PhD students at The Abdominal Centre

​​​The Abdominal Centre employs PhD students within the following main specialities.


Cardiovas​cular physiology​​​​

Topic: Brain and Muscle Blood Flow | PhD student: Steven Trang​mar

Project title
Do dehydration and hyperthermia compromise brain and muscle blood flow and oxygenation duringexhaustive exercise in humans?

Place of employment
The Centre for Sports Medicine and Human performance, Brunel University, London UK

Supervisors
José González-Alonso, (PhD projects supported by Niels Secher)

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Hepatology​​

Topic: Alcoholic liver disease | PhD student: Gro Askgaard​

Project title
Liver transplantation in Denmark for alcoholic liver disease – a study of alcohol intake, mortality, andemployment

Place of employment
Dept. of Hepatology / National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

Supervisors
Mette Skalshøi Kjær

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Intensive Care​

Topic: Soft-tissue infection – characteristics and outcome | PhD student: Martin Brun Madsen

Project title
INFECT

Place of employment
Intensive Care Dept.

Supervisors
Anders Perner

Topic: Long-term outcome after transfusion in septic shock | PhD student: Sofie Louise Rygård

Project title
The TRISS trial

Place of employment
Intensive Care Dept.

Supervisors
Anders Perner

Topic: The effects of pantoprazol vs. placebo in ICU patients | PhD student: Søren Marker Jensen

Project title
The SUP-ICU trial

Place of employment
The SUP-ICU trial

Supervisors
The SUP-ICU trial

Topic: The consequences of delirium in ICU patients | PhD student: Marie Oxenbøll-Collet

Project title
The AID-ICU study

Place of employment
Intensive Care Dept.

Supervisors
Anders Perner

Topic: The value of big data in predicting poor outcomes in ICU patients | PhD student: Hans-Chr. Thorsen-Meyer

Project title
BigTempHealth

Place of employment
Intensive Care Dept.

Supervisors
Anders Perner

Topic: The effects of trace element and vitamin substitution in ICU patients​ | PhD student: Gitte Kingo Vesterlund

Project title
The VITRACE study

Place of employment
Intensive Care Dept.

Supervisors
Anders Perner​​

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Medical Endocrinology​

Topic: Gestational weight gain in women with pregestational diabetes | PhD student: Björg Ásbjörnsdóttir

Project title
The effect of motivational interviewing with focus on diet and weight gain on prevention of excessive fetal growth in pregnant women with type 2 diabetes

Place of employment
Dept. of Endocrinology

Supervisors
Elisabeth Mathiesen (Dept. of Endocrinology)
Peter Damm (Dept. of Obstetrics)

Topic: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy with diabetes | PhD student: Marianne Vestgaard

Project title
Blood pressure, antihypertensive treatment and preeclampsia in pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes

Place of employment
Dept. of Endocrinology

Supervisors
Elisabeth Mathiesen (Dept. of Endocrinology)
Peter Damm (Dept. of Obstetrics)

Topic: Thyroid and reproductions | PhD student: Sofie Bliddal

Project title
Thyroid autoimmunity and reproductive failure in Danish women with infertility or recurrent pregnancy loss.

Place of employment
Dept. of Endocrinology

Supervisors
Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen

Topic: Glucocorticoid-induced adrenal insufficeincy | PhD student: Stina Willemoes Borresen

Project title
Differences in glucocorticoid-induced adrenal insufficiency among patients with rheumatoid arthritis coursed by polymorphisms in the glucocorticoid receptor gene with different sensitivity to glucocorticoids

Place of employment
Dept. of Endocrinology

Supervisors
Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen

Topic: Measurement of quality of life using ecological momentary assessments | PhD student: Victor Brun Boese

Project title
Ecological momentary assessment of patient