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Newly graduated PhD students

Newly graduated PhD students

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.

January 2019

The Academic Council has on 17 January 2019 awarded Magnus Spangsberg Boesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Incidence and diagnostic criteria of pediatric acquired demyelinating syndromes in Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 17 January 2019 awarded Antonios Giannopoulos a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cell-matrix interaction in tendon constructs". 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 January 2019 awarded Anders Sode West a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The effects of Naturalistic Lighting in stroke patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 17 January 2019 awarded Eva Gravesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pathophysiology and reversibility of uremic vasculopathy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

December 2018

The Academic Council has on 29 December 2018 awarded Troels Elmer Jeppesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Radiolabelling of Active Site Inhibited Factor VII for PET Imaging of Tissue Factor Expression". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 29 December 2018 awarded Asbjørn Børch Hasselager a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Paediatric Basic Life Support training for laypersons". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 December 2018 awarded Sara Louise Dahl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dissecting the Role of Innate Immune Cell Populations in Controlling Pulmonary Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection". 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 December 2018 awarded Mette Nygaard Einfeldt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Impact of Levothyroxine Treatment on Cardiovascular Risk and Mortality in Patients with Thyroid Dysfunction- Epidemiological studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 26 December 2018 awarded Henrik Holten-Rossing a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Digitalization in pathology- Diagnostics of cancer in a faster and safer way". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 26 December 2018 awarded Line Lund Kårhus a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Screening for celiac disease in a general adult population". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 26 December 2018 awarded Anja Christine Birk Kuhlman a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The influence of statin use, CoQ10 supplementation and exercise on glucose homeostasis". 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 26 December 2018 awarded Anne Louise Lylloff a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "S100A8/A9 (calprotectin) in chronic inflammatory conditions- Methodological and clinical aspects in obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel diseases". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 26 December 2018 awarded Rafael Bayarri Olmos a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Collecting the collectins of complement". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 26 December 2018 awarded Andreas Kraag Ziegler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effect of exercise training and ageing upon systemic and local inflammation in 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 26 December 2018 awarded Thor Bechsgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In vivo Vector Flow Imaging of Venous Flow in the Lower Extremities of Healthy Volunteers and Patients with Chronic Venous Disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 26 December 2018 awarded Maja Jessen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modulation of glutamate NMDA receptors by glycine site ligands". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 December 2018 awarded Trine Hilkjær Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Filaggrin deficiency and immune responses- In the context of interleukin-1beta, interleukin-17A and nickel allergy". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 22 December 2018 awarded Michael Tvilling Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The effect of primary prophylactic antidepressant interventions to patients following acute coronary syndrome". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 22 December 2018 awarded Anne Kathrine Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Conformational Dynamics of the Neurotransmitter:Sodium Symporters- A structure/function study by hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 22 December 2018 awarded Niels Mejer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Antiviral effects of ribavirin on hepatitis C virus". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 21 December 2018 awarded Rasmus Feld Frisk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Contributing factors to reduced plantar flexor muscle activation in adults with cerebral palsy". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 21 December 2018 awarded Evelina Martinenaite a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Preventing immune inhibition in cancer: characterization of immune responses against immune regulatory proteins". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 21 December 2018 awarded Elsa Johanna Louise Stéen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Toward pretargeted PET imaging of tumor targeting polymers using the tetrazine ligation". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Anna Katri a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dual Amylin and Calcitonin Receptor Agonist as a Treatment for Arthritic Diseases". 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 December 2018 awarded Casper Lund-Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Electrical Optimization of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Josephine Viereck Rothman a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Outcome and quality of cholecystectomy can be improved with consideration of risk factors and timing of surgery". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Kamma Sundgaard Lund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Acupuncture for menopausal symptoms- Development and validation of a patient-reported outcome measure, and the efficacy of acupuncture for bothersome menopausal symptoms". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Lars Joachim Lindberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Towards Optimized Management of Hereditary and Familial Colorectal Cancer- risk estimates and impact from surveillance". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Malin Glindvad Ahlström a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Nickel allergy- effect of repeated exposures and skin barrier integrity". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Marie Moth Henriksen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Occurrence and consequences of asymptomatic hypoglycaemia 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 19 December 2018 awarded Nima Tanha a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Clinical and immunological factors associated with the development of lupus nephritis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 December 2018 awarded Valérie Bodemeyer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ambra1-based signalling in melanoma development". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 18 December 2018 awarded Manasi Sayilekshmy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Distribution of Nerves in Human Bone under Malignant and Non-malignant Conditions". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 18 December 2018 awarded Yong Zhao a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "High-Resolution Bioactivity-Profiling Combined with LC-HRMS and NMR Spectroscopy for Accelerated Drug Lead Discovery from Plants". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 15 December 2018 awarded Ho Tan Thanh Binh a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Causes of death in hospitalized neonates in Vietnam with emphasis on asphyxia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 December 2018 awarded Søren Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regulation of microRNA processing machinery under metabolic stress". The author was attached to: Department of Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 14 December 2018 awarded Eik Dybboe Bjerre a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Physical Activity, Exercise and Football in Men with Prostate Cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 14 December 2018 awarded Maria Amat Foraster a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modulating NMDA receptors in the thalamo-cortical system- a novel approach to treat major depression". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 14 December 2018 awarded Mikkel Morsing a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization of multiple fibroblasts in the human breast". 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 14 December 2018 awarded Niels Damkjær Olesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The lower limit of cerebral autoregulation and its relevance for anaesthesia". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 December 2018 awarded John Birger Hjalmar Hintze a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The potential of regulating O-GalNAc type glycosylation in a cell". 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 December 2018 awarded Shilin Song a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Study of cooperative tumorigenesis using a Drosophila epithelial tumor model". 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 12 December 2018 awarded Cæcilie Krogsgaard Tolstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Manchester-Fothergill procedure versus vaginal hysterectomy with uterosacral ligament suspension in the treatment of vaginal apical prolapse- From a clinical and economic perspective". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 December 2018 awarded Helle Josephine Pelant Lahrmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "TAIL BITING OUTBREAK IN PIGS- PREVALENCE, EARLY DETECTION AND TARGETED INTERVENTION". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 11 December 2018 awarded Bonna Leerhøy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis-  Prophylaxis and long-term consequences". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 December 2018 awarded Kathrine Bach Søndergaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Aspects of bystander intervention, consciousness status at hospital arrival and long-term outcomes in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest- a register-based approach". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 December 2018 awarded Anna Carola Krämer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Oxidation- and glycation-induced changes in protein structure". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 7 December 2018 awarded Anna Kirstine Ringgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The insulin receptor antagonist S961 as a tool to investigate beta-cell proliferation and insulin resistance". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 December 2018 awarded Annelaura Bach Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Impact of long-term disease history in critical care- Predicting patient prognosis by modeling temporal patterns of multi-morbidity". The author was attached to: Department of Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 7 December 2018 awarded Ditte Nørbo Sørensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Causal proportional hazards estimation in the presence of an instrumental variable". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 7 December 2018 awarded Iain Bo Bressendorff a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Magnesium and Vascular Calcification in Chronic Kidney Disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 6 December 2018 awarded Camilla Boslev Bårnes a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS)- A Disease Entity or Co-Existing Asthma and COPD?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 6 December 2018 awarded Jonas Christoffer Fordsmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Stroke-induced changes in neuronal and astrocytic Ca2+ signaling in the penumbra of aged mice". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 6 December 2018 awarded Thomas Nordahl Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Work and education among people with severe mental illness in Denmark- Incidence rates, employment trends and effects of Individual Placement and Support (IPS), cognitive remediation and work-related social skills training". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 4 December 2018 awarded Ditte Vestbjerg Ellersgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Psychopathology, psychotic-like experiences, quality of life, and self-perception in seven-year-old children with familial high risk of schizophrenia or bipolar disorderThe Danish High Risk and Resilience Study – VIA7 a population-based cohort study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 4 December 2018 awarded Malte Selch Larsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pharmacometric Modelling in Haemophilia- Implications for translational pharmacokinetics, clinical study optimisation and monitoring of bleeding risk". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 4 December 2018 awarded Michael Lückmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In Silico-Guided Discovery and Development of Novel Tool Compounds for Metabolite and Viral GPCRs- Towards Knowledge-Based Drug Discovery Strategies". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 4 December 2018 awarded Peter Roos a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Clinical and molecular aspects of frontotemporal dementia linked to chromosome 3 (FTD-3)". The author was attached to: Deapartment of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 4 December 2018 awarded Rebecca Wendelboe Olsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dissecting the Role of a Newly Discovered Binding Epitope Associated with Cerebral Malaria". 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 December 2018 awarded Adam Ali Holm Ghotbi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Role of Rubidium-82 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in the post-Myocardial Infarction Setting: preclinical and clinical studies". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

