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1986 Graduation from Medical School, Bonn, Germany

1987 Medical Authorisation in Denmark

1990-1994 Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Growth and Reproduction

1998 Specialist authorisation in Paediatrics, Denmark

Since 2004 Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology

2009-2013 Clinical Associate Research Professor, Copenhagen University

Since 2014 Professor in Paediatrics, Copenhagen University

Scientific AwardValborg and Edith Larsen’s Legacy 2004

Scientific Supervision

PhD students (Medicine, Public Health) 24, master students 11, bachelor 9, research students 6

Publications (2019)

Total number of publication: 236

Peer reviewed papers: 218

H-index: 57

PhD Thesis

1995 Measurement of urinary growth hormones excretion: methodological aspects and reference values


Clinical Expert in Paediatric Endocrinology;

Professor in Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) at the Faculty of Health and Medical Science, Copenhagen University, Denmark


Main research areas

Normal and impaired development of the human gonads (ovaries and testes) pre- and postnatally including interactions with (epi)genetic, life style and growth-related factors as well as environmental influences such as endocrine disrupting chemicals. 


Current research

Assessment of the long-term importance of the intra-uterine milieu for pubertal development and adult reproductive health in young men and women 

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