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.

November 2019

 The Academic Council has on 26 November 2019 awarded Giedre Bieliauskiene a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Skin phototype assessment- certainties and uncertainties". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Airways, Anesthesiology and Skin.


The Academic Council has on 26 November 2019 awarded Therese Grønhøj Krarup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cataract surgery- the consequences of refractive changes in special regard to anisometropia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 26 November 2019 awarded Malin Sofia Désirée Nilsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Anti-hyperglycaemic drugs and the Heart- focus on prescription patterns of sulphonylureas and effects of GLP-1 and its metabolite on cardiac vasculature". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 23 November 2019 awarded Lene Holm Harritshøj a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Hepatitis E virus (HEV)- prevalence in blood donors and immunocompromised patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 23 November 2019 awarded Tianwei Xu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Workplace bullying, workplace violence and cardiometabolic diseases". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 23 November 2019 awarded Jose Alejandro Romero Herrera a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Data stratification and association discovery with Self-Organising Maps and Rule Mining techniques". 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 23 November 2019 awarded Julie Winkel Missel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Aquaporins in Health and Disease

- new insight into the structure and function of human aquaporins". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 21 November 2019 awarded Anne-Sofie Østergaard Gadsbøll a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epidermal T cells

- studies on distribution and activation". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 20 November 2019 awarded Cosima Hirschberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of factors affecting powder behaviour in secondary manufacturing processes". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 20 November 2019 awarded Marie Bayer Elming a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Non-ischemic systolic heart failure and effect of implantable cardioverter defibrillator". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 November 2019 awarded Christine Falk Klein a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Infective Endocarditis - extra-cardiac complications and metabolic changes - based on nationwide registry data and clinical studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 November 2019 awarded Kåre Kryger Vøls a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In vivo characterisation of critical determinants of bleeding in the development of haemophilic arthropathy in haemophilic rodent models". 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 19 November 2019 awarded Tanja Schlaikjær Hartwig a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy by Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) in a Danish public setting

". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Life Cycle in Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 19 November 2019 awarded Christian Winther Eskelund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "TP53 mutations in Mantle Cell Lymphoma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 16 November 2019 awarded Gitte Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Clinical validation of novel tissue biomarkers in prostate cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 November 2019 awarded Grith Stougaard Højfeldt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Fate of nutrient-derived amino acids- influence of habituated levels of daily dietary intake on protein utilisation". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 14 November 2019 awarded René Lindholm Cordtz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Impact of treatment with biologics on the incidence, time trends and outcomes of joint replacement surgery in patients with rheumatoid arthritis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 14 November 2019 awarded Clara Helene Glazer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Somatic health outcomes in infertile men- diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and mortality". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 14 November 2019 awarded Liying Zhang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Production and purification of integral membrane channels for structure-function studies". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 14 November 2019 awarded Karen Lindhardt Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic myopathies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

 

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Anne Dyhl-Polk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cardiotoxicity from 5-fluorouracil and capecitabine in patients with cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Luca Soattin a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Involvement of adenosine A1-Receptor and SK3 channels in atrial fibrillation". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Emilie Balk-Møller a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "GLP-1 in pulmonary disease". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Christina Bach Lund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Sex differences in work-related upper limb disorders". 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 2019 awarded Julie Høgsgaard Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "QUESTIONING CARE

- anthropological perspectives on the care provided to young adults with psychosocial problems and common mental disorders". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Medicine, Culture and Society.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Beyene Wondafrash Ademe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Khat (Catha edulis) production and consumption- association with household food security, dietary diversity and chemical and microbial exposure in Ethiopia". 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 8 November 2019 awarded Tejs Jansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Coated Activated Charcoal Hemoperfusion in severely poisoned piglets". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Kaushik Sengupta a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Inequalities in caries in adolescents- trends and disease risk prediction". 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 2019 awarded Swantje Christin Häger a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification of new plasma membrane repair responses". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.


The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Emily Cathrine Wenande a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Laser-assisted delivery of topical chemotherapeutics

- preclinical investigations". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Mathias Kvist Mejdahl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Synchronous bilateral breast cancer- nationwide cohort studies on prognosis, histopathology, and risk of other cancers". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Charlotte Harmsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Studies of Naturally Acquired and Vaccine-Induced Antibodies to PfEMP1 CIDRa1 Domains". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 8 November 2019 awarded Sulaiman Mohammed I. Alotaibi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biocide susceptibility of vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) in Danish hospitals and the prevalence of VRE in Danish meat products". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Science and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Bacteriology and Infection.


October 2019

The Academic Council has on 26 October 2019 awarded Mark Hvistendahl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Treatment with glepaglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-2 analog, in patients with short bowel syndrome- findings from a phase 2 trial". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2019 awarded Kathrine Stenberg Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Tissue-specific metabolic alterations associated with obesity in cats". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2019 awarded Lars Grønlykke a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Assessment of Right Ventricular Function by Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Surgical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 24 October 2019 awarded Kathrine Stenberg Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Tissue-specific metabolic alterations associated with obesity in cats". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 23 October 2019 awarded Anna Borup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of Apolipoprotein M and Sphingosine-1-phosphate in energy metabolism and diabetes

". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 23 October 2019 awarded Adam Alexander Vøhtz Pena a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Subclinical left ventricular dysfunction and coronary flow reserve in women with angina and no coronary artery stenosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 October 2019 awarded Sofie Kjellerup Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Anaplerosis in Brain- implications for astrocytic and neuronal energy metabolism and glutamate homeostasis". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 23 October 2019 awarded Iris Müller a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of Chromatin-Associated Proteins Required for Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Acute Myeloid Leukemia using Focused CRISPR/Cas9 Screening

