justesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genetic and environmental determinants of circulating triglyceride levels in man- Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of weighted genetic risk scores of blood triglycerides and their interactions with lifestyle in relation to metabolic health". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Søren Ohrt-Nissen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CURRENT TREATMENT PRINCIPLES FOR ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS- ANALYSIS OF OUTCOME AND PROGNOSIS". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Marie-Louise From Hermansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Influence of lupus nephritis on cardiovascular disease in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Loa Nordkap a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Is stress and adrenal gland activity associated with semen quality and reproductive hormones in men?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 10 October 2017 awarded Hang Zhang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Total synthesis and structure–activity relationship studies of cyclic depsipeptide YM-254890, as selective inhibitors of Gq proteins". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 7 October 2017 awarded Annette Andreasen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Immune and inflammatory responses to Oesophagostomum dentatum infections in pigs-  Influence of co-infections with Trichuris suis and dietary carbohydrates". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary and Animal Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 7 October 2017 awarded Anders Rehfeld a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Do endocrine-disrupting chemicals affect human sperm cell function?". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 7 October 2017 awarded Anna Bellach a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Competing risks regression models based on pseudo-risk sets". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.


The Academic Council has on 7 October 2017 awarded Anas Al-Khawaja a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular pharmacological characterization of the betaine/GABA transporter 1 (BGT1)". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 7 October 2017 awarded Kristine Krakauer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cerebral white matter changes in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 6 October 2017 awarded Jens Helby Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Plasma immunoglobulin E, leukocyte telomere length and risk of cancer and infections in the general population". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 6 October 2017 awarded Yu Zhang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Elucidating the Molecular Pathology of Frontotemporal Dementia Linked to Chromosome 3 in iPS Cell-derived Neurons". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.


The Academic Council has on 5 October 2017 awarded Stephanie Geisler Crone a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pseudomonas aeruginosa- Interspecies interactions, incidence and intrapopulation diversity". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 4 October 2017 awarded Matthias J. Rauen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Impact of deubiquitinating enzymes on the aggregation of polyglutamine proteins". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.


The Academic Council has on 3 October 2017 awarded Christoffer Torgaard Thomsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Risk factors for coercion and the effectiveness of patient-controlled hospital admission among patients with severe mental disorders". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 3 October 2017 awarded Steffen Ullitz Thorsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of vitamin D in the etiopathogenesis of childhood-onset autoimmune diseases". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 3 October 2017 awarded Nina Marie Birk Eriksen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Immune-modulating effects of BCG vaccination at birth on thymic size and subsets of T and B lymphocytes". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 3 October 2017 awarded Gloria Cristina Córdoba Currea a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Use of antibiotics in primary health care- Inter-disciplinary and cross-national perspectives". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

September 2017

The Academic Council has on 30 September 2017 awarded Birte Martin-Bertelsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structural Characterization of Lipid-based Adjuvants for Subunit Vaccines- Structure-Activity Relationship for Analogues of the Mycobacterial Cell-Wall Lipid Monomycoloyl Glycerol". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 29 September 2017 awarded Birgitte Johanne Schmidt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Tidal exhaled Nitric Oxide in neonates- a longitudinal study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 28 September 2017 awarded Manja Idorn a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genetic Engineering of T cells for Improved Homing to Tumor Site- Optimizing Adoptive Cell Therapy". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 28 September 2017 awarded Louise Balling a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Significance of the Vasopressin System in Chronic Heart Failure". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 27 September 2017 awarded Louise Lindhardt Tønnesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects on clinical outcomes of diet and exercise in non-obese asthma patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 27 September 2017 awarded Mette Hollensted a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "GENETIC ASPECTS OF PEDIATRIC OBESITY- Investigations of monogenic and complex forms of pediatric obesity and their implications for lifestyle intervention outcome". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 27 September 2017 awarded Rezkar Jaafar Mohammad a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Vaccination of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) against Yersinia ruckeri infections- Effects of primary and secondary immunizations". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 26 September 2017 awarded Per Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Translocator Protein Imaging with 123I-CLINDE SPECT- Method Development and Clinical Research". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 26 September 2017 awarded Anne Stæhr Haugaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modulation of GABA-mediated Tonic Inhibition- Targeting the Extrasynaptic GABAA Receptors and Transporters". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 23 September 2017 awarded Mette Ølgod Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Alterations as Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 September 2017 awarded Özgün Özer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Telomere Instability in Human Cells- Replication stress-induced mitotic DNA synthesis at difficult-to-replicate loci". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 22 September 2017 awarded Marianne Dalsgaard Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lipid stress and chronic low grade inflammation with obesity and weight loss- association with insulin sensitivity". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 September 2017 awarded Rune Ehrenreich Kuhre a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of Carbohydrates and Bile Acids on the Secretion of Appetite- and Metabolism-regulating Hormones from the Gastrointestinal Tract, and Investigation of the Molecular Sensing Mechanisms Involved". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 September 2017 awarded Lila Khennouf a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "NEURONAL, GLIAL AND PERICYTE REGULATION OF THE BRAIN MICROCIRCULATION DURING CORTICAL SPREADING DEPRESSION". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 20 September 2017 awarded Camilla Bernt Wulff a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "First trimester risk assessment follow-up- Risk of fetal loss associated with invasive testing and cervical length screening for preterm delivery". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 September 2017 awarded Troels Malte Busk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Integrated renal and cardiovascular effects of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in cirrhosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 September 2017 awarded Jesper Dyrendom Svalgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Low-molecular weight Pentaisomaltose- a promising CPA for cryopreservation of haematopoietic stem cells". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 13 September 2017 awarded Shamaila Munir Ahmad a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "T-cell responses against PD-L1 protein in cancer patients". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 13 September 2017 awarded Sara Sofia Malchau Lauesgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Individualized prognosis for live birth and selected safety aspects of infants in women entering fertility treatment programs in Denmark 2002-2010". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 September 2017 awarded Helene Westring Hvidman a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ovarian reserve assessment in fertile and infertile women". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 September 2017 awarded Constance Jensina Ulff-Møller a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Familial occurrence and DNA methylation in systemic lupus erythematosus- Can epigenetics bridge the gap between genetics and phenotype?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 13 September 2017 awarded Anne Holm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diagnosing Urinary Tract Infection in General Practice". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Hanne Falk Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of calcium electroporation as an anticancer treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Ninette Genster a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ficolins in Infection and Inflammation- Novel Aspects in vivo". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Mai Louise Grandsgaard Mikkelsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cerebral perfusion and oxygenation in piglets- A study of cerebral perfusion and oxygenation during total intravenous anaesthesia with propofol, remifentanil and dexmedetomidine, and the additional effect of vasopressor treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

