Personal profile


Head of the outpatient clinic for diabetes Glostrup/Herlev/Gentofte hospital for several years. Co-founder of the Danish Society of Childhood Diabetes and the nationwide Danish registry for children and adolescents with T1D; co-founder, chair and now and SC member of the Hvidoere Study Group on Childhood Diabetes; chair of the Glostrup Hospital research council (10 years) now SC member of Herlev/Gentofte research council.


Main research areas

MajorPathophysiology   and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes with special attention to the period with residual beta-cell function in new onset type 1 diabetes.

Identification of new biomarkers for beta cell replication or decay.

Launch of intervention studies with the aim of preserving the residual beta cell function to prolong the period with residual beta-cell function or even make it permanent.   


Current research


Genetic and immunologic markers associated to glycaemic control in children with type 1 diabetes




The effects of breast milk derived microRNA of Type 1 diabetic mothers on disease development and progression in the infant.



A longitudinal analysis of β cell loss assessed  by  methylated β cell derived insulin DNA during the first 12 month of T1D”.


Circulating microRNAs as biomarkers for autoimmunity and disease progression in newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes



 Investigate the influence of antiviral treatment on progression of disease and residual insulin secretion in

patients with newly-diagnosed T1D






Potential conflicts of interest

No duality of interest  

External positions

University of Copenhagen

2005 → …


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