". The author was attached to: Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 23 October 2019 awarded Christopher G. Clemmesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Perioperative pathophysiology of postoperative delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 October 2019 awarded Rasmus Rørth a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Workforce attachment- a new quality metric in patients with heart failure". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Charlotte Skriver a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Associations of low-dose aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use with prostate cancer risk and mortality". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Jane Fjermestad-Noll a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Narcissism and Depression- personality pathology, psychological factors and pattern of depressive symptoms in patients with narcissistic disturbances". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Christian Brieghel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prognostication in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia- operationalization of complex genetics and evaluation of treatment need". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Jakob Pallesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development of Novel Keap1−Nrf2 Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitors by Fragment-Based Drug Discovery". 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 2019 awarded Nikolaj Albeck Nerup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Quantitative Perfusion Assessment with Indocyanine Green in Gastrointestinal Surgery". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Surgical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Laila Øksnebjerg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Assistive technology to support self-management of people with dementia- the ReACT project". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Hiba Al-Imam a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Accuracy of models and feasibility of optical coherence tomography for assessing fit of dental reconstructions". The author was attached to: Department of Odontology and to the Graduate Programme: Oral Sciences, Forensic Medicine and Bioanthropology.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Theis Aagaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prediction of and outcomes after febrile neutropenia in patients with cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 18 October 2019 awarded Isabella Friis Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prediction of faulty diagnoses in disease trajectories of time-ordered comorbidities- identifying under-, over- and mis-diagnosed diseases". 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 15 October 2019 awarded Simon Topp Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "MEK1/2 and vascular miRNA-associated phenotypical modulation of cerebral arteries and implications for vascular function and subarachnoid haemorrhage". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 October 2019 awarded Joana Louro Larupa dos Santos a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Transcriptional changes in Atrial Fibrillation-  from humans to large animal models". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 October 2019 awarded Nete Tofte a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Novel metabolomic- and proteomic-based biomarkers in diabetic kidney disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

 

The Academic Council has on 12 October 2019 awarded Riccardo Vanzo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional interplay between DNA damage response and autophagy machineries under cellular stress conditions and during tumorigenesis

". 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 12 October 2019 awarded Edda Blümel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Staphylococcal alpha-toxin selects for malignant cells in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma". The author was attached to: Institut for Immunologi og Mikrobiologi and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 12 October 2019 awarded Sara Ram Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization of immunoregulatory mechanisms in the tumor microenvironment". 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 October 2019 awarded Sigurd Wiingaard Uldall a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional and Structural Neuroimaging in Trauma-Affected Refugees with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2019 awarded Jinyi Zhang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The voltage-gated potassium channel Kv7.1 (KCNQ1) and insulin regulation and glucose homeostasis

- clinical investigations and physiological experimentation using a novel CRISPR-Cas9-edited mouse model". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2019 awarded Ali Al-Zuhairy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy- studies of long-term outcome and facilitated subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapy.". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 October 2019 awarded Ersoy Cholak a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structural and Biophysical Investigation of -synuclein:lipid Co-structures". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 5 October 2019 awarded Andreas Rosén Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Anomalies of imagination in the schizophrenia-spectrum:- psychopathological concepts, assessment and empirical findings". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

 


The Academic Council has on 5 October 2019 awarded Maria Nicoline Baandrup Kristiansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Global identification of biomarkers in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis development". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 2 October 2019 awarded Hannah Louise Zakariassen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mechanisms underlying the regulation of energy balance with amylin and calcitonin receptor agonism in mice". 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 2 October 2019 awarded Regitse Højgaard Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exercise and interleukin-6 regulation of visceral, epicardial and pericardial adipose tissues". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.


The Academic Council has on 2 October 2019 awarded Tilde Dombernowsky a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Trial allocation and recruitment performance in industry-sponsored clinical trials". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 2 October 2019 awarded Jonas Folke a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Alterations of the immune system in Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson’s disease- prognostic and therapeutic potentials". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 2 October 2019 awarded Saiqa Yasmeen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modulation of cyclic nucleotide signaling- role in cerebral small vessel disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience

September 2019

The Academic Council has on 28 September 2019 awarded Morten Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "In vitro expansion of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes from sarcoma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.


The Academic Council has on 28 September 2019 awarded Ninja Meinhard Ottesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biomarkers in affective disorders- a high risk study of clinical characteristics, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, oxidative stress, S100B and brain-derived neurotrophic factor

". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 28 September 2019 awarded Alexandra Gheorghe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Postmortem cardiac CT-assessment

- aligning forensic and clinical diagnostics". The author was attached to: Department of Forensic Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Oral Sciences, Forensic Medicine and Bioanthropology.

The Academic Council has on 27 September 2019 awarded Julijana Sommer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effect of treatment with Methylphenidate on early information processing-  a longitudinal project on initially psychostimulant-naive adult ADHD patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 27 September 2019 awarded Troels Højsgaard Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Conduction abnormalities after transcatheter aortic valve replacement-  dynamics, risk factors and clinical implications". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 27 September 2019 awarded Inger Hee Mabuza Mathiesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Aspects of Cystic Fibrosis Bone Disease". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 27 September 2019 awarded Dorota Kuczek a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The immunomodulatory effects of the extracellular matrix". The author was attached to: Biotech Research & Innovation Centre and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 27 September 2019 awarded Agneta Henriette Snoer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cluster headache-what lies beyond the pain phase?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 12 July 2019 awarded Emma Rie Olander a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Pharmacology and Kinetic Properties of GABAA Receptors". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 21 September 2019 awarded Sunna Þorsteinsdóttir a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Phenotyping Atopic Dermatitis- determinants for onset and persistence". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 21 September 2019 awarded Maiken Bang Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Symptoms and problems reported by cancer patients 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 19 September 2019 awarded Simon Husby a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Stem cell defects in patients with lymphoma". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 19 September 2019 awarded Adam Høgsbro Laursen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Multimodality imaging for detection of doxorubicin cardiotoxicity". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research


