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Main research areas

Occurrence, disease course and prognosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Denmark and Europe. Also, the influence of treatment strategies on the natural course of IBD.

Prediction of treatment response and outcomes of biological therapy in IBD patients based on the Danish IBD Biobank.

Development and implementation of eHealth interventions for monitoring and treatment of IBD patients.


Inflammatory bowel disease; epidemiology; eHealth; clinical research; trials; systematic reviews

Potential conflicts of interest




2004 – 2010 Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2010 – 2013 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2016 – 2018 Post.doc, Department of Gastroenterology, North Zealand Hospital, Denmark

2016             Post.doc, Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA

2017-2019    Post.doc, Center for Clinical Research and Prevention, Frederiksberg Hospital, Denmark

Awards & Recognitions

UEG National Scholar Award (Best from Denmark) (2012, 2017); Y-ECCO Congress Abstract Award (2013-2015); ECCO Presidential Price for young investigators 2013; The Lundbeck Foundation’s Talent Price 2014; Jakobinerklubbens hædersmedajle 2014; ECCO Letter of recognition as conspicuous contributor 2014; Young Investigator Award DDW 2015; ECCO Mark of Merit 2016; UEG Week 2016 poster of excellence; UEG Rising star award 2019


Academic supervision, teaching & reviewer activities:

Academic level corresponding to associate professor, Evaluation by the University of Copenhagen 2017. Supervision of master students (8) and PhD-students (5). Part time lecturer, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen 2010-2017 in GI physiology (4th semester). Reviewer for the highest-ranking international journals within the field of gastroenterology (including Gastroenterology, Gut, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology). Editorial board member for Gut and Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis. Reviewer for DDW, UEG Week, ECCO Congress.


Board positions & committees:

European Crohn’s & Colitis Organization (ECCO): Epidemiological Committee (2010-2014), Young-ECCO (2017-currently). United European Gastroenterology (UEG): Young Talent Group (2013-2018, chair 2016-2017), Scientific Committee (2013-2015), National Societies Committee (2016-2017). Danish Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Young Trainee section (2012-2017), Research committee (2016-currently).


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