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.

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.

July 2017

The Academic Council has on 25 July 2017 awarded Svend Bertel Dahl-Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Deconstructing Pancreatic Branching". The author was attached to: The Danish Stem Cell.

The Academic Council has on 22 July 2017 awarded Sarah Victoria Ekeløf Busch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The antioxidant properties of melatonin in the prevention of myocardial ischaemia reperfusion injury". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 July 2017 awarded Maiken Tibæk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Incidence and socioeconomic consequences of acquired brain injury in young adults in Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2017 awarded Anders Vangkilde a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "22q11 deletion syndrome- Estimate of Schizophrenia Risk and correlations between schizophrenia-like positive and negative symptoms and social impairments". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2017 awarded Mie Seest Dam a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "PLASTIC PIGS- FORMING RELATIONS ACROSS SPECIES AND DISCIPLINES IN TRANSLATIONAL NEONATOLOGY". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Medicine, Culture and Society.

The Academic Council has on 7 July 2017 awarded Zarqa Ali a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Asthma and Pregnancy: Possible to prevent complications?- with special reference to the impact of obesity and type of airway inflammation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 July 2017 awarded Nanna Juel-Berg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Tree Nut Allergy- Tree nut Allergies in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults (TACAYA)". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research. 

The Academic Council has on 7 July 2017 awarded Pablo Alcón a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structural studies on chromatin recognition". 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 5 July 2017 awarded Josefine Nielsen Søderberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A Comparison of Bispecific Antibodies and Monoclonal Antibody Mixtures for Dual-Targeted Cancer 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 4 July 2017 awarded Emeline Ragonnaud a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development of adenovirus vectors for use as experimental therapeutic vaccines". 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 July 2017 awarded Camilla Kjær Lønkvist a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Feasibility and effects of progressive resistance training in head and neck cancer patients undergoing concomitant chemoradiotherapy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 July 2017 awarded Anne Mette Toftager Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Comparison of GnRH antagonist and agonist protocol in assisted reproductive technology- Risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, live birth rates and quality of life in women referred for their first ART treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 July 2017 awarded Kasper Linde Ankjærgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease after Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 July 2017 awarded Morten Buus Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The endocrine pancreatic function in a uraemic environment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 July 2017 awarded Maria Damgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modulation of GABA-mediated Tonic Inhibition- Design, Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Modulators Targeting the GHB High-Affinity Binding Site, the GAT3 Transporters and the Extrasynaptic GABAA Receptors". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 1 July 2017 awarded Camilla Maria Mandrup Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Implications of menopausal status on skeletal muscle and adipose tissue metabolism and adaptations after high intensity training". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 1 July 2017 awarded Søs Grønbæk Mathiassen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Autophagy factors in the regulation of centrosome structure and function". The author was attached to: Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 1 July 2017 awarded Anders Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Optically guided surgery and nucleotide-based imaging modalities in head and neck cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

June 2017

The Academic Council has on 30 June 2017 awarded Azadeh Houshmand-Øregaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diabetes in pregnancy and offspring risk of metabolic disease- Potential underlying epigenetic mechanisms". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 June 2017 awarded Despoina Sakellariou a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterisation of the role of Mismatch Repair in Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres". The author was attached to: Center for Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 30 June 2017 awarded Cecilie Elisabeth Heerdegen Jepsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Endothelial Glycocalyx Shedding and Inflammation in Traumatic Brain Injury". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 June 2017 awarded Line Winther Waring Strømlund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regulation of Gap Junctional Communication by Phosphorylation". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 June 2017 awarded Jakob Schmidt Jespersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterisation of the Plasmodium falciparum Erythrocyte Membrane Protein 1 adhesins associated with severe malaria- An analysis of gene expression and sequence 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 30 June 2017 awarded Camilla Strøm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Short-stay unit hospitalisation in elderly internal medicine patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2017 awarded Signe Goul Svendsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genetics, regulation and expression of HLA-G- Immune regulation by RPE cells and possible implications for age-related macular degeneration". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2017 awarded Anja Thormann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Comorbidity in multiple sclerosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2017 awarded Tina Bech Olesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Human Papillomavirus among men in Tanzania". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2017 awarded Jamin Hein a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regulation of Cdc20 during the Cell Cycle". 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 June 2017 awarded Jannik Langtved Pallisgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diabetes Mellitus and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation- Epidemiological and randomized controlled trial studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 27 June 2017 awarded Iben Mundbjerg Gjødsbøl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CURATORS OF RE(COGNITION)- Caring for Dementia in the 21st Century Danish Welfare State". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Medicine, Culture and Society.