November 2018

The Academic Council has on 30 November 2018 awarded Martin Steen Frydland a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biomarkers in Cardiogenic Shock". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Andreas Arendtsen Rostved a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Early allograft dysfunction after Liver Transplantation-  A Study on the Post-transplant MELD Score, Fluid Therapy and Hyaluronic Acid". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Lars Gregers Nepper-Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Late reperfusion with percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Lena Wullkopf a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biophysical and biochemical cues of the ECM drive cancer progression". The author was attached to: Department of Biotech Research Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Marta De Luca a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pharmacological targeting of the scaffold protein PICK1 for the treatment of disorders involving glutamatergic dysfunction". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Michael P. Reiman a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diagnosing Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome". The author was attached to: Deapartment of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences (MUSKOS).

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Monika Marianna Kruszyk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "1. Computer-guided organic and medicinal chemistry2. Desulfonylative cross-coupling". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 29 November 2018 awarded Morten Wagner Skov a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Electrocardiographic markers and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 24 November 2018 awarded Lene Løvbjerg Russell a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Bleeding and thrombosis in high-risk ICU patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 22 November 2018 awarded Anders Karlsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The maintenance and improvement of skeletal muscle mass and function in healthy elderly individuals and hospitalized patients.". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 November 2018 awarded Cecilie Maria Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Physiologically relevant physico-chemical characterization tools- a way to predict drug absorption?". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 22 November 2018 awarded Klara Coello a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Hair cortisol, gut microbiota, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in patients with newly diagnosed bipolar disorder, their unaffected first-degree relatives and healthy individuals- a cross-sectional investigation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 22 November 2018 awarded Linea Gøricke Laursen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional and regulatory characterization of CD73 as a novel tumor-promoting factor in CEBPA-mutated acute myeloid leukemia". The author was attached to: Department of Biotech Research Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 22 November 2018 awarded Lotte-Emilie Boyhus a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Peptidomimetics for the study of G protein-coupled Receptors". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 21 November 2018 awarded Dunja Kokotovic Gellert-Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Long-term consequences of incisional hernia repair". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 November 2018 awarded Anna-Karin Numé a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Syncope and its impact on accidents, injuries, and employment- Nationwide epidemiological studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 November 2018 awarded Ida Marie Heeholm Sønderstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prognostic and Predictive Factors in BRCA-associated Breast Cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 November 2018 awarded Line Engelbrechtsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genetic aspects of glycemic deterioration– insights into the pathogenesis and progression of type 2 diabetes throughout life". 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 20 November 2018 awarded Mari Lilith Lund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Enterochromaffin Cell- Serotonin, G protein-coupled receptors and co-expressed peptides". 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 20 November 2018 awarded Thomas Hoffmann Morville a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Glucose homeostasis and physical performance in Danish statin users in primary prevention". 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 17 November 2018 awarded Martin Roest Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Adipocyte Characteristics and Oxidative Stress in the Mentally ill- An Autopsy-Based Study". The author was attached to: Department of Forensic Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Forensic Medicine and Anthropology.

