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In the laboratory, fertilised eggs from the fish are used, as these have a beating heart after only 24 hours and an established blood circulation after only 48. Photo: Kazakov Maksim, Shutterstock.

2017.11.30 | Public/Media

Patients with cardiac arrest show the way to a completely new gene

Through a large-scale collaboration between researchers from the Department of Clinical Medicine, the Department of Biomedicine and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, researches have succeeded in identifying and characterising the consequence of a newly discovered mutation that is associated with cardiac arrhythmia.

Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.28 | Administrative

Where do you go if there is a fire?

Or if your colleague has a cardiac arrest? Probably not au.dk/en/emergencyresponse. But you can use this website to make sure that you are prepared if an emergency occurs.

A vision and strategic basis for the degree programmes will be drawn-up on the basis of discussions and input from the workshop. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo.

2017.11.30 | Education

Public health begins its vision and strategy work

The future of the public health degree programmes will be on the agenda when the Vice-Dean for Education Charlotte Ringsted together with the Department of Public Health invites internal and external stakeholders to a workshop at the Sandbjerg Estate on 5 and 6 December 2017.

2017.11.27 | Conference

Transnational Television Drama 2018

Transnational tendencies have been, and will increasingly continue to be, an integral part of television – not only in Western markets but also in other global markets. The scale and scope of transnational aspects at all levels of television production and consumption becomes even more significant in an age of globalization, digitization and media…

2017.12.04 | Research

Zebrafish used to identify disease mechanism for heart disease

In a large collaborative study between the Department of Clinical Medicine, the Department of Biomedicine, and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, among others, the researchers have succeeded in identifying and characterising the consequences of a newly discovered mutation associated with cardiac arrhythmia.

Chris Watling from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, is this year's keynote speaker at Health's Education Fair on 13 December. Photo: University of Western Ontario.

2017.11.30 | Education

Don’t forget Health's Education Fair on 13 December

If you are involved in education and teaching, then the annual education fair at Health is a must. Register now as the deadline is fast approaching.

Health has entered into a contractual agreement with two freelance translators who will in future supply all the faculty's and the departments' external text translations from Danish to English.

2017.11.30 | Administrative

From Danish to English – new rules for using external translators

The university's tender for translation work is completed and has resulted in a new purchasing agreement that covers all external translations. Health has entered into a contractual agreement with two freelance translators who will in future supply all the faculty's and the departments' external text translations from Danish to English.

Reduced arm and hand function is a major burden for the individual patient and for society in general. There is therefore a need to make rehabilitation more effective, and according to Iris Brunner, virtual training could be one possibility.

2017.11.30 | Research

Virtual training helps injuries following a thrombosis in the brain

Rehabilitation of the hands and arms following a stroke does not have to follow traditional occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Researcher Iris Brunner from Aarhus University shows in a new research project that virtual training using a computer is a suitable supplement to traditional training.

Magdalena Janina Laska from the Department of Biomedicine and the Department of Clinical Medicine receives DKK 500,000 from the NEYE Foundation towards the development of a recombinant vaccine.

2017.11.30 | Grants and awards

Grant: Can the remains of prehistoric viruses in the form of vaccines be used for cancer treatment?

Associate Professor and PhD Magdalena Janina Laska from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital receives DKK 500,000 from the NEYE Foundation for her research into endogenous retrovirus. The goal is to develop a vaccine that can be used in the treatment of cancer.

2017.11.23 | Research

The implementation of cancer patient pathways has positive effect on the prognosis

Study indicates that referral from general practice for symptomatic cancer patients to cancer pathways is essential for the prognosis. Henry Jensen, postdoc at CaP, has published the study in BMC Cancer.

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