The Academic Council has on 27 June 2017 awarded Ditte Marie Top Adler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Intra-articular use of local anaesthetics in horses- An investigation into their physicochemical stability, adverse effects and antimicrobial activity". The author was attached to: Department of Large Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 27 June 2017 awarded Grete Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy & Non-dystrophic myotonias- Pathophysiology, outcome measures, and exercise and drug therapies". 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 27 June 2017 awarded Franziska Mende a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Signaling within the Ghrelin Family of GPCRs- Towards knowledge-guided drug discovery strategies". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 24 June 2017 awarded Christine Krarup Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Computer Tomography or Magnetic Resonance Imaging in acute stroke evaluation- A single-centre quasi-randomized study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 24 June 2017 awarded Andreas Brønden a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A gluco-metabolic perspective on the enterohepatic circulation of bile acids". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 24 June 2017 awarded Annika Højrup Runegaard Thomsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Chemogenetic modulation of G-protein-coupled receptor pathways in dopaminergic neurons- Effects on psychostimulant-induced behavior". The author was attached to: Center for Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 24 June 2017 awarded Pier Giorgio Amendola a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "JMJD5/KDM8 in genome integrity and germ cell immortality". The author was attached to: Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 23 June 2017 awarded Alexander Junge a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Towards a systems-level understanding of RNA secondary structure and interactions". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 23 June 2017 awarded Ninna Schiøler Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The effect of fetal environment on adult muscle and fat stem cell function". 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 23 June 2017 awarded Mette Bodekær Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Sun behaviour, UVR exposure, and vitamin D levels of rural children in Europe". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 23 June 2017 awarded Sara Thornby Bak a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Non-canonical mismatch repair as a risk factor for trinucleotide repeat expansion diseases". The author was attached to: Center for Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 23 June 2017 awarded Gro Askgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Preventing Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis- Epidemiological Studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 23 June 2017 awarded David Fuchs a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Electromembrane Extraction- A powerful sample preparation method with high potential for automation". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 June 2017 awarded Natalia Molchanova a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lysine-based α-peptide/β-peptoid antimicrobial peptidomimetics". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 June 2017 awarded Rikke Malte Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Delirium in critical illness- Relation to EEG changes and systemic inflammation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 22 June 2017 awarded Julie Buchholt Hebnes a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Human Papillomavirus among men- Shining a light on the general male population in Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 22 June 2017 awarded Karen Ekkelund Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lipid oxidation in animal models of diabetes and dyslipidemia". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 22 June 2017 awarded Simon Haarder a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Zebrafish as an IBD model". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 21 June 2017 awarded Kasper Johansen Mygind a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Understanding the endocytic regulation of ADAM9 and its interaction partner β1 integrin". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 21 June 2017 awarded Jakob Ferløv Schwensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CONTACT ALLERGY TO METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE- OBSERVATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 21 June 2017 awarded Lindsey Allison Lonowski a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Classical and nuclease-driven gene targeting to study the kinases RSK and MSK". The author was attached to: Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 21 June 2017 awarded Gustav Folmer Genét a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Traumatic brain injuryPathophysiology of endothelial and blood-brain-barrier disruption and some potential new interventions". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2017 awarded Henrik Steglich-Arnholm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Propensity-Score Matched Clinical Radiographic Assessment and Systematic Review of Endovascular Therapy in the Management of Acute Anterior Circulation Ischemic Stroke – PREPARE". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2017 awarded Hafsteinn Rannversson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mapping binding sites for antidepressants in the human serotonin transporter using genetically-encoded photocrosslinkers". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2017 awarded Morten Sejer Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Secondary hyperalgesia- Studies on phenotypic expression, brain anatomy, and brain connectivity in healthy men". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2017 awarded Maxim Alexandre Xavier Tollenaere a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cellular stress and p38-MK2-14-3-3 mediated signaling- From centrosome to ribosome". 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 20 June 2017 awarded Troels Thorsteinsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Rehabilitation including social and physical activity in children and teenagers with cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2017 awarded Lars Jødal a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Kinetic modelling of PET tracer uptake in a porcine S. aureus osteomyelitis model". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2017 awarded Signe Sloth Mogensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Phenotype and risk factors for osteonecrosis in children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 17 June 2017 awarded Marie Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Psoriasis-like skin inflammation and atherosclerosis in mice- Development of an experimental model with both diseases". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 17 June 2017 awarded Maria Wessman a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Women living with HIV- Issues related to sexuality and fertility". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 17 June 2017 awarded Rikard Bien Ambrus a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Monitoring changes in microcirculation using laser speckle contrast imaging- Experimental validation and prospective assessment of gastric microcirculation during esophagectomy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 June 2017 awarded Diana Andrejeva a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Metabolic changes from low expression of the Aldehyde Dehydrogenase ALDH7A1 lead to reduced PPAR activity and correlate with poor clinical outcome in liver cancer". 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 16 June 2017 awarded Nguyen Thuy Tram a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Protozoan parasites in human, vegetables and water in Hanoi and Hanam province, Vietnam". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Bacteriology and Infection.

