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.

June 2019

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 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.