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.

June 2018

The Academic Council has on 9 June 2018 awarded Simon Veedfald a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigations into the mechanisms regulating gut hormone release in humans- role of the vagus and the importance of small intestinal osmolarity". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 June 2018 awarded Golnaz Sadjadieh a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Bleeding events and mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 June 2018 awarded Anders Peder Højer Karlsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Postoperative pain management after total hip and knee arthroplasty- Current research status, hurdles and future perspectives". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research

The Academic Council has on 6 June 2018 awarded Nina Buus Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Subretinal Surgery- Functional and Histological Consequences of Entry into the Subretinal Space". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 5 June 2018 awarded Henrik Wegener Hallas a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lung Function Trajectories in Children with Asthma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 5 June 2018 awarded Karen Marie Thyssen Astvad a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Invasive candidiasis- Changing epidemiology and introduction of a new in vivo larvae model to study treatment of Candida infections". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 5 June 2018 awarded Eduardo Felipe Alves Fernandes a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development of a molecular imaging radiotracer targeting postsynaptic proteins in the brain". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 5 June 2018 awarded Kira Brisson Nielsen Bloomquist a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Heavy resistance exercise in breast cancer survivors at risk for lymphedema". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 2 June 2018 awarded Kristine Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Conflicts of Interest in Scientific Articles". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 2 June 2018 awarded Rikke Karlin Jepsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Invasive front changes in early metastatic colorectal cancer- MicroRNA deregulations and tumor budding diagnostics". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 2 June 2018 awarded Erica Tornabene a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In vitro modeling of the ischemic blood-brain barrier". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2018 awarded Pernille Stemann Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF EARLY-ONSET DISORDERED EATING". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

May 2018

The Academic Council has on 31 May 2018 awarded Huma Aftab a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The challenge of diabetes in people with tuberculosis- Anthropometric characteristics, diagnostic modalities and influence on transient hyperglycaemia". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2018 awarded Michala Skovlund Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Survival after treatment of metastatic bone disease in the extremities- Evaluation of factors influencing survival and subsequent development and validation of a prediction model for postoperative survival". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2018 awarded Matthew David Phelps a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Something old, something new- a multi-method analysis of historical cholera epidemics and the implications for cholera transmission in contemporary settings". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 24 May 2018 awarded Christina Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Combination of insulin and glucagon to improve existing diabetes treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 24 May 2018 awarded Scheyla Daniela Siqueira Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In vivo and in vitro assessment of new dosing regimens for self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery systems (SNEDDS)". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 May 2018 awarded Cecilia Margareta Lund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Age-dependent differences in treatment and outcomes and the effect of geriatric intervention in older patients treated with chemotherapy for colorectal cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 May 2018 awarded Anders Støttrup Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Computational Dehydration of Organic Hydrates". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 19 May 2018 awarded Signe Ulrik Holm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Brain Energy Metabolism in Schizophrenia-  Implications for Lactate". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 17 May 2018 awarded Chalotte Heinsvig Poulsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and mental vulnerability in the general population- Consequences for the individual and society". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

 

The Academic Council has on 17 May 2018 awarded Jane Brandt Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Self-harm in Sri Lanka- Exploring the role of social norms, alcohol practices and media reporting". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 17 May 2018 awarded Ida Marie Heerfordt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Sunscreen use at Danish beaches and how to improve coverage". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2018 awarded Xiaoyu Pan a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Intestinal epigenetics of the preterm neonate- Intestinal DNA methylome in response to preterm birth, nutrition and microbiota". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2018 awarded Camilla Kristine Appel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "NOVEL PHARMACOLOGICAL TARGETS IN CANCER-INDUCED BONE PAIN". 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 16 May 2018 awarded Christina Caroline Plaschke a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Electroporation for head and neck cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 May 2018 awarded Sylvia Natalie Kłodzińska a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biopolymer nanogels for delivery of antimicrobial agents to Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2018 awarded Anne-Sofie Grell a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Hypertension, stroke and cerebrovascular changes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2018 awarded Marianna Krause a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exposures and possible endocrine disrupting effects of UV filters on human health". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 May 2018 awarded Jing Sun a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "HUMAN MILK FORTIFICATION FOR PRETERM NEONATES- Gut and Brain Effects of Human Milk Fortification in Preterm Pigs". 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 11 May 2018 awarded Maja-Lisa Clausen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Antimicrobial peptides- Focus on atopic dermatitis and healthy skin". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 10 May 2018 awarded Claes Nøhr Ladefoged a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Improvement of quantitative PET/MRI for better diagnostics in cancer imaging and neurological diseases". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging. The

