Professors at Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital

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Tove Agner

Department of Dermatology and Wound Healing Centre

Professor, Dermato-venerologi. Focus on skin barrirer function. Research within contract dermatitits (irritant contact dermatitis in particular) and occupational skin deseases, and within biomarkers for skin barrier dysfunction, atopic dermatitis and microbiome

Institute: IKM​

Vibeke Backer

Lungemedicinsk Afdeling

Professor of asthma since 2011 and currently taking care of the position as Chair professor of respiratory medicine. We have a Respiratory research unit with 1 clinical associated research professor of asthma, 3 post doc's (1 MD and 2 Mscient) and a group of 7 PhDs employed to take care of respiratory topics as such, and a group of research assistants. Furthermore, a group of permanent staff members including three nurses, one laboratory technician 1 secretary and one economist. We have been awarded as NEXT-center for pulmonary medicine, and due to that we expect to increase our pharmaceutical research with several phase I and II studies. Before NEXT, we were mainly handling phase II trials. Lastly, we have a large sports unit, has been awarded by IOC and a global of excellence, as well as been appointed at by WADA to chair the expert panel of doping.

Institute: IKM

Henning Bliddal

The Parker Institute

Professor of rheumatology with special fokus on ostearthritis.

Institute: IKM

Jens Peter Bonde

Arbejds- og miljømedicinsk Afdeling

Occupational Epidemiology.

Institute: Institut for folkesundhedsvidenskab, KU

Jens Bjørn Bülow

Klinisk fysiologisk nuklear afdeling

Fatty tissue metabolism.

Institute: SUND, Biomedicinsk Institut​

Hanne Krarup Christensen

Department of Neurology

Professor of Neurology with Special Fokus on Stroke.

Institute: IKM

Hanne Rolighed Christensen

Institute of drug design and Applied pharmacology

Adjuncant Professor of Clinical Pharmacology.

Institute: SUND, FARMA

Kim Peter Dalhoff

Institute of drug design and Applied pharmacology

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology (Clinical Toxicology).

Institute: IKM

Bente Danneskiold

The Parker Institute

Professor of rheumatology with special fokus on generalised pain conditions.

Institute: Institut for Ortopædi og Intern Medicin


​Jan Fahrenkrug

Klinisk Biokemisk Afdeling

Professor in clinical biochemistry particularly neurochemistry. Basic and clinical neurochemistry with focus on neuropeptides and neuropeptide receptors, their occurrence, function and patobiochemical importance in neuropsychiatric diseases. Ongoing research focus on the role of the neuropeptides VIP and PACAP in the regulation and function of the brain’s biological clock, which controls our circadian rhythms.

Institute: IKM

Robert Gniadecki

Department of Dermatology and Wound Healing Centre

Professor of Dermatology.

Institute: IKM

Mogens Grønvold

Pallitative Medicine

Professor with special responsibilities in pallitative care and quality of life assessment. The fokus is on pallitative care and patient-reported outcomes, mainly in relation to cancer. This includes clinical, epidemiological, and helath services research in clinical trials, register studies based on the Danish Pallitative Care Database (Secretariat at Bispebjerg Hospital), and questionnaires studies of patients and carrers.

Institute: Sund, Institut for Folkesundhed

Berit Heitmann

The Parker Institute

Nutritional Epidemiology plus visiting professor (Sydney University).

Institute of Public Health and KU

Marius Henriksen

Department of physiotherapy and occupational therapy

Professor of clinical physiotherapy.

Institute: IKM

Robert. S. Hoffmann

Adjungeret professor​, tilknyttet Klinisk Farmakologisk Afdeling

Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Langone Medical Center New York University Scholl of Medicine

Merete Hædersdahl

Department of Dermatology and Wound Healing Centre

Professor of dermato-venerology. Focus area is experimental, dermatological laser therapy. Main research areas include laser-assisted drug delivery, photochemical skin reactions, and selective photothermal targeting of skin structures and skin diseases. The research approach is dedicated to translate basic mechanisms into clinical benefit for patients with skin malignancies and a variety of dermatological diseases.

Institute: IKM

Lars Nannestad Jørgensen

Abdominalcenter K

Professor in abdominal surgery.

Institute: IKM


Karl Kadler

Adjungeret professor, tilknyttet Institut for Idrætsmedicin

Institute: Manchester, UK

Michael Kjær

Institute of Sports medicine Copenhagen

​Professor of Sports Medicine. Research area is extracellular matrix in tendon and skeletal muscle and its adaptation to mechanical loading – basal mechanisms and clinical relevance for tissue injury, tendon overloading and age-related muscle loss.