The Academic Council has on 19 September 2019 awarded Adam Laursen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Multimodality imaging for detection of doxorubicin cardiotoxicity". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 19 September 2019 awarded Merle Friederike Fenner a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "An Equine Model for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation- tanslational thoughts on novel atrial selective targets and cardiac remodelling in atrial fibrillation". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 18 September 2019 awarded Maitane Caballero Puntiverio a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Studies of attentional performance and impulsivity: in vivo pharmacological studies in mice and human studies in healthy volunteers". 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 18 September 2019 awarded Zenat Zebin Hossain a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of household transmission pathways for Vibrio cholerae and Escherichia coli in Bangladesh". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 18 September 2019 awarded Jannatul Ferdous a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Assessment of microbiological quality of drinking water in an urban low-income settlement of Bangladesh- investigation for Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 18 September 2019 awarded Rikke Steen Krawcyk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effect of early initiated high-intensity, aerobic exercise in patients with lacunar stroke". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 14 September 2019 awarded Markus Staudt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Part I. Design and Synthesis of Novel Ligands for Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors Part II. Synthesis of Polysubstituted Phenols by Late Stage Construction of the Aromatic Ring

". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 14 September 2019 awarded Birgitte Bøcher Bennich a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The influence of family function on self-management behaviors and quality-of-life in adult patients with type 2 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 13 September 2019 awarded Lykke Boysen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Formation and vascular deposition of immune complexes in mice administered with species-foreign proteins". 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 12 September 2019 awarded Clàudia Guasch Boldú a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional study of tubulin post-translational modifications in cell division". 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 12 September 2019 awarded Cristina Boschini a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Excess risk estimation in matched cohort studies". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 11 September 2019 awarded Hannah Elena Suhrs a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Coronary microvascular dysfunction- exploring treatment strategies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2019 awarded Kathrine Lederballe Grøn a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Infection risk and treatment effectiveness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis initiating therapy with biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs- epidemiological studies based on data from DANBIO and national registries". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 7 September 2019 awarded Kazi Ishtiak Ahmed a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Social relations at work and risk of dementia in old age- an epidemiological investigation of the association". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 6 September 2019 awarded Heidi Jeannet Graff a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Long-term consequences of mild traumatic brain injury- labour market attachment, marital stability, academic achievement and socio-economic status". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 5 September 2019 awarded Anna Sina Pettersson Meyer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Low-dose Prostacyclin effects on Hemostasis in patients suffering from Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 September 2019 awarded Anders Rosengren a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "From the common to the rare variants". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 3 September 2019 awarded Mike Zangenberg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Severe acute malnutrition in Ethiopia-  the appetite test, blood stream infections, prolonged and persistent diarrhoea". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

August 2019

The Academic Council has on 31 August 2019 awarded Christa Funch Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cardiac conduction disturbances in metabolic disorders- changes in the intercalated disk structure as a modulator of conduction velocity". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 31 August 2019 awarded Dorte Schou Nørøxe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genomic profiling and precision medicine in patients with glioblastoma- translational oncology". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 31 August 2019 awarded Nikoline Borgermann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ubiquitin- and SUMO-mediated mechanisms in responses to genotoxic 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 30 August 2019 awarded Pernille Gymoese a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Bacterial epidemiology and phenotypic traits in the whole genome sequencing era". 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 30 August 2019 awarded Vincent Galea a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Patient-reported Outcome Measures in Total Joint Arthroplasty

- methods of analysis and interpretation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 27 August 2019 awarded Henriette Schmock a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "22q11.2 deletion syndrome- psychiatric, functional and genetic aspects". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 27 August 2019 awarded Freja Gam Østergaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Changes in Visual Processing as Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease- role of PD susceptibility genes LRRK2 and α-synuclein". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

 


The Academic Council has on 23 August 2019 awarded Sisse Andersen Nørgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Refining mouse models of diabetic nephropathy". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.


The Academic Council has on 22 August 2019 awarded Rikke Beyer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Achilles tendinopathy- the effect of loading on clinical outcome and intratendinous sliding at the fascicle level". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 21 August 2019 awarded Charlotte Glinge a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Inherited and Environmental Factors Associated with Sudden Cardiac Death". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 21 August 2019 awarded Christoffer Göransson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Role of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Assessment of Right Heart Adaptation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 20 August 2019 awarded Silvia De Pietri a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Gastrointestinal toxicity and inflammation during treatment of childhood malignancies- the impact of nutrition and the intestinal microbiota". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.


The Academic Council has on 13 August 2019 awarded Alexander Sebastian Hauser a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Computational receptor biology- data science approaches to physiological ligand discovery, G protein selectivity and pharmacogenomics". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 13 August 2019 awarded Tine Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Being perfect and denying it- perfectionistic traits and error monitoring in adolescents with anorexia nervosa". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


July 2019

The Academic Council has on 20 July 2019 awarded Michael Worch Boesgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The quest for novel subtype selectivity- pharmacological studies of G protein inhibitors based on the natural product YM-254890". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 18 July 2019 awarded Andreas Slot Vilmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Computerized assessment and quality assurance in simulated and clinical colonoscopy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Surgical Sciences.


The Academic Council has on 16 July 2019 awarded Lorenza Garribba a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Analysis of the folate deficiency-induced genome instability in human cells". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.


