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Hvidovre Hospital - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Chief Physician in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

Clinical Associate Professor at Copenhagen University.

Responsible for the strategic development of research at the hospital, and for identification and establishment of innovative projects.

(Co-) author of more than 100 peer reviewed scientific publications.

Principal investigator of numerous clinical trials within the field of infectious diseases and acute medicine.

Main research areas

Bio-medical research

•                Biomarkers of biological aging, chronic inflammation and nutritional risk

•                Mechanisms of e.g.  organ dysfunction and sarcopenia

•                Physical dependence in frail patients

•                Multimorbidity and polypharmacy

Socio-implementation research

•                Screening tools in Emergency Departments

•                Knowledge transfer across specialties and sectors

•                Communication and patient involvement

 

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Current research

Biological aging, estimation and prediction of frailty in the acutely admitted patients.

Three projects concerning biomarkers, pain and inflammatory diseases: “Optimized Senior Patient Program”, “Inflammatory mouth pain diseases” and "Biological Ageing in HIV patients".

Potential conflicts of interest

None

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