The Academic Council has on 16 June 2017 awarded Cecilia Christensen Karstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Presence and location of bacteria in the bovine uterus during the postpartum period, during pregnancy, and in pyometra". The author was attached to: Department of Large Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 June 2017 awarded Maria Louise Fabritius de Tengnagel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "BENEFIT AND HARM OF GABAPENTINOIDS FOR POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT- Systematic reviews with meta-analyses, trial sequential analyses, and subgroup analyses". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 June 2017 awarded Annika Grønborg-Forsingdal a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular dissection of the 15q13.3 Microdeletion Syndrome- Biological insight into neurodevelopmental disorders". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience. 

The Academic Council has on 16 June 2017 awarded Ane Sophie Olsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Detecting Visual Field Defects with Damato Multifixation Campimetry Online". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 10 June 2017 awarded Sarah Wåhlin-Jacobsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Androgens and women’s sexual function and desire- A cross-sectional study of the link between androgens and different aspects of female sexuality using various androgen measures in the field of sexual medicine". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 10 June 2017 awarded Camilla Jannie Kobylecki a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Extracellular superoxide dismutase R213G variant, morbidity, mortality and lung function". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 10 June 2017 awarded Nasim Samandari a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exploring the role of epigenetic factors in disease progression in children and adolescents with new onset type 1 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 10 June 2017 awarded Camilla Groth Jakobsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Tourette syndrome in a longitudinal perspective- Clinical course of tics and comorbidities, coexisting psychopathologies, phenotypes and predictors". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2017 awarded Sofie Hallager a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Patients with chronic hepatitis C and cirrhosis in Denmark- a nationwide cohort study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2017 awarded Janni Uyen Hoa Lam a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CSi - The Copenhagen Self-sampling Initiative- HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS-BASED SELF-SAMPLING  TO OPTIMIZE CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2017 awarded Anne Sofie Gram a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of active commuting and leisure time exercise on cardiovascular biomarkers and motivation to exercise in overweight and obese women and men". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2017 awarded Laura Emdal Navne a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Careography- Practices and Experiences of Life and Death in a Danish Neonatal Intensive Care Unit". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Medicine, Culture and Society.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2017 awarded Jacob Melchiors a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "AIRWAY-RELATED TECHNICAL SKILLS IN OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY- CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND SIMULATION". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2017 awarded Moonika Haahr Marana a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Vaccination of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, against Aeromonas salmonicida- Different vaccine formulations tested with a new infection model". 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 6 June 2017 awarded Kamilla Munch Winding a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Glycemic Control and Vascular Function in Type 2 Diabetes- The Role of Low-volume High-Intensity Interval Training". 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 6 June 2017 awarded Lotte Berdiin Colmorn a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cesarean delivery
and severe obstetric complications in subsequent pregnancies- A Nordic collaboration".
The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 June 2017 awarded Majken Sønderholm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Alginate bead model- Bridging the gap between in vivo and in vitro biofilms in chronic infections". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2017 awarded Christina Alhede a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Comparison of Antiarrhythmic Medication and Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation- The Impact of Supraventricular Ectopic Complexes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2017 awarded Lau Fabricius Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effector Cells of Food Allergy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2017 awarded Peter Tougaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of the pleiotropic cytokine TL1A in animal models of intestinal inflammation and metabolic disease". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