The Academic Council has on 16 July 2019 awarded Marie Warny a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lymphopenia in the general population and telomere length in acute myeloid leukaemia and high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome: morbidity and mortality". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 16 July 2019 awarded Bengt Herbert Gless a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Peptides for the Investigation of Infectious Disease Mechanisms". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 16 July 2019 awarded Charlotte Goldeman Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Barrier tightness, expression profiling and drug transport pathways of cultured primary and stem cell-derived blood-brain barrier models". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 16 July 2019 awarded Thiago Silva Lima a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification and Validation of a Predictive Biomarker Profile for Taxane Resistance in Prostate Cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 16 July 2019 awarded Werner Herbert Hettwer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Prevention of prolonged wound discharge associated with tumor resection and endoprosthetic reconstruction involving the proximal femur- a clinical evaluation of a novel skin closure strategy in a high-risk patient population". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 12 July 2019 awarded Mehreen Anjum a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The fate of exogenous Escherichia coli and transfer dynamics of their IncI1 ESBL plasmids in complex bacterial communities in vitro and in vivo". 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 12 July 2019 awarded Anuska la Rosa Egeskov-Madsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Oscillatory Expression of Hes1 and Dll1 controls Growth and Differentiation of the Fetal Pancreas". The author was attached to: The Danish Stem Cell Center and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 12 July 2019 awarded Camilla Steen Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Fluid-based biomarkers to assess the effect of physical exercise in Alzheimer's disease- the ADEX trial". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 12 July 2019 awarded Astrid Skovmand a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pulmonary exposure to nanomaterials and effects on the male reproductive system- a study of sperm quality". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 12 July 2019 awarded Emma Rie Olander a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular Pharmacology and Kinetic Properties of GABAA Receptors". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 10 July 2019 awarded Erling Oma a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Primary ventral hernia in women of childbearing age". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Surgical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 10 July 2019 awarded Anders Husby a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Nationwide cohort studies on reproductive history and cancer incidence". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 10 July 2019 awarded Sofie Ingdam Halkjær a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modulation of the gut microbiota: Results from two clinical intervention studies". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Cecilie Jæger Leidesdorff Bechshøft a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of ageing in the interplay between satellite cells and interstitial cells in skeletal muscle at rest and in response to exercise". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Peter Theut Riis a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epidemiology and genetics of hidradenitis suppurativa". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Elin Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Studies of biofilm formation in equine experimental body and limb wounds healing by second intention and establishment of an equine biofilm-infected wound model". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Herd and Population-oriented Research (HERD).

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Pascal Nordgren Timshel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Computational Genomics- uncovering disease biology through human genetics and single-cell transcriptomics". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

 

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Sara Hestehave Kristensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Characterization of behavioral phenotypes, pharmacological sensitivity and receptor composition in various rat strains used as models for pain, anxiety and depression". The author was attached to: Department of Experimental Medicin and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Maria Søndergaard Thøfner a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A spontaneous model of central neuropathic pain-  syringomyelia in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 8 July 2019 awarded Lars Roed Ingerslev a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Bioinformatic analysis of the interplay between metabolic health and transgenerational epigenetics". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 6 July 2019 awarded Nina Braun a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Using genetically encoded crosslinkers and electrophysiological approaches to probe ASIC pharmacology and function". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 6 July 2019 awarded Henrik Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease- telerehabilitation as an alternative delivery model and its impact on clinical effect outcomes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Airways, Anesthesiology and Skin.

The Academic Council has on 6 July 2019 awarded Jaya Mishra a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Preparation and Characterization of Co-amorphous Formulations". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 6 July 2019 awarded Maria Elisabeth Nilsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Explorations of the diagnostic interface between schizotypal disorder and Asperger syndrome/autism spectrum disorder- a phenomenologically informed clinical approach". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 5 July 2019 awarded Filip de Souza Polli a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Alterations in ionotropic glutamate signaling within the laterodorsal tegmental nucleus and behavior in NMRI mice associated with prenatal nicotine exposure". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

 


The Academic Council has on 5 July 2019 awarded Michael Haurum Marcussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Impact of Interprofessional Clinical Training in Mental Health Services". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 5 July 2019 awarded Astrid Karnøe Knudsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "An Investigation of Diet and Lifestyle Factors in Multiple Sclerosis and Their Relations to Symptom Severity". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 5 July 2019 awarded Anne-Sophie Sillesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Copenhagen Baby Heart Study: The prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve and associated aortopathy- study design and echocardiographic methods". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 5 July 2019 awarded Christian Jakob Carlsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Microbial and Host Factors in Episodes of Asthma-like Symptoms in Early Childhood". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Airways, Anesthesiology and Skin.


The Academic Council has on 2 July 2019 awarded Maria Helena Guerra Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Health effects of exposure to combustion-derived particulate matter- from real-life exposures in firefighting and in diesel trains". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 2 July 2019 awarded Signe Lund Skammeritz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cultural psychiatry: Exploring the assessment and diagnoses of migrants in Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.