The Academic Council has on 15 November 2018 awarded Ann-Sofie Sonne Holm-Schou a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Skin cancer- Incidence validation and risk estimation related to skin phototype and UVR dose". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 November 2018 awarded Emma Ghaziani a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Early therapeutic management of the affected arm functioning after stroke- Prediction and Intervention". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 November 2018 awarded Neval Ete Wareham a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Incidence and Risk of Solid Cancer and Lymphoproliferative Disease after Transplantation.". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 15 November 2018 awarded Salamah Belal Eljaja a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Optimal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 13 November 2018 awarded Anna Marie Overgaard Kildemoes a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Impacts of |Schistosoma mansoni| infection and alteration of gut microbial composition on host immune responses- A host-parasite-gut microbiota interaction 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 13 November 2018 awarded Anna Sofie Husted a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Endocrine and Autocrine Functions of Metabolite Receptors in Obesity and Diabetes". 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 November 2018 awarded Maiken Mellergaard Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Immune Modulation by Clinical |Staphylococcus aureus|". 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 13 November 2018 awarded Marlene Elmelund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prevalence and conservative treatment of urinary incontinence and other urogynecological conditions in women with spinal cord injury". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 13 November 2018 awarded Niloofar Yavari a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigating uptake of bacterial cell penetrating peptide-peptide nucleic acid (BPP-PNA) in |Escherichia coli|". 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 November 2018 awarded Vibe Cecilie Diederich Ballegaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CYTOMEGALOVIRUS AND MICRO-RNA EXPRESSION IN TREATED 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 10 November 2018 awarded Agnete Skovlund Dissing a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Social Relations, Smartphone Interactions and Well-being in Young Adults". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 10 November 2018 awarded Carsten Robert Hamann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Atopic dermatitis and parental disease-  Epidemiologic studies". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2018 awarded Jeppe Hvidtfeldt Ekberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Nutrient Metabolite Receptors in Endocrine Sensing of Dietary Lipids". 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 8 November 2018 awarded Mette Vixø Vistesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A functional study of AMBRA1 mutations in human cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Biotech Research Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2018 awarded Suraya Binti Mohamad Salleh a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A transcriptomics and systems biology approach to identify candidate genes and biological pathways determining residual feed intake in Danish dairy cattle". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research (HERD).

The Academic Council has on 7 November 2018 awarded Christina Gade a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Drug use and metabolism in obese children and adolescents- Childhood obesity and pharmacotherapeutic dilemmas". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 November 2018 awarded Marta Díaz del Castillo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Underlying mechanisms of malignant and non-malignant 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 3 November 2018 awarded Betina Nørgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Injury risk and prevention among male workers in Denmark- The public health approach to framing two nationwide follow-up studies of hospital-treated injuries and a workplace safety intervention study". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 2 November 2018 awarded Lasse Ingerslev Blaabjerg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The significance of glass-forming ability in amorphous formulation development". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 2 November 2018 awarded Sasmita Kusumastuti a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prognostication in Old Age". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

