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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Genomics; Register epidemiology; Disease trajectories; Systems biology; Animal modeling, Drug discovery; Epigenetics; Metabolomics.

Main research areas

The main research objectives are to identify genomic and environmental risk factors and disease mechanisms and to link these to life-long disease trajectories of mental disorders using population-based registers and biobanks.

Current research

The main projects include population-based studies and combined into four categories: (a) Identification and risk estimates of pathogenic copy-number variants, (b) Genomics predictors of disease trajectories, (c) Genomics-deduced molecular disease mechanisms, (d) Genealogy-deduced heritabilities and co-heritabilities of mental disorders, and (d) Development of biomarkers of genomic risk factors and of mental disorders.

Potential conflicts of interest

Thomas Werge has obtained grants, collaborated and published on common research programs as well as acted as lecturer and consultant to H. Lundbeck A/S

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