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2019.05.02 | Grants and awards

The Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research goes to Ann Wenzel

The Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research is one of Denmark’s oldest scientific awards. Aarhus University awards the prize to a researcher who has excelled at the very highest level. This year, the prize of DKK 100,000 will be awarded to Professor and Dentist Ann Wenzel. The presentation will take place at a ceremony on 29…

2019.04.26 | Event

Project Day at Department of Biomedicine

Are you a student at Health or Science and Technology, and are you in need of a research project?

“You can’t measure chronic pain. So therefore, it hasn’t previously been classified as a disease, but instead as a symptom of a disease. This is now being altered and this is important for patients and the healthcare system," says Peter Svensson.

2019.04.26 | Research

Chronic pain to be recognised as a disease

Two researchers from Health, Aarhus University, have contributed to the inclusion of chronic pain in the WHO’s new disease manual, which will be ready in May. The inclusion means that patients suffering from chronic pain can look forward to new diagnoses and thus better treatment.

Professor Ann Wenzel (Foto: AU)
Bo Langhoff Hønge (Foto: Claus Sjödin / CSPress.dk)
Alexander Holm Kiilerich (Foto: Claus Sjödin / CSPress.dk)
Suthan Krishnarajan (Foto: Claus Sjödin / CSPress.dk)
Pierre du Plessis (Foto: Claus Sjödin / CSPress.dk)
Kristina Korning Wedege (Foto: Claus Sjödin / CSPress.dk)

2019.05.02 | Grants and awards

The Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research goes to Ann Wenzel

The Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research is one of Denmark’s oldest scientific awards. Aarhus University awards the prize to a researcher who has excelled at the very highest level. This year, the prize of DKK 100,000 will be awarded to Professor and Dentist Ann Wenzel. The presentation will take place at a ceremony on 29…

Faeces transplantations saves society 175.000 Danish kroner per patient. Photo: Mette Mejlby Hansen.
For the first time there is a calculations based on the patients’ actual medical history – with costs and derived hospital savings calculated one year before and one year after the faeces transplantation,” Christian Lodberg Hvas says. Photo: John Christensen, AUH.

2019.04.24 | Research

Faeces transplantation: effective treatment with economic benefits

From an average of 37 days in hospital to just 20 days per year. So pronounced is the decrease in hospitalisations for patients who are treated with faeces transplantation instead of antibiotics to fight the deadly intestinal disease Clostridium difficile. This is shown by the first study using what is known as ‘real world data’.

2019.04.23 | Collaboration

New health partnership in the Central Denmark Region is ready

The three largest stakeholders in the Central Denmark Region’s healthcare system, VIA University College, the Central Denmark Region and Aarhus University, are now ready to present a new partnership for healthcare research and education – Human First.

Photo: Melissa Bach Yildirim

2019.04.23 | Events

The DHL Relay Race – a cosy evening with your colleagues

Registration deadline for this year’s DHL Relay Race is 9 May. Register for the race with your colleagues and take this opportunity to meet in the beautiful, green surroundings for a run or walk and some pleasant time together afterwards.

At a time where cooperation, interaction and co-creation are generally viewed as answers to the major challenges society is facing, Human First acts as an illustrative and innovative example of the three organisation’s shared and high level of ambition within the healthcare sector.

2019.04.23 | Collaboration

We generate, communicate and utilise new health knowledge – without reforms

In the Human First partnership between the region, the university and the university college, we show how professional experts create a healthier life for people by utilising targeted research and education across the three large organisations.

2019.04.16 | PhD defense

PhD defence: Karen Busk Nørøxe

Well-being in general practitioners and quality in healthcare.

2019.04.16 | PhD defense

PhD defence: Lisbet Grønbæk

Autoimmune hepatitis in Denmark: heredity, family accumulation of autoimmune diseases, and pregnancy outcomes.

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