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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Imaging of skin and skin diseases with ptical imaging technologies; in vivo confocal microscopy, optical coherence tomography and capillaroscopy. Imaging studies on; skin cancer, targeted drug delivery,  acne treatment using nanoparticles, wound healing, laser treatment effects and connective tissue diseases.

Head of the Connective Tissue Disease Clinic, Dept. of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, collaboration with Rheumatologists about SLE, dermatomyositis and systemic sclerosis


Main research areas

To non-invasively diagnose and monitor treatment of various skin diseases using optical imaging. Main focus: keratinocyte carcinomas.

To explore the micromorphology of the skin in vivo and describe the changes over time and specific treatment effects on cells and skin structure.

Research/development of novel treatments for systemic sclerosis.

Current research

Confocal Microscopy (CM): several ongoing studies on laser assisted drug delivery to skin monitored by CM in collaboration with Leo Pharma, Denmark; Evaluation of novel contrast agents in the skin - focus on delivery to hair-follicles; evaluation of gold nano shells used for treatment of acne vulgaris in collaboration with Sebacia, Georgia, USA

Optical Coherence tomography (OCT): Monitoring of treatment effect of electro-chemotherapy in basal cell carcinomas using OCT in collaboration with Dept of Oncology, Herlev hospital and ShapeOCT research group;Evaluation of novel OCT contrast agents in the skin; wound healing visualized by dynamic OCT

OCT capillaroscopy - comparison of dynamic OCT to conventional capillaroscopy

Treatment of cutaneous calcinosis with sodiumthiosulphate.

Desciption of angiokeratomas inFabry disease. Imaging. Epidemiology in collaboration with Dept of Endocrinology, Rigshospitalet.

Biomarkers in systemic sclerosis. Collaboration with Nordic Bioscience

Potential conflicts of interest

None declared

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