May 2017

The Academic Council has on 31 May 2017 awarded Charlotte Wessel Skovlund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Depression, Suicide and Hormonal Contraception". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 31 May 2017 awarded Mark Bitsch Vestergaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Energy Metabolism of the Hypoxic Brain in Healthy Humans and Freedivers". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 31 May 2017 awarded Bjarke Brandt Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Introducing Standing Weight-bearing MRI in the Diagnostics of Low Back Pain and Degenerative Spinal Disorders". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 31 May 2017 awarded Patrick Sascha Merkle a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Probing the Conformational Dynamics of Integral Membrane Proteins by Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange Mass Spectrometry". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 31 May 2017 awarded Mads Gürtler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Generation of functional human pancreatic β cells in vitro". The author was attached to: The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 27 May 2017 awarded Anne Cathrine Nøhr Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In vitro pharmacological characterization of the orphan receptor GPR139". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 26 May 2017 awarded Malene Schjønning Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diagnostic and prognostic challenges in mild cognitive impairment and early dementia- Can simple and inexpensive methods aid the assessment?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 26 May 2017 awarded Signe Rosenlund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The effect of insulin pumps on diabetic complications- Emphasis on diabetic nephropathy and arterial stiffness". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 25 May 2017 awarded Signe Vedel Krogh a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Morbidity and mortality by hair dye use, statin use, and genetic variation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 25 May 2017 awarded Isa Kristina Kirk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Integration of Heterogeneous Data within Disease Systems Biology". 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 25 May 2017 awarded Julie Fehrenkamp Rask Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Metabolic disturbances and treatment with a glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue in schizophrenia spectrum disorder patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 25 May 2017 awarded Helga Holm Schultz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diabetes induced by glucocorticoid in cancer patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 25 May 2017 awarded Bettina Hornbøll a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "“Functional Brain Imaging Under Serotonergic Challenges”". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 23 May 2017 awarded Camilla Albeck Neldam a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Synchrotron Radiation μCT Evaluation Compared to Histology of Peri-Implant Hard Tissues". 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 23 May 2017 awarded Thomas Fremming Dejgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Liraglutide treatment in type 1 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 May 2017 awarded Randi Lundberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Optimizing Microbiota Transplantation Studies in Mice- Effects of housing, diet, and donor on the microbiota and intestinal immunology". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 23 May 2017 awarded Rikke Winge a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Compression in Ankle fracture Treatment- The CAT Study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research. 

The Academic Council has on 23 May 2017 awarded Thu Phuong Tran a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Gs protein and Arrestin Peptidomimetics as Modulators of the β2-Adrenergic Receptor". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 19 May 2017 awarded Peter Busch Østergren a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Metabolic changes due to iatrogenic hypogonadism in men with prostate cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 May 2017 awarded Giulia Saredi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Histone Dynamics and Replication Fork Stability". The author was attached to: Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease. 

The Academic Council has on 19 May 2017 awarded Helga Munch-Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Aberrations in Primary CNS Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 19 May 2017 awarded Gorm Mørk Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The infection hypothesis of atherothrombosis- Focus on periodontal disease". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 18 May 2017 awarded Pelle Lau Ishøy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist treatment in schizophrenia patients with obesity". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 18 May 2017 awarded Stine Eva Attrup Schrøder a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Sialolithiasis in Denmark- Epidemiology and association with bacteria and inorganic compounds". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 17 May 2017 awarded Mette Rose Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of Lactobacillus reuteri on oral Candida and salivary immune response". The author was attached to: Department of Odontology and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 17 May 2017 awarded Christoffer Valdemar Stoltenberg Nissen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Improving photodynamic therapy for actinic keratoses on the extremities". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 17 May 2017 awarded Christine Lyster Dethlefsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Running from Breast Cancer- Acute Exercise Suppresses Breast Cancer Viability through Increases in Catecholamines and Myokines". 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 17 May 2017 awarded Signe Marie Brier Frøssing a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Markers of Cardiovascular Disease, Insulin Resistance, and Fat Distribution in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and the Effect of Liraglutide treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research. 

