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Vice-Dean for Education Charlotte Ringsted is resigning from her position at the end of 2019 as she is retiring. Photo: Lars Kruse.

2019.04.17 | Education

Health to get a new vice-dean for education

For the last four years or so, Charlotte Ringsted has been Health’s vice-dean for education. While she will remain as vice-dean until the end of the year, a new vice-dean will take over the position in 2020.

Back row from the left: Helene Honoré, Jon Herskind, Peter Eggertsen, Mathias Kaas Ollendorff,  Troels Eliasen, Uwe Pommerich. Front row from the left: Esben Merrild, Trine Hald Thøgersen, Simone Hyldgaard Andersen, Nanna Maria Uldall Torp. Abscent: Jelena Stankovic, Mikkel Skotting.

2019.04.17 | Talent development

First class of students completes ambitious honours programme

The first twelve students have just completed Health's Research Honours Programme. Over the past two years, they have followed a number of interdisciplinary workshops, conceived, and carried out their own research project – all in addition to their ordinary studies.

The analysis of this study is based on 36 international studies with a total 9.422 patients who either suffered from depression or had depressive symptoms

2019.04.15 | Research

Anti-inflammatory medicine can have a beneficial effect on depression

Research carried out by the national psychiatry project iPSYCH shows that arthritis medicine can have a beneficial effect on symptoms of depression.

2019.04.17 | Research

Honorary Skou professors are coming to Health

Forty-three top researchers from international elite universities have agreed to become Honorary Skou Professors. Each of them will help to bring a part of the world of international research to Health.

Photo: Colourbox

2019.04.12 | Administrative

Limited IT during the weekend of 26 - 28 April

IT maintenance work will affect AU’s IT systems and services and cause interruptions at different times during the weekend of 26 - 28 April 2019.

2019.04.11 | PhD defense

PhD defence: Rasmus Stilling Tougaard

Investigation of cardiac metabolism in heart failure using hyperpolarized magnetic resonance.

Approximately 100,000 Danes suffer from heart failure. Despite the progress being made in treatment, the mortality rate remains high while patients are often hospitalised, and their quality of life is poor. Henrik Wiggers will head four research projects on heart failure in his role as clinical professor. Photo: Tonny Foghmar, Aarhus University Hospital.

2019.04.17 | People news

Cardiologist appointed clinical professor

Henrik Wiggers has been appointed clinical professor of heart failure at Aarhus University. He will carry out research into the treatment of heart failure and the physiological changes that result from the disease.

Medical specialist Peter Jepsen (Photo by AU)

2019.04.10 | Grants and awards

Borregaard Clinical Ascending Investigator 2019

Medical specialist Peter Jepsen has received a 5-year grant of DKK 9.981.300 from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the project “Danish-English Collaboration to Combat Alcoholic liver disease (DECCA)”.

2019.04.10 | Seminar

Neuroscience Seminar

Professor Chris Meisinger: “Signalling pathways targeting the mitochondrial import machinery: control of cell cycle, metabolism and oncogenesis“ and Dr. Nora Vögtle: “Quality control by the mitochondrial presequence processing machinery in health and disease”, ZBMZ, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research, Faculty of Medicine, University…

Henrik Støvring, who has recently earned the title of Doctor of Medical Science, conducts research into how people in Denmark use prescription-only medicine and whether this use is associated with side effects. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU.

2019.04.09 | People news

Research by new Doctor of Medical Science increases patient safety

Associate Professor and PhD Henrik Støvring from Aarhus University's Department of Public Health is now a Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc). He conducts research into the Danish population’s use of medicines and develops new statistical methods which are able to examine the effects and side-effects of prescription-only medicines.

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