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Rigshospitalet - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Expertises

In vitro and in vivo studies of bacterial and fungal biofilms

Confocal and electron microscopy

Main research areas

The role of bacterial and fungal biofilms in chronic infections

Current research

We study the role of bacterial and fungal biofilms in chronic infections both in vitro, animal models and ex vivo material from chronic infections. Our interests are how bacteria initiate biofilms in the human body and why the immune defense seems to fail both in the initial infection and later in the chronic infection. What is the prevalence of bacteria and fungus on implants in general? What is the activity of the microbes in chronic infections and which species are present? We also seek to develop tools and methods to enable fast diagnosis of these infections, for better treatment and possible prevention.

Potential conflicts of interest

None

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