The Academic Council has on 2 July 2019 awarded Mette Louise Gyhrs a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Preventive effect of two probiotic strains on diarrhoea and airway tract infections in a Danish cohort of young children- a randomised clinical study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

June 2019

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2019 awarded Christina Norrbom a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Abdominal operations and adhesive bowel obstruction-  a national cohort study of Danish women (1984-2013)". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 29 June 2019 awarded Armen Ovsepian a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Phenotypic heterogeneity in antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni". 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 29 June 2019 awarded Anna García-Alix Haugen Grynnerup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The clinical use of anti-Müllerian hormone in female reproduction". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Life Cycle in Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2019 awarded Brian Skriver Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "A biophysical characterization of the astrocytic hemichannels and pannexin 1". The author was attached to: Department of Neuroscience and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 29 June 2019 awarded Anne Kirstine Havnsøe Krogh a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of phenotypically different gram positive bacteria on experimental and clinical markers of the hemostatic and inflammatory systems in dogs, pigs and dromedary camels- an in vitro study of Staphylococcus aureus in canine blood, an in vivo study of Staphylococcus epidermidis in a preterm pig model and an in vivo study of dromedary camels with Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 26 June 2019 awarded Steen Riisgaard de Blanck a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Radiotherapy of moving thoracic tumours-  use of fiducial markers and breath hold technique in image-guided radiotherapy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 25 June 2019 awarded Emil Marek Heymans Pallesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Probing Functions of Glycosyltransferases using a Human Organotypic Skin 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 25 June 2019 awarded Kasper Grandahl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Solar ultraviolet radiation exposure, sun protection behavior and skin photo damage in Danish workers". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 25 June 2019 awarded Christina Witt Bæksted a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Patient involvement and integration of new methods in health care- development of a PRO-tool for registration of side effects of cancer therapy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 25 June 2019 awarded Raphael Niklaus Sieber a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Evolutionary dynamics and human epidemiology of LA-MRSA". 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 25 June 2019 awarded Ane Nørgaard Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Use of psychotropic drugs in patients with dementia- a nationwide pharmacoepidemiologic study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.


The Academic Council has on 24 June 2019 awarded Tengpeng Hu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Kv1.3 Potassium Channel in Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2019 awarded Moritz Sander a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "MicroRNAs regulating growth and tumorigenesis in Drosophila". 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 20 June 2019 awarded Lukas Frans Ocias a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Tick-transmitted rickettsioses in the Nordic countries– a cause for concern?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2019 awarded Mie Anemone Nordmaj a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development of Targeted Cancer Therapies using a Recombinant Malaria Protein". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 June 2019 awarded Simona Denise Frederiksen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The trigeminovascular system and biomarkers in migraine and cluster headache". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical.

The Academic Council has on 15 June 2019 awarded Christian Bernsen Borg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Peptide modulation of acid-sensing ion channels". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 15 June 2019 awarded Diana Mortensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Clinical use of Alternating Current Impedance Spectroscopy (ACIS) in caries detection". The author was attached to: Department of Odontology and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 14 June 2019 awarded Liis Starkopf a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Statistical methods for causal inference and mediation analysis". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Rune Sort a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Optimising the patient course in ankle fracture surgery-  the impact of peripheral nerve blocks". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Zilu Ye a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mass spectrometry-based glycomics and glycoproteomics". 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 June 2019 awarded Katrine Toubro Gad a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Psychosocial challenges when patients participate in phase 1 cancer clinical trials". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Hanne Lie Kjærstad a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Neurocognitive endophenotypes for bipolar disorder- a cross-sectional study of newly diagnosed patients and their unaffected relatives". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Tone Bruvik Heinskou a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Trigeminal neuralgia - towards personalised medicine?". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Amirsalar Agertoft Samkani a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cut down on carbohydrate in the dietary therapy of type 2 diabetes- mechanisms of effective therapy of diabetes by selective choice of macronutrients". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Katrine Seide Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The tumor-suppressive effect of exercise- implications of glutamine availability and role of statin treatment". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Thea Helene Degett a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Short-term outcome after acute colorectal cancer surgery- risk factors and prediction". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Surgical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Christoffer Blegvad a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Clinical characteristics and comorbidity in early-onset psoriasis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Marie Louise Johansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes- the effect of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism and the metabolic role of natriuretic peptides". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Sarah Jo Neal Webb a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Refinements to captive chimpanzee behavioral management- examining captive environments, voluntary participation, and increased environmental choice". The author was attached to: Department of Experimental Medicin and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 12 June 2019 awarded Peter Vadim Polzik a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biomarkers Reflecting Endotheliopathy and Prognosis In Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infections". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 5 June 2019 awarded Christina Alette Banzhaf a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exploring imaging in the field of laser-assisted drug delivery-  bench & bedside investigations.". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 5 June 2019 awarded Pernille Rudebeck Mogensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Metabolic changes in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 June 2019 awarded Stefan Hajny a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Implications of the apolipoprotein M/Sphingosine-1-Phosphate complex in type 2 diabetes and lipid metabolism". The author was attached to: Depatrment of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 June 2019 awarded Lena Ingrid Marie Karlsson a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Improving Deployment, Accessibility and Usage of Publicly Available Automated External Defibrillators". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 June 2019 awarded Carlos Moreno Yruela a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigation of Histone Deacetylase Enzymes using Peptide-Based Chemical Tools". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 3 June 2019 awarded Christian Johann Lerche a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Innate Host Response in Experimental Staphylococcus aureus Aortic Valve Endocarditis". 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 June 2019 awarded Kira Philipsen prahm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "MicroRNAs as Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 June 2019 awarded Mathias Hvidtfelt Hansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Macular choroidal thickness, axial length and myopia- a longitudinal study of a Danish birth cohort from age 11 to 16 years". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Medical and Molecular Imaging.

