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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Expertises

Infectious diseases; epidemiology

Main research areas

My vision is early identification of non-communicable diseases in patients with acute and chronic infections. Research in prevalent as well as risk factors for incident non-communicable diseases may improve prevention of overt disease as well as reduce long-term complications associated with chronicityIn Burkina Faso: patterns of physical activity in children with moderate acute malnutrition.

Infections; diabetes; cardiovascular disease; malnutrition; physical activity; low-income countries 

Current research

In Denmark: acute (pneumonia) and chronic (cystic fibrosis) pulmonary infections and their interactions with diabetes

In Tanzania: diabetes and HIV; impact of nutritional status on effect of new tuberculosis vaccine candidate

In Ethiopia: diabetes, cardiovascular disease and HIV

In Burkina Faso: patterns of physical activity in children with moderate acute malnutrition

In Uganda: patterns of physical activity in children with severe acute malnutrition

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