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2015.11.26 | Research, Research year student, External target group

Brain Awareness Week 2016

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.

2015.12.03 | Seminar, Public/Media, External target group

Seminar: Annotation and Visualization of Digital Data in the Humanities

Today we generate more data in a couple of days than the entire human race has done from the dawn of its existence to the beginning of the 21st century. Data management, digital annotation and visualization constitute core competencies of digital scholarship.

In the project Claus Højbjerg Gravholdt examines the importance of the foetal stage for the children of type 1 diabetics on all levels – clinical, epidemiological and genetic.

2015.12.02 | People news, PhD students, Department of Clinical Medicine

Professor honoured for research into pregnancy in diabetics

Claus Højbjerg Gravholt from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital has received the HN Award from the Hede Nielsen Family Foundation. The award includes a cash prize of DKK 350,000, which will support his research into the foetal stage for children of mothers with type 1 diabetes.

Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen and his research team is working on a wide range of genetically determined diseases. These include haemophilia and hereditary angioedema, but also psoriasis, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, and various cancer types

2015.12.02 | People news, Health and disease, Exchange students

Genetics researcher is new professor with special responsibilities (MSO) at AU

Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen has just been appointed professor with special responsibilities (MSO) at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University. He conducts research into how genetic defects cause diseases and into the development of methods for repairing defective genes.

2015.11.25 | Research, PhD students, Dept Clin Epi

DCE research in The New York Times

Research results on an association between whooping cough and risk of epilepsy has recently been mentioned by The New York Times. Associate professor Morten Olsen from Department of Clinical Epidemiology, one of the researchers behind the study, was interviewed by The New York Times. The study shows that children who had whooping cough in infancy…

2016.01.11 | Research, Health and disease, All groups

Debate: A revolution in medicine

We are the world champions of health data collection. If we combine this knowledge with modern gene technology, we can tailor-make medicines that will lead to treatments which are far more effective for the individual patient and less expensive for society.

2015.11.24 | Administrative, All groups, Department of Biomedicine

Newsletter 56 November 2015

Dear all, Please find the latest news:

2015.11.24 | Health and disease, Academic staff, Health

MIB Guest Talks: Linnea Karlsson & Hasse Karlsson

The Center for Music in the Brain is honored to host Dr. Linnea Karlsson and Dr. Hasse Karlsson from the Turku Brain and Mind Center, University of Turku in two talks: "Gut Microbiome – a target for interventions?" and "Brain Plasticity: effects of prenatal stress exposure and adult psychological interventions".

2016.01.11 | Research, Health and disease, All groups

Debate: Rare diseases are taken into account all too rarely

Politicians, the media and the pharmaceutical industry often overlook rare diseases. But Denmark has unique opportunities to make a difference here.

Per Ovesen's field of research is called fetal programming. Fetal programming refers to factors which influence the fetus in utero, meaning that an overweight or diabetic pregnant woman programmes the fetus to develop obesity – both at birth and later in life.

2015.12.02 | People news, Health and disease, PhD students

New professor carries out research into obesity and diabetes during pregnancy

Consultant Per Ovesen is new clinical professor at Aarhus University (AU) and Aarhus University Hospital (AUH). He conducts research into whether foetuses in overweight and diabetic women have an increased risk of developing obesity at birth and later in life.

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