Academic Council has on 10 May 2018 awarded Marianne Holm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Influence of lifestyle on female cancer incidence and mortality- 20 years follow-up of the Diet, Cancer, and Health Cohort". The author was attached to:  and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 10 May 2018 awarded Anna Gundlund Lorentzen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Impact of a Family History of Atrial Fibrillation- A Combined Registry-based and Clinical PhD thesis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 May 2018 awarded Thomas Marker Thams Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Elucidating the molecular and functional role of the Munc-18 interacting protein 2 (Mint2) in the amyloidogenic pathway". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 8 May 2018 awarded Rebecca Kirsch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Assessing the Functional Potential of Non-Coding RNA by Structure and Interaction". 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 7 May 2018 awarded Jessica Xin Hu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A dynamic view on cancer- From molecular network rewiring to temporal disease trajectories". 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 4 May 2018 awarded Søren Bache a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cerebral microRNA changes in patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 4 May 2018 awarded Ture Leif Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CONDUCTING THE EMERGENCY TEAM- Focus on leadership". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 May 2018 awarded Marie Holm Eliasen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Somatic symptom profiles in the general Danish population- A step towards a new delimitation of functional somatic syndromes?". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2018 awarded Tarang Sharma a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) on suicidality, violence, and quality of life". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Yen-Hsi Chen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Turning Glycosaminoglycans into LEGO-toying". 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 1 May 2018 awarded Mohamed Anwer Hassan Shehata a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In silico strategies for the identification of orphan GPCR tool compounds". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Anders Tolstrup Christiansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Neuropeptide Y- studies of localization and neuroprotective potential in the retina". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Kristiane Aasen Engebretsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effect of environmental and climatic exposures on adult skin". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Maja Schick Sommer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Perioperative Rehabilitation in Operable Lung Cancer Patients (PROLUCA)". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Jane Hübertz Frederiksen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Human DNA Mismatch Repair- From Basic Research to Diagnosis of Lynch Syndrome". 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 1 May 2018 awarded Benjamin Ole Wolthers a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Asparaginase-associated pancreatitis in 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 1 May 2018 awarded Alexander Jönsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Thiol-ene based Polymers as a Versatile Microfluidic Platform for Bioanalytical Applications- Towards an Integrated Protein Total-Analysis-System". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

 

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Matthias Wulf a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Combining spectroscopic and electrophysiological approaches to probe ion channel function". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 1 May 2018 awarded Eline Palm Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Gastrointestinal nematode infections in pigs and man- Host-parasite interactions and the role of microRNA and extracellular vesicles". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