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2017 awarded Camilla Lawaetz Wimmelmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "FIFTY SHADES OF HEALTH PROMOTION GUIDELINES- The local implementation of the Danish health promotion packages". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Medicine, Culture and Society.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2017 awarded Anna Cederbalk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Towards the Development of a PDE1 PET Ligand". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2017 awarded Niels Peter Hell Knudsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Comparative analysis of tuberculosis vaccines containing type VII secretion system protein substrates and the importance of ESX-1 secreted proteins for Mtb virulence and pathology". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases. 

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2017 awarded Karen Koefoed Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization of SMURF1 and cardiomyocyte specification during cardiomyogenesis and heart development". 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 16 May 2017 awarded Steffen Nørgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A Novel Mutation in a Rac1 GTPase Reveals Domain-Specific Functions in Nervous System Development". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2017 awarded Steffen Nørgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Context-Specific Requirements of Rho GTPase Domains in Caenorhabditis elegans Nervous System Development". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2017 awarded Ida Signe Bohse Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "New perspectives on O-mannosylation". 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 13 May 2017 awarded Hans Christian Ring a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Microbiology of Hidradenitis Suppurativa". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research. 

The Academic Council has on 13 May 2017 awarded Ann Sofia Skou Thomsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Intra-ocular surgery- assessment and transfer of skills using a virtual-reality simulator". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2017 awarded Sofie de Fine Licht a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "LATE EFFECTS IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS- 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 12 May 2017 awarded Anne Kirstine Bang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The association between FSH-related genetic variants and human testis function". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2017 awarded Julie Yoon Skodshøj Moberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Life course of children with parental multiple sclerosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2017 awarded Antonino Azzarello a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dynamic assessment of the early embryo- Improving embryo selection for transfer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2017 awarded Trine Bøegh Levring a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Role of the Antioxidants Glutathione and Thioredoxin and of the Protein TXNIP in T Cell Activation and Proliferation". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2017 awarded Jakob Hartvig Thomsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Heart rate and arrhythmia during targeted temperature management following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 May 2017 awarded Andreas Serner a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diagnosis of acute groin injuries in athletes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research. 

The Academic Council has on 6 May 2017 awarded Peter Buhl Hjortrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "FLUID RESUSCITATION VOLUMES IN SEPSIS". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 May 2017 awarded Tine Marie Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Incidence and determinants of ventilation tubes in early childhood, and the effect of middle ear disease on the neurological development". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 May 2017 awarded Per Lehnert a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Acute pulmonary embolism- Incidence, biomarkers, treatment and outcome". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2017 awarded Bente Arboe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma- Treatment intensity, work market affiliation and survival in patients with relapsed or refractory disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2017 awarded Malene Maag Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Influence of changes in levels of activity and weight loss on the expression of miRNAs in human adipose and muscle tissue". 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 3 May 2017 awarded Anne Marie Werlinrud Efsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regional differences among Tuberculosis/HIV co-infected patients in Europe and Latin America". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2017 awarded Thomas Salskov Rosengren a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Primary cilia and cell signaling in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2017 awarded Chiara Trevisan a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis- From the individual to society". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2017 awarded Christian Rothe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Postoperative shoulder pain- Development of selective ultrasound-guided techniques". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

