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

Title:
Senior Scientist, Doctor of Medicine (MD), PhD (Immunology)

Disciplines:
Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Respiratory infections, Biomarkers

Research areas:
Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, drug-induced immuno-suppression, Hepatitis C fibrosis monitoring, Translational Research, Immunodiagnostics, Assay development and validation

Background:
PhD Copenhagen University 2009. Medical training at the Copenhagen University Hospitals (MD 2003) and the Universita degli Studi in Perugia, Italy. Clinical training at Slagelse Hospital and Copenhagen University Hospitals.

Research:
Heads the TB immunology group at Clinical Research Centre

Main research focus is translational studies of tuberculosis immunology, IP-10 biology in- and ex-vivo, Biomarkers, Immuno-diagnosis of infection with M.tuberculosis, Host/pathogen interaction during TB chemotherapy and in the immuno-compromised host. Bench to Bedside, Assay development and validation (ELISA, Lateral flow, Luminex, Dried blood spots)

Strong international network with collaborations in Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Egypt, Tanzania and Guinea Bissau

Funding:
The Danish Foundation for Advanced Technology, Capital Region of Copenhagen, The Lundbeck-Foundation, Capital Region of Copenhagen, The Danish Lung Association, The Foundation of 17.12.1981, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre Research Foundation, The Danish Rheumatism Society, The Aase and Ejnar Danielsens Foundation, and The Danish Society of Infectious Diseases.

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