 The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Anja Varmløse Strathe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Milk production, body mobilization and plasma metabolites in hyper-prolific sows- Effect of dietary valine and protein". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Maria Elena Klibo Lie a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Role of the extrasynaptic GABA transporter subtypes GAT3 and BGT1 in focal ischemic stroke- potential therapeutic targets". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Peter Viktor Vester-Glowinski a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Large volume fat grafting enriched with ex-vivo expanded adipose-derived stem cells- Feasibility studies for a novel method of breast augmentation in humans". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 September 2017 awarded Nicolai Rosager Weber a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Porcine Intestinal Disease Complex in nursery pigs, with special focus on the prudent use of antimicrobials". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2017 awarded Jon Ambæk Durhuus a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cell- and Tissue-specific Alterations in Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Mitochondrial Function". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2017 awarded Matilde Jo Allingstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Early goal-directed nutrition in ICU patients (EAT-ICU)". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2017 awarded Mark Skarsfeldt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pharmacological Exploration of Atrial-Selective Targets in Animal Models". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2017 awarded Giulia Maglieri a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification and Characterization of Functional Long non-coding RNAs in Oncogene-induced Senescence and Cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Biotech Research Innovation Centre and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2017 awarded Shankha Satpathy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Systems-wide analysis of immune signaling pathways using quantitative proteomics". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 1 September 2017 awarded Michelle Denise Gjørlund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Soluble ectodomain of neuroligin 1 decreases synaptic activity by activating metabotropic glutamate receptor 2". The author was attached to: Center for Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 1 September 2017 awarded Nicholas Carlson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury in Denmark- Epidemiological studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research. 

August 2017

The Academic Council has on 30 August 2017 awarded Shankha Satpathy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Systems wide analysis of immune signaling pathways using quantitative proteomics". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 29 August 2017 awarded Helene Speyer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Individualised lifestyle interventions to reduce cardiovascular risk factors in patients with schizophrenia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 August 2017 awarded Christa Nilsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cubosomes and Hexosomes as Theranostic Nanocarriers". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 29 August 2017 awarded Mette Kirstine Tørslev a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "‘Feeling included’ during early youth- A practice study of emotional wellbeing and ethnic disparities in school mental health". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 29 August 2017 awarded Marvin Ruiter a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of SNARE surface charges in synaptic transmission". The author was attached to: Center for Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 25 August 2017 awarded Maliheh Najari Beidokhti a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Assessment of Medicinal Plants for Management of Type 2 Diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 25 August 2017 awarded Thi Dieu Binh Trinh a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Herbal products for the management of type 2 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 25 August 2017 awarded Anca Stoica a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The astrocytic Na+/K+-ATPase- subunit isoform composition and dysregulation in familial hemiplegic migraine type 2". The author was attached to: Center for Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 21 August 2017 awarded Rasmus Leidesdorff Bechshøft a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Resistance training in elderly people- The influence of training load and age on muscle mass and function". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 15 August 2017 awarded Walden Emil Bjørn-Yoshimoto a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Pharmacology of Excitatory Amino Acid Transporters". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 12 August 2017 awarded Nadia Lybøl von Schoubye a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Targeting fast-spiking, inhibitory interneurons- Positive modulation of voltage-gated sodium channels". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 1 August 2017 awarded Line Neerup Handlos a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Health aspects of return migration- Characteristics, motives and access to health care". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.