April 2017

The Academic Council has on 27 April 2017 awarded Anja Probst Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigations of the Molecular Basis for Positive Allosteric Modulation of Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 26 April 2017 awarded Kamilia Funder a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Implementation of a helicopter emergency medical system- Effects on mortality, labour market affiliation and quality of life". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 26 April 2017 awarded Judith Melchior Haissman a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "BIOMARKERS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN HIV INFECTION". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 26 April 2017 awarded Pernille Juul Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Beta-Lactam drugs as analgesic treatment of neuropathic pain in Sprague-Dawley rats- Involvement of glutamate transporters". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 19 April 2017 awarded Anna-Helene Bohr a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in children and adolescents- Threats to general health-related outcomes. The importance of a multifaceted approach to treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 April 2017 awarded Julie Tonsgaard Kloppenborg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Influence of impaired glucose metabolism upon treatment in children and adolescents with obesity". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 April 2017 awarded Maja Borup Kjær Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Single-cell analysis of hESC-derived pancreatic endocrine progenitors". The author was attached to: The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 14 April 2017 awarded Elisa Pouline Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Localization of the GLP-1 receptor in the kidney, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract and possible effects of activation of these receptors". 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 14 April 2017 awarded Lise Lawaetz Winkler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Healthy business or business as usual?- A practice-oriented perspective on a supermarket -based health promotion intervention". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 14 April 2017 awarded Nina Majlund Harder-Lauridsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "HOW OFTEN SHOULD WE EAT?- The effects of intermittent fasting in healthy lean men". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 14 April 2017 awarded Tenna Ruest Haarmark Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dyslipidemia and Circulating Lipids in Danish Children and Adolescents- Effects of Changes in the Degree of Obesity and Body Composition on Fasting Plasma Lipid Concentrations". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 April 2017 awarded Ulrik Winning Iepsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The effects of exercise on skeletal muscle in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease- from guidelines to mechanisms". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 April 2017 awarded Helene M. Wolsk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Neonatal Airway Immunology- Influence of Early Life Exposures and Prediction of Later Respiratory Health". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 April 2017 awarded Per Kongsted a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Taxane-based chemotherapy and dendritic cell therapy in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Tue Haldor Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "REGULATORS OF THE HUMAN SALIVARY AND FAECAL MICROBIOTA- IMPACT OF A VEGAN DIET AND ALKALINE WATER". 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 11 April 2017 awarded Kathrine Damm Meyle a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Childhood body mass index, height and growth and the risk of melanoma in adulthood". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Young Bae Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "First trimester screening for small-for-gestational age with special reference to PAPP-A2, angiopoietin-2 and glycodelin, and studies of glycodelin binding to peripheral leukocytes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Lene Fogt Lundbo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Host factors associated with childhood invasive pneumococcal and meningococcal disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Birgitte Bytoft a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Long-term implications of exposure to maternal type 1 diabetes- Cognitive function and attention deficits in adolescent offspring". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Stine Kundby Smedegaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ubiquitin- and SUMO-dependent regulation of PCNA-mediated responses to replication stress". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Nikolai Albert a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Specialised early intervention in first episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders, the effect of prolonging the specialised treatment from two to five years compared to treatment as usual- The OPUS II trail". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2017 awarded Nermin Mahmoud Mohammed Ghith a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Multilevel analysis of individual heterogeneity to investigate hospital quality of care with a focus on clinical patient indicators- The case of patients with heart failure and diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 5 April 2017 awarded Ida Nymann Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Design, Synthesis and 18F-Labeling of 5-HT2A Receptor Agonists". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 5 April 2017 awarded Sara Hougaard Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of migraine-provoking substances on mast cells and trigeminal ganglia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 5 April 2017 awarded louise preisler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "TECHNICAL SKILLS IN COLONOSCOPY- Development and exploration of an automatic assessment tool". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 5 April 2017 awarded Birgitte Klee Burton a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Motor Function, Attention and Cognitive Control in Children with a Familial Risk of Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 5 April 2017 awarded David Bregnbak a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Allergy to Chromium- Patient Characteristics and Exposures". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 5 April 2017 awarded Marya Morevati a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "DNA Damage in Aging and Age-related Diseases". 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 4 April 2017 awarded Sune Dandanell Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Physiological factors that influence weight loss maintenance after a lifestyle intervention". 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 4 April 2017 awarded Gitte Blach Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Gitte Blach Nielsen- Effects of vaccination on economically important parameters in growing-finishing pigs and evaluation of pooled serum and oral fluid samples for diagnosis". The author was attached to: Department of Large Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research.

The Academic Council has on 1 April 2017 awarded Gitte Borup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Long-term use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy Products in Danish Consumers". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 1 April 2017 awarded Joana Mendes Lopes de Melo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "IL-27 in Angiogenesis- Intracellular signalling study of IL-27 effects on physiological and pathological vascularization in the retina". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

March 2017

The Academic Council has on 31 March 2017 awarded Kaare Villum Grunddal a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization of Intestinal Chemosensory Cells- Peptide hormones and 7TM receptors". 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 30 March 2017 awarded Andrea Louise Nissen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "MOVEMENT SYMMETRY AND THE INFLUENCE OF LONG-TERM EXERCISE- A study in elite endurance horses at competitions". The author was attached to: Department of Large Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 30 March 2017 awarded Signe Hanghøj a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Unge med kronisk sygdom i transition- Transitionssamtaler med fokus på identitet og ungevenlig kommunikation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 28 March 2017 awarded Nicolai Jacob Wewer Albrechtsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Measurement of Gastrointestinal Hormones- Problems, Pitfalls and Solutions". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 28 March 2017 awarded Fabian Vinzenz Kurt Heinz Roske a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dissecting the role of LIF in embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation". The author was attached to: The Danish Stem Cell Center and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.


