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

Type 1 diabetes, Innate immunology, Molecular biology, Cell biology, Intestinal permeability, Lipids, Pancreas stereology, Laboratory animal science

Main research areas

Understanding the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes, including how environmental factors like gluten contribute to the disease(s). Special interests include:

-prenatal nutrition and fetal programming
-epigenetics
-the innate antiviral immune system
-intestinal permeability
-morphological changes of the intestine and pancreas
-association between celiac disease and type 1 diabetes
-lipids

Current research

Unraveling how increased intestinal permeability is involved in type 1 diabetes.
Lipidomic profiling of body fluids, aiming at identifying defects and biomarkers specific for type 1 diabetes.
Investigating the involvement of enterovirus and dysregulation of the innate antiviral immune system in type 1 diabetes. 

Potential conflicts of interest

None.

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