Professor Wewer recieved her MD in 1980 and her doctorate degree in medical science in 1985, both from the University of Copenhagen. Her scientific career began as a research assistant in the US, and she later returned to the University of Copenhagen as an Associate Professor and Professor in Experimental Pathology. She has co-authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications as well as 27 reviews and other publications and she has extensive experience as an editor, supervisor and educator. Professor Wewer became Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences in 2006. She has received a number of awards including Experimental Pathologists in Training from The American Association of Pathologists, The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Research Award and The Marie and August Krogh Prize. Professor Wewer is a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters and was decorated with the Order of Dannebrog in 2010.
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