The Academic Council has on 28 March 2017 awarded Ditte Dencker a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Complications at Femoral Access Sites in Cardiac Percutaneous Procedures". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 25 March 2017 awarded Pernille Barkholt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of obesity surgery on brain appetite centers". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 25 March 2017 awarded Hellen McKinnon Edwards a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Aetiology and treatment of severe postpartum haemorrhage". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 March 2017 awarded Sebastian Leth-Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Synthesis and Pharmacology of Phenethylamine Psychedelics". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 23 March 2017 awarded Alex Willumsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Spinal network structure of rhythmic hindlimb movement". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 23 March 2017 awarded Ana Luisa Rodrigues Gomes a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Msk-mediated H3K27acS28 phosphorylation in transcriptional regulation of stress-induced genes". The author was attached to: Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 23 March 2017 awarded Line Thellesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A national cardiotocography education programme- Development, validation and impact on interpretation skills and birth hypoxia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 March 2017 awarded Xin Wang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Application of hair analysis in forensic toxicology". The author was attached to: Department of Forensic Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Forensic Medicine and Anthropology.

The Academic Council has on 22 March 2017 awarded Mikkel Staberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Therapeutic Potential of Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Glioblastoma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 22 March 2017 awarded Anna Horwitz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cognitive Ability and Steady-State Evoked Gamma Response". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 21 March 2017 awarded Helle Esbjørn Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effect of Various Zinc Binding Groups on Inhibition of Histone Deacetylases 1–11". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 16 March 2017 awarded Katrine Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy- Virtual reality simulation training and assessment of competence". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 March 2017 awarded Lone Hellström a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Supported employment for people with recently diagnosed mood and anxiety disorder- The IPS-MA trial". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded Gregers Winding Munch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regulation of blood flow during exercise- implication of training and heart failure". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded Camilla Bjørn Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prenatal vitamin D exposure, birth weight and BMI at 7 years of age". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology. 

The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded Xiaozhou Li a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular dynamics with tailor-made force fields for materials science". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded David Højland Ipsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The guinea pig as a model for dyslipidemia and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded Simon Weissmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of chromatin regulators as drivers of gliomagenesis and potential drug targets". The author was attached to: BRIC and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded Mads Ammitzbøll Danielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ultrasonography for diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of tenosynovitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2017 awarded Rebecca Kring Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Novel chromatin-associated factors of the DNA double-strand break response". 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 10 March 2017 awarded Naja Dam Mygind a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification of women with angina pectoris and coronary microvascular disease- exploring prevalence, diagnostic strategies & influence on the myocardium". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 9 March 2017 awarded Dario Hermida Aponte a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Characterization of the Mechanisms Controlling MASTL Activity and Specificity". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research and to the Graduate Programme: Protein Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 March 2017 awarded Kristine Rothaus Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development and characterisation of haemophilic arthropathy in a rat model of haemophilia A". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.


The Academic Council has on 9 March 2017 awarded Stine Nygaard Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exploring maintenance therapy of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 March 2017 awarded Anne-Marie Andersson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Adenovirus-encoded virus-like particles- Exploring the effects of Malaria and HIV/SIV antigen modifications on their immunogenicity as virus-encoded virus-like particle vaccines". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 7 March 2017 awarded Elín Bjarnadóttir a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Neurological Development in the COPSAC2010 Birth Cohort and the Effect of Fish Oil Supplementation During Pregnancy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 7 March 2017 awarded Uffe Christian Braae a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epidemiology and control of Taenia solium in Africa". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 7 March 2017 awarded Anita Ripplinger a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ubiquitylation and deubiquitylation of histone H1 in the response to DNA double-strand breaks". 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 7 March 2017 awarded Iben Wendelboe Deleuran Fischer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evaluation of the Spinal and Supraspinal Effects of Opioids and SNRIs- with focus on Oxycodone, Morphine and Venlafaxine". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 7 March 2017 awarded Stine Agergaard Holmboe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Testosterone as a risk factor for metabolic syndrome-related disease and mortality in men". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 7 March 2017 awarded Susan Thrane a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development of novel Virus-like Particle-based vaccine platforms". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.