April 2018

The Academic Council has on 28 April 2018 awarded Stine Normann Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The neurobiological changes induced by vitamin C deficiency- A focus on hippocampal morphology, synaptic plasticity and neurotransmission". 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 26 April 2018 awarded Signe Winther Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Analysis of DNA replication stress at a telomeric region". 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 24 April 2018 awarded Kathrine Louise Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Elucidating the role of PICK1 in regulating dopamine homeostasis and cocaine action". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 24 April 2018 awarded Truong Thanh Tung a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "New Approaches in Drug Design and Discovery- From Methodology and Reaction Development to Applications". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 21 April 2018 awarded Sarah Elizabeth Jones a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structure-based drug design of substrate-derived peptide inhibitors for KDM6 enzymes". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 21 April 2018 awarded Jakob Louis Demant Thomsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Optimising Neuromuscular Monitoring- Patients’ experience of paralysis, barriers to routine monitoring, and exploration of e-learning as a means to improvement". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 21 April 2018 awarded Gianluca Mazzoni a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Systems biology analysis of |in vitro| reproductive technologies in cattle". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 21 April 2018 awarded Christiane Marie Bourgin Folke Gam a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mitochondria in the myometrium at term- Effects of obesity and diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 April 2018 awarded Rita de Cássia Lemos Lima a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Combining high-resolution inhibition profiling with HPLC-HRMS-SPE-NMR for assessment of antidiabetic constituents from medicinal plants". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 19 April 2018 awarded Nanna Bjørkbom Arngrim a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigations of migraine with aura in a human hypoxia model". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 18 April 2018 awarded Alessandro Giraudo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development of innovative GABA↓A↓ receptor ligands using a bioisosteric approach". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 17 April 2018 awarded Maria Hansen Falkesgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Neuritogenic Effects of FnIII domains from Neural Cell Adhesion Molecules and their Novel Neuritogenic Peptide Mimetics". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 17 April 2018 awarded Dorte Louise Egeberg Palme a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Automated sperm analysis and new endpoints of sperm quality". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 14 April 2018 awarded Chong Wang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Transmission and survival of |Gallibacterium anatis| in chickens". The author was attached to: Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 14 April 2018 awarded Cecilie Hundahl Johnsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of hypothalamic hormone-sensitive lipase in regulation of appetite and energy homeostasis". 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 2018 awarded Jesper Mortensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Informal caregiving, stress-related disease, and sickness absence; and the modifying effect of work life". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 13 April 2018 awarded Steffen Lynge Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Establishment of the Microbiota of Chicken". 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 13 April 2018 awarded Ane Katrine Skielboe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Physical Activity and Atrial Fibrillation". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 13 April 2018 awarded Gitte Holmen Olofsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Vγ9Vδ2 T cells as cancer cell killers and antigen-presenting 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 12 April 2018 awarded Pernille Maria Thorgrimsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Community-based Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity- The Children’s Obesity Clinic’s Treatment Protocol transferred into a Community Healthcare Setting". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 April 2018 awarded Signe Regner Michaelsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Analysis of molecules related to angiogenesis for advancement of glioblastoma treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 April 2018 awarded Yuanyue Tang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Staphylococcus aureus in livestock and meat". 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 4 April 2018 awarded Louise Zierau a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "PCOS and asthma- is there an association?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 4 April 2018 awarded Dagne Barbuskaite a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "NBCe2 – role in acid-base regulation and development of arterial hypertension". 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 2018 awarded Adriana Ibarra Urizar a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mechanisms of Interleukin-1β and Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP)-2 induced beta cell dysfunction". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 4 April 2018 awarded Sandra Feodor Nilsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Homelessness and psychiatric morbidity in Denmark- From a public health perspective". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

March 2018


The Academic Council has on 31 March 2018 awarded Thomas Emil Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Imaging in Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 31 March 2018 awarded Mathilde Adsersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Which cancer patients are admitted to specialized palliative care?". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 31 March 2018 awarded Mette Flindt Heisterberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Can angiotensin II receptor blockers improve the response to heavy resistance exercise in elderly human muscle?". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 30 March 2018 awarded Mahdi Ghavami a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dual-mode tumor targeting by cancer tissue selective PNA antisense agent". 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 30 March 2018 awarded Kasper Fjelbye a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Stereoselective Synthesis1. Fluorinated Small Molecules of Biological Relevance 2. Stereospecific Strain-Release Reagents". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 30 March 2018 awarded Maria Hvidberg Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Changes in local metabolism in neurites affected by Huntington´s disease- New results give a better understanding of synaptic dysfunction". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicin.


The Academic Council has on 29 March 2018 awarded Britt Reuter Morthorst a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The impact of the pack size restriction of non-opioid analgesics sold over-the-counter in Danish pharmacies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 29 March 2018 awarded Karina Kwi Im Jordan a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Inflammation, gastrointestinal damage, and liver complications in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 29 March 2018 awarded Nana Brochmann Mortensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Health-related quality of life in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms- Surveys and presentation of a new Internet-based tool". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 29 March 2018 awarded Steffen Angstmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Neural mechanisms of freely chosen actions- Functional brain correlates in men". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 29 March 2018 awarded Tina Møller Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Canine urinary tract infection- Evidence-based diagnosis and rational antibiotic prescription in primary practice". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 29 March 2018 awarded Kristina Benedikte Vangsted Døssing a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "microRNAs in Neuroendocrine Neoplasms- From cell function to patient treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.


The Academic Council has on 27 March 2018 awarded Bjarke Follin a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "New Strategies for Stem Cell Regenerative Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 27 March 2018 awarded Kai Xiong a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Targeted Gene Activation via Artificial Transcription Factors". 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 27 March 2018 awarded Tanja Lyholm Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional heterogeneity and modulation of hematopoietic stem cells". 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 27 March 2018 awarded Helena Carstensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation in horses". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 27 March 2018 awarded Cecilia Engel Thomas a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Patient stratification, disease etiology and integration of heterogeneous biomedical data". 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 27 March 2018 awarded Kirsten Gjeraa a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exploring Non-Technical Skills in Teams- in the Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Operating Theatre". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 27 March 2018 awarded Mie Juul Nordly a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Home-based specialized palliative care in patients with cancer- evidence and new developments". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 27 March 2018 awarded Bjarke Follin a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "New Strategies for Stem Cell Regenerative Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 27 March 2018 awarded Louise Schreiber Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Female urinary incontinence in the Fehmarnbelt Region- A study about prevalence, help-seeking behaviour and health-related quality of life". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 24 March 2000 awarded Bente Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Down regulation of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide receptor type-1 expression in breast carcinoma cell lines". The author was attached to: The Danish Center for Stem Cell Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 March 2018 awarded Suzan Fares a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization and pharmacological targeting of oncogenic G protein-coupled receptors". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 23 March 2018 awarded Martin Haupt-Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mechanisms of protection against diabetes by a gluten-free diet". The author was attached to: Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 23 March 2018 awarded Andreas Vestergaard Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Community-acquired Pneumonia and Diabetes Mellitus DIA-CAP". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 22 March 2018 awarded Maria Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mechanisms of social inequality in cardiac rehabilitation attendance among patients with acute coronary syndrome- A mixed methods study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 22 March 2018 awarded Rasmus Herlo Beenfeldt Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Trafficking mediated by amphipathic motifs- A study on amphipathic helices, N-BAR proteins and GPCRs". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 21 March 2018 awarded Stine Møllerud a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structural and Pharmacological Investigations of Kainate Receptors- Crystallization of ligand-binding domains and in vitro pharmacological characterization". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 19 March 2018 awarded Louise Møller Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pharmacological and DBS-induced changes in cerebral serotonin release". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 19 March 2018 awarded Jens Bak Sommer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "PSD-95 inhibitors as potential therapeutics for traumatic brain injury". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 17 March 2018 awarded Tina Jorsal a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "An enteroendocrine perspective on type 2 diabetes and obesity". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 16 March 2018 awarded Vincent Beliveau a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional and Molecular Imaging of the Serotonin System in the Human Brain". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2018 awarded Helen Victoria Cook a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Host-Virus Protein-Protein Interactions". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.


The Academic Council has on 14 March 2018 awarded Birgit Isabel Gaiser a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Targeting Metastable Binding Sites with Bitopic Ligands- A New Concept in GPCR Medicinal Chemistry". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 13 March 2018 awarded Line Hjort a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diabetes in Pregnancy and Epigenetic Mechanisms- How the first 9 months of life may affect the child’s DNA and later risk of disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 13 March 2018 awarded Jan Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Rehabilitation of Danish physically injured veterans and civilians with traumatic lower limb amputation(s)". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 13 March 2018 awarded Line Kjær Winberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Interactions of opsonised microparticles with erythrocytes and phagocytes in systemic lupus erythematosus". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 13 March 2018 awarded Theresia Maria Schnurr a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Impact of Genetic Variation on Objectively Assessed Physical Activity and Fitness and its Relevance for Obesity and Metabolic Traits". 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 13 March 2018 awarded Hannah Trøstrup Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm interaction in an experimental animal wound model- implications for intervention". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 10 March 2018 awarded Narges Safai a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Personalized treatment of type 2 diabetes using clinical and metabolomics data". 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 9 March 2018 awarded Peter Madelung a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Actions of Surfactants on the Dissolution, Solubilization and Absorption of Poorly Soluble Drugs". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 9 March 2018 awarded Christina Søhoel Sølund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Direct-acting antiviral treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 9 March 2018 awarded Siri Amanda Tvingsholm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Part 1: Let-7 microRNA controls invasion-promoting lysosomal changes via the oncogenic transcription factor

Myeloid Zinc Finger 1- Part 2: Proton pump inhibitor use and cancer mortality in mice and men". 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 9 March 2018 awarded Camilla Ingrid Hatleberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cardiovascular disease in HIV-positive persons- Changes and differences in mortality - interventions and risk factors The D:A:D 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 March 2018 awarded Troels Holz Borch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evaluation of immune responses to dendritic cell vaccination and adoptive cell therapy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 6 March 2018 awarded Peter Thorlund Haahr a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "New genome guardians in signaling responses to replication stress". 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 3 March 2018 awarded Gülcan Kilic a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CRISPR/Cas9-mediated Genome Engineering for Generation of Models to Study TGFβ Function". 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 3 March 2018 awarded Katrin Håkansson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Individual risk-adapted radiation therapy approach in head-and-neck cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 1 March 2018 awarded Stine Simonsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Immune modulation by ultraviolet B irradiation- The role of filaggrin gene mutations". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 1 March 2018 awarded Pernille Kihl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Impact of Gut Microbiota Perturbations on Immune Functions". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.