​Institute: IKM

Michael Rindom Krogsgaard

Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling M, idrætskirurgi

Artroskopi and sports injuries. The professorship involves treatment of knee injuries, shoulder injuries, ancle injuries, albow injuries and other joints, ordinary key hole surgery and highly specialised treatments. Research field includes for instance basic anatomy/fysiology , improvement of surgery technics and highly specialised treatment and development of valid questionnares to evaluate the patients well being.

Institute: IKM

Jes Bruun Lauritzen

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery. Research fields: Hip fracture Biobank. Hip Protector. HipCup implant. Osteoporosis.

Institute: IKM

Peter Magnusson

Department of physiotherapy and occupational therapy

Professor of musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Institute: IKM


Bente Pakkenberg

Reserach Laboratory for Stereology and Neuroscience

Professor in Neurology with special fokus on Stereology and Neuroscience.

Henrik Enghausen Poulsen

Institute of drug design and Applied pharmacology

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology.

Institute: IKM

Eva Prescott


Professor in cardiology with special fokus on cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation. The research field includes for instance microvascular angina, specific conditions regarding heartdiseases with women, epidemiological studies of riskfactors concerning heartdiseases particulary the significances of psychosocial factors, and interventions studies in secondary prevention and heartrehabilitation.

Institute: IKM

Susan Rydahl-Hansen

Enheden for Sygeplejeforskning og Evidensbasering

Professor of clinical nursing. Researc area 1: Development and testing of interventions to strengthen older severely chronically ill patients' resources for coping with their physical and psychosocial problems in interaction with relatives and professinonals across sectors. 2: Nursing care and treatment for acute, critically ill patients 3: Theory development in nursing 4: Palliative care - focusing on suffering and family coping.

Institute: Department of Public Health, Section for Nursing, Aarhus University, Denmark

Jørgen Serup

Department of Dermatology and Wound Healing Centre

Skin structure and function studied by noninvasive techniques in normal and diseased skin is a main field of active research since long time. Also adherence to medical treatment has been a line of research. Tattoo and tattoo complications, health issues and toxicology and diagnosis and treatment is a recent major activity with a special outpatient clinic having a large clinical material of cases. This clinic serves a reference in the preparation of coming national and EU regulations of the tattoo industry improving safety. The activities includes a number of PhD projects. Activity in Sweden includes a PhD student working on confocal microscopy of the skin.

Institute: Linköping Universitet, Sverige

Hartwig Siebner

Tilknyttet Neurologisk Afdeling N

Institute: Hvidovre Amager Hospital

Thorsten Steiner

Neurologisk Afdeling N

Professor of Neurology with special fokus on medical treatment of Stroke.

Institute: IKM

Thorkild Sørensen

Institut of Preventive Medicine

Main domains of research during the recent decades have been obesity, its genetic and environmental causes, its development throughout the life course, its occurrence and especially the changes over time, its psychosocial, physiological and health consequences, including influence on risk of cancer, addressed by methods in clinical, genetic and general epidemiology.

  • Professor of metabolic epidemiology (50%) at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for basic Metabolic Research, Section on metabolic genetics, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
  • Professor of clinical epidemiology (10%) at the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
  • Visiting professor in social and community medicine, MRC Unit of Integrative Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol University, Bristol, UK
  • Adjunct professor of public health, Aarhus University, Aarhus

Simon Francis Thomsen

Dermato- Venerologisk, Videnscenter for Sårheling

Professor of medical research methodology.

Institute: Biomedicinsk Institut

Hanne Tønnesten

World Health Organization - Collaborating Centre for Evidence-based Health Promotion in Hospitals & Health Services

Professor in clinical alcohol research and prevention at Lund University with responsibility of teaching medical students in addiction medicine. The research area includes clinical health promotion regarding smoking, alcohol/drugs, overweight/obesity, malnutrition, physical activity and co-morbidity aimed at patients, staff and community.

Professor in orthopedics at University of Southern Denmark regarding supervision of PhD-students and master students.


LU: Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

SDU: Health Science, Faculty of Medicine


Magnus Ågren

Abdominalcenter K og S

Adjunct Professor of Human Pathology. Research is focused on cellular and molecular mechanisms in normal and impaired tissue repair. Investigations are done in cell and animal wound-healing models, and in healthy volunteers and patients. Ultimate goal of the research is effective treatments for patients with wound-healing problems.

Institute: Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen ​

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