October 2018

The Academic Council has on 30 October 2018 awarded David Westergaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Temporality in Heterogeneous Healthcare Data". 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 30 October 2018 awarded Eric Ofosu Kissi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Role of β-Relaxation in Amorphous Drug Systems". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 30 October 2018 awarded Imke Tiessen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification and Characterization of Functional Long Non-Coding RNAs in Autophagy". The author was attached to: Deapartment of Biotech Research Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 30 October 2018 awarded Rita Chan Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of PICK1 in insulin granule biogenesis". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 27 October 2018 awarded Anne-Luise Thorsteinsson Carlsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Parathyroid hormone treatment of osteoporosis in Danish patients- Compliance, cost-effectiveness and complications". 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 26 October 2018 awarded Eva Zander Hesselkilde a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "An Equine Model of Atrial Fibrillation-  Underlying Mechanisms, Cardiac Remodelling and Electrocardiographic Studies". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 26 October 2018 awarded Priscila Regina Guerra a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of polyamine biosynthesis and transport systems in the growth and virulence of |Escherichia coli| and |Salmonella| Typhimurium.". 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 24 October 2018 awarded Gertrud Baunbæk Egelund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Community-Acquired Pneumonia- Treatment and Prognosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 24 October 2018 awarded Helene Maria Gylling a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification of RNA involved in chromatin replication". The author was attached to: Department of Biotech Research Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 24 October 2018 awarded Mette Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Intensive Smoking Cessation Interventions in Denmark- based on data from the Danish Smoking Cessation Database". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 24 October 2018 awarded Nadia Nielsen Aalling a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization of 7 non-neuronal cell populations from the adult mouse brain using RNA sequencing-  A role for fatty acid oxidation in cerebral metabolism". The author was attached to: Center for Translational Neuromedicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2018 awarded Signe Grinberga a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Design, Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Ligands for the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors containing α7 and α4 Subunits". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2018 awarded Louise Lang Lehrskov-Schmidt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Interleukin-6 regulation of gastric emptying". 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 18 October 2018 awarded Louise Lang Lehrskov a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Interleukin-6 regulation of gastric emptying". 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 18 October 2018 awarded Randi Bonke Mikkelsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project
 "Characterization of Metabolite Receptors GPR35 and GPR84 in Immune Cells". 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 17 October 2018 awarded Signe Skovgaard Wiese a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project
 "Cardiac dysfunction in cirrhosis- relation to disease severity and prognosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 17 October 2018 awarded Lola Torz Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigating the physiological importance of the ghrelin receptor’s constitutive activity- The GHSR-A203E mouse model characterization". 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 October 2018 awarded Jon Bjarke Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Illicit use of anabolic androgenic steroids among young men- a risk factor for testicular dysfunction, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 October 2018 awarded Andreas Ronit a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Chronic airflow limitation in people living with HIV". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 10 October 2018 awarded Anne Charlotte Teilmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The catheterized mouse: is it a valid biomedical research tool?- A study on the impact of long-term arterial catheterization on stress hormone dynamics, behavior, physiology and pathology in NMRI mice". The author was attached to: Department of Experimental Medicineand to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2018 awarded Ulrik Hvid Mistarz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Gas-phase H/D exchange mass spectrometry for studying the structure and interactions of proteins". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2018 awarded Katrine Elisabeth Karmisholt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Laser Treatment in Early Wound Healing and the Clinical Effect on Scar Formation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2018 awarded Eva Hebbelstrup Rye Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Non-histaminergic Angioedema Patients- Identification, Characterization And Treatment (NAPICAT)". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2018 awarded Lene Munch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Risk stratification of a population with type 2 diabetes and shared care management of patients with intermediate risk across the primary and secondary health care sectors". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2018 awarded Sofie Ellebæk Pollmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mechanisms of resistance to HER-family and MET-targeted monoclonal antibody therapy in cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 6 October 2018 awarded Nanda Gowtham Aduri a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structural and Mechanistic Investigations of Major Facilitator Superfamily Transporters". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 6 October 2018 awarded Camilla Kirketerp Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dyrlæge på spil…- Uddannelsesetnografiske studier i professionsorienteret spilbaseret læring på den danske dyrlægeuddannelse". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 October 2018 awarded Maja Zandersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Borderline Personality Disorder and the Boundaries of the Schizophrenia Spectrum- Conceptual trajectories, core psychopathology, and differential diagnostic disarray". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 6 October 2018 awarded Caroline Sindet-Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Oral anticoagulation therapy for venous thromboembolism". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 6 October 2018 awarded Alexander Hogrebe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Optimization of Quantification Approaches for MS-based, Large-scale Phosphoproteomics and their Application in Cell Signaling Studies". 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 October 2018 awarded Filip Christian Castberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Experimental and clinical studies of the interaction between iron supplementation and malaria". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 3 October 2018 awarded Aiste Aleliunaite a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cellular responses to site-specific replication blocks in mammalian cells". 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 2 October 2018 awarded Lærke Priskorn a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Semen quality in young Danish men- prenatal factors and adult lifestyle". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.
 
The Academic Council has on 2 October 2018 awarded Ditte Marie Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Systemic oxidative stress and vascular dysfunction by gastrointestinal exposure to particles". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 2 October 2018 awarded Stine Hangaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Compositional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of cartilage and menisci in knee osteoarthritis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 2 October 2018 awarded Anna Eleonora Linscheid a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "High-resolution proteomics investigation of the protein expression landscape of the heart". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 2 October 2018 awarded Mikkel Bek Clausen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND REHABILITATION OF PATIENTS WITH SUBACROMIAL IMPINGEMENT SYNDROME". 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 2 October 2018 awarded Paula Ingrid Maria Isabelle Lodding a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Dynamics of Cytomegalovirus Replication and Disease in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recipients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

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