The Academic Council has on 3 June 2019 awarded Ida Gillberg Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children and Adolescents with Overweight or Obesity- prevalence and impact of weight-loss intervention". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2019 awarded Natasha  Chidekel Bergmann a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Separate and combined effects of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide and glucagon-like peptide 1 in overweight/obese men with and without type 2 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2019 awarded Jonas Sigurd Mortensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Elucidating key aspects of the dynamic translocation mechanism for Neurotransmitter:Sodium Symporters". The author was attached to: Department of Neurosciences and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 1 June 2019 awarded Julie Bjerre Tarp a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cyanotic congenital heart disease and atherosclerosis". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

May 2019

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Anna-Kathrine Pedersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mass spectrometry-based proteomics deciphers the roles of ALK and TrkA and ubiquitin ligases Cbl and Cbl-b in neuroblastoma cell signaling and differentiation". 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 30 May 2019 awarded Lærke Smidt Gasbjerg a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide  -  the main incretin hormone in man- glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide receptor antagonist studies". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Kirsten Kiær Ahring a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Casein Glycomacropeptide as nutritional supplement for patients with Phenylketonuria". The author was attached to: Department of  Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Wei Wu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "RTEL1 Resolves Conflicts Between DNA Replication And Transcription". 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 May 2019 awarded Bitten Schönewolf-Greulich a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Rett-like childhood syndromes- identification of disease-causing genes and mechanisms, a clinical and molecular study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Pi Camilla Poulsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Proteomics Investigation of the Heart - from Tissue to Cells". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Letizia Satriano a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Molecular determinants of metabolic rearrangements in aggressive hepatobiliary cancer". The author was attached to: Biotech Research Innovation Centre (BRIC) and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Andreas Stribolt Rigas a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Iron deficiency - causes and consequences". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 30 May 2019 awarded Stefan Michael Sattler a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Acute myocardial infarction and ventricular fibrillation in a porcine model". The author was attached to: Department of Forensic.

The Academic Council has on 29 May 2019 awarded Julie Hagstrøm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Emotion Regulation in Children with Tourette Syndrome". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 29 May 2019 awarded Kirstine Sloth Tølbøl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Novel diet-induced rodent models of fibrotic non-alcoholic steatohepatitis". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 29 May 2019 awarded Linnea Rishøj Thorlacius a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Outcome measurements in hidradenitis suppurativa". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 29 May 2019 awarded Carmen Sadaka a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Antifolate Antimicrobials: Identifying Novel Agents and Facilitating Appropriate Use of the Current Veterinary Agents". 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 29 May 2019 awarded Michaela Høj a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Implementing, adjusting and practicing the educational model RENEW-DK in two Danish public sector services- a critical investigation of facilitation of practice change in support of young people with mental health difficulties in a mental health center and an employment center". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 29 May 2019 awarded Iselin Meluken a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Behavioural and neural measures of affective cognition in monozygotic twins at familial risk of affective disorders- association with risk and resilience". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 22 May 2019 awarded Line Svennesen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus agalactiae mastitis- taking into account infection dynamics and teat skin as a reservoir". 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 22 May 2019 awarded Tine Stougaard Dall Harpøth a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Positive Affect in Borderline Personality Disorder- using diary methods in daily life and single-case intervention research". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Katrine Maigaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regulation and Reward: The Effect of Motivation on Response Inhibition in Children with Tourette syndrome". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Donglei Leng a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Particle engineering of inhalable dry powder formulations for respiratory combination therapy". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Kaisong Huang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Interplay between the host-generalist serovar S. Typhimurium, the bovine host-adapted serovar S. Dublin and the avian host-specific serovar S. Gallinarum and chicken and cattle macrophages". 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 21 May 2019 awarded Tobias Stenbjerg Lyngeraa a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Application of a novel catheter for lower limb nerve block". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Jakob Lykke a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lymph node yield in colon and rectal cancer- diagnosis and survival issues".

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Long Van Pham a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Susceptibility and resistance of hepatitis C virus to direct-acting antivirals and microRNA-122 antagomir in infectious cell culture models". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Jakob Hessel Andersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "α-2-receptor agonists as adjuvants for peripheral nerve blocks". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Airways, Anesthesiology and Skin.

The Academic Council has on 21 May 2019 awarded Lærke Smedegaard Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epidemiological studies of acute myocardial infarction- focus on clinical presentation, return to work, and nursing home admission.". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Benjamin Vikjær Sandholt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Advanced Imaging of Carotid Atherosclerosis- PET/MRI and 3D Ultrasound". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Marie Bruun a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Data-driven differential diagnosis and prediction of progression in dementia". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Karen Nørgaard Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Adipose NAMPT in regulation of obesity and the circadian clock". The author was attached to: NNF Center fro Basic Metabolic Research and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Azra Karahasanovic Nordklint a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Type 2 diabetes and bone quality assessment - the effect of metforminA sub-study to the Copenhagen Insulin and Metformin Therapy (CIMT) trial". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Alexander Siegfried Busch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Factors affecting timing and progression of male puberty". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Elina Tampio L'Estrade a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Development and Evaluation of Potential 5-HT7 Receptor PET Tracer Candidates". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Laura Kofoed Kjær a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biomarkers of DNA and RNA oxidation in type 2 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 15 May 2019 awarded Martin Nørgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Optimizing Preprocessing Pipelines in PET/MR Neuroimaging". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 11 May 2019 awarded Katrine Pilely Olsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cholesterol crystals and complement activation-  contribution to the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 11 May 2019 awarded Triantafyllos Zacharias a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of a novel selenosugar on cardiovascular cells and tissues". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 May 2019 awarded Kalai Mangai Muthukumarasamy a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Regulatory mechanism of SK channel in atrial electrophysiology". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 May 2019 awarded Bjarke Borregaard Medici a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Hypothyroidism, Metabolism and Quality of Life". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 11 May 2019 awarded Tuo Li a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification of Antihyperglycemic Natural Products by High-resolution Inhibition Profiling combined with HPLC-PDA-HRMS-SPE-NMR". 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 2019 awarded Karin Dahlgaard Hove a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of treatment with a proton pump inhibitor or fermented milk on glucose metabolism and markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 May 2019 awarded Shaozhi Zuo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Ecological and molecular links between Contracaecum osculatum (Nematoda, Anisakidae) in Baltic cod (Gadus morhua) and grey seal (Halichoerus grypus)". 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 8 May 2019 awarded Charlotte Bayer Christiansen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The colon as an endocrine organ". 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 May 2019 awarded Frederik Taylor Pitter a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epidemiology, morbidity and mortality in Adult Spinal Deformity surgery - a nationwide study". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 8 May 2019 awarded Line Alsøe Barington a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "G protein-coupled receptor 183 (EBI2) in B1 cells and associated malignancies". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 8 May 2019 awarded Sophie Møller a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Gap junction-mediated signaling in the juxtaglomerular apparatus". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 8 May 2019 awarded Alejandro Aguayo Orozco a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Translational medicine systems biology- chemical risk assessment from the molecular to the individual level". 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 7 May 2019 awarded Mette Thrane Foged a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Epilepsy surgery-  outcomes of the Danish evaluation program and development of new EEG-based methods". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 7 May 2019 awarded Lasse Gøbel Lorentzen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Modification of Extracellular Matrix Proteins by Peroxynitrous Acid- identification, quantification and functional characterization". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 May 2019 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: Department of and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 4 May 2019 awarded Rafel Simó Vicens a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Pharmacological inhibition of SK channels- an atria-specific antiarrhythmic strategy". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 May 2019 awarded Bo Laksáfoss Holbek a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The role of chest drains in fast-track video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 4 May 2019 awarded Chengyu Wu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Lipid and polymer microparticles for protein/peptide delivery". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2019 awarded Lia Minculescu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Transplant-related mortality, graft-versus-host disease and immune reconstitution after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2019 awarded Frederik Holmgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Detection of Neurological Complications in Cardiac Surgery". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2019 awarded Zhifei Chen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Protein modifications in powdered infant formula and evaluation of their effects on cell models". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 3 May 2019 awarded Mai-Britt Tolstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Poor outcomes after emergency laparotomy-  emphasis on abdominal wall closure". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Surgical Sciences.

April 2019

The Academic Council has on 25 April 2019 awarded Johanne Agerlin Windeløv a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The impact of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide on bone metabolism". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 April 2019 awarded Terese Sara Høj Jørgensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Social conditions and the course of physical function in old age". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 23 April 2019 awarded Christian Brinch Mollerup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Identification strategies in comprehensive drug screening with high-resolution mass spectrometry". The author was attached to: Department of Forensic Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Oral Sciences, Forensic Medicine and Bioanthropology.

The Academic Council has on 23 April 2019 awarded Rahim Mohammad Naimi a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Use of the Glucagon-Like Peptide-2 Analog Glepaglutide in the Treatment of Patients with Short Bowel Syndrome". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 23 April 2019 awarded Elisabeth Søndergaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Role of the Transcription Factor ERG in B-cell Development and Igh V(D)J Recombination". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 23 April 2019 awarded Paula Edeusa Cristina Hammer a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Night work during pregnancy and maternal health". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 19 April 2019 awarded Danyang Wang a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Structural and functional characterization of the apical domains of human CCT". 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 19 April 2019 awarded Line Sidsel Fisker Zachariassen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The impact of cesarean section on the gut microbiota, immune system, and development of inflammatory bowel disease in mice". 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 19 April 2019 awarded Georgia Kasten Korgaard a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Feasibility assessment of co-amorphous drug delivery systems". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 19 April 2019 awarded Line Due Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Drug use among older adults- an understanding of drug prescribing to older adults". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 18 April 2019 awarded Celina Støving Dam a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Understanding Cisplatin Resistance-  development of bioanalytical methods with the aim of studying platinum in cellular samples". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 18 April 2019 awarded Stine Dam Søndergård a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Mitochondrial ROS production- the effects of glutathione supplementation and exercise". The author was attached to: Department of Biomedical Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 18 April 2019 awarded Laura Jessica Myhill a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Immunomodulatory helminths and bioactive diets- effects on mucosal immune responses of pigs and mice". 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 18 April 2019 awarded Mikhail Osipovitch a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Transcriptomic analysis identifies common glial dysfunction in Huntington's disease and schizophrenia". The author was attached to: Center for Translational Neuromedicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 18 April 2019 awarded Rasmus Dreier a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Oral potassium supplementation in healthy men-  interactions with the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and the sympathetic nervous system". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 April 2019 awarded Henriette Filholm Kihl a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Towards light-controlled pharmacological tools targeting inner retinal neurons- design, synthesis, photochemical and pharmacological evaluation". The author was attached to: Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2019 awarded Nunu Laura Timotheussen Lund a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Cluster headache: A detailed analysis of clinical differences between the sexes, chronobiology, lifestyle and sleep". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Neuroscience.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2019 awarded Tora Grauers Willadsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Multimorbidity- presentation, mortality, and structured personal care". The author was attached to: Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 11 April 2019 awarded Freja Karuna Hemmingsen Sørup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Exploring associations between text mined adverse events and antipsychotic drug use". The author was attached to: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research

March 2019

The Academic Council has on 2 March 2019 awarded Philip Henrik Brainin Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Postsystolic Deformation by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography- Normal Values, Clinical Characteristics and Prognostic Value". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.


The Academic Council has on 1 March 2019 awarded Malene Nørskov Bødker a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Negotiating Needs, Negotiating Old Age- An ethnographic study of reablement in the everyday home care practices of a Danish municipality". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Medicine, Culture and Society.


The Academic Council has on 1 March 2019 awarded Alexander Munk a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Skeletal muscle O-GlcNAc transferase- Implications for glucose handling and whole-body insulin sensitivity". 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 1 March 2019 awarded Niels Højsager Bennike a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Contact Allergy to Fragrance Substances- Epidemiological Aspects and Experimental Investigations". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

February 2019

The Academic Council has on 27 February 2019 awarded Morten Alder Schulz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Precise gene editing of a Chinese Hamster Ovary cell line enables glyco-optimized therapeutic proteins". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cellular and Genetic Medicine.

The Academic Council has on 27 February 2019 awarded Johan Høy Jensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Organizational Change at Work, Employee Turnover, and Health- a longitudinal study among employees in the Capital Region of Denmark". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 27 February 2019 awarded Meral Ilçim Thestrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The Control of Hepatopancreatic Duct Morphogenesis". The author was attached to: The Danish Stem Cell Center and to the Graduate Programme: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

The Academic Council has on 27 February 2019 awarded Sabrina Khan a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "MRI investigations of migraine without aura in an experimental human model". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 22 February 2019 awarded Stine Broch Clemmensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Glyco-engineering and formulation optimization to modulate immune response to vaccines". The author was attached to: Department of Immunology and Microbiology and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 20 February 2019 awarded Laurits Juulskov Holm a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Sphingolipids and the development of type 1 diabetes". The author was attached to: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Basic Metabolic Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 February 2019 awarded Ida Elisabeth Viller Tuxen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Precision Oncology-  The clinical utility and potentials of molecular profiling in the early trial setting". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 20 February 2019 awarded Dorte Helenius Mikkelsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genetic Epidemiology of Complex Traits and Disorders". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Psychiatry.

The Academic Council has on 16 February 2019 awarded Nanna Maaløe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Assisting Birth Attendants in Providing Acceptable Care under Unacceptable Clinical Realities- The PartoMa Intervention Study at Zanzibar's Tertiary Hospital". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 16 February 2019 awarded Ditte Mølgaard-Nielsen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Real-world evidence on the safety and effectiveness of drugs and vaccines in pregnancy". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 13 February 2019 awarded Ole Lindgård Dollerup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Nicotinamide Riboside and metabolic health in humans". 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 February 2019 awarded Markus Hodal Drag a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Genomics and systems biology of boar taint in pigs". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 13 February 2019 awarded Dan Taksony Solyom Høgdall a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Biomarkers of the stromal and paraneoplastic compartments in patients with biliary tract cancer". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 12 February 2019 awarded Ciarán Martin Fitzpatrick a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Investigating the role of dopamine and noradrenaline in regulating mouse behaviours relevant to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder- Behavioural, pharmacological and chemogenetic studies in the 5-choice serial reacton time task". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design And Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 12 February 2019 awarded Ferhat Alkan a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Computationally efficient large-scale prediction of RNA interactions-  methods and applications". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Academic Council has on 12 February 2019 awarded Kajsa Kirstine Ugelvig Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Adverse occupational health effects in firefighters- mortality, cancer and infertility". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 12 February 2019 awarded Thomas Blauenfeldt a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Immunodiagnosis of M.tb infection- Investigations into antigens, assay platforms and biomarker physiology". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

The Academic Council has on 12 February 2019 awarded Wenqi Wu a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "On the role of co-formers in co-amorphous systems". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 9 February 2019 awarded Gregers Brünnich Damgaard Rasmussen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Functional imaging and tissue-based biomarkers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma- The value of combining data from different modalities". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Cancer Research.

The Academic Council has on 9 February 2019 awarded Simone Krog Christensen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "The myocardium in porcine and non-human primate models with metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus". The author was attached to: Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and to the Graduate Programme: In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals.

The Academic Council has on 9 February 2019 awarded Shuying Ji a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Physical and Chemical Stability of Protein Formulations Produced by Spray Drying- Effect of Ethanol-Water Feeds". The author was attached to: Department of Pharmacy and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Academic Council has on 7 February 2019 awarded Lambang Buwono Nusantoro Arianto a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Multiple Breath Washout for Diagnosing Asthma in Children". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 7 February 2019 awarded Laura Kofoed Hvidsten Ørstrup a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of high-fat diet, growth hormone and growth hormone deficiency on the insulin receptor, insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor and their hybrid receptor". 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 5 February 2019 awarded Theresa Louise Boye a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Annexins is Plasma Membrane Repair". 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 5 February 2019 awarded Martin Schultz a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Introducing a prognostic biomarker for risk stratification in emergency departments- Testing the clinical impact of suPAR". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 5 February 2019 awarded Kasper Højgaard Thybo a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Rational Postoperative Pain Management for Total Hip Arthroplasty". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.


The Academic Council has on 2 February 2019 awarded Marie Kjær a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Collagen and Biomechanics in Early Surgical Wound Healing". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 2 February 2019 awarded Tanja Majbrit Gram Petersen a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Risk factors for cerebral palsy in children born in Denmark and Norway- Exploring maternal thyroid disorder, use of analgesics, and ethnicity in association with the risk of cerebral palsy". The author was attached to: Department of Public Health and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 2 February 2019 awarded Anne Grønborg Vedel a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Effects of blood pressure level during cardiopulmonary bypass on cerebral complications in cardiac surgery patients". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Clinical Research.

The Academic Council has on 2 February 2019 awarded Ásthildur Árnadóttir a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Established biomarkers of myocardial ischemia- differences in diagnostic and prognostic performances". The author was attached to: Department of Clinical Medicine and to the Graduate Programme: Cardiovascular Research.

The Academic Council has on 2 February 2019 awarded Rikke Langballe a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Contralateral Breast Cancer- Preventive Therapy and Survival". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The Academic Council has on 1 February 2019 awarded Caroline Marie Voss a PhD in Health and Medical Sciences for the project "Roles of AMP-activated protein kinase and glutamate dehydrogenase in brain energy metabolism". The author was attached to: Department of Drug Design And Pharmacology and to the Graduate Programme: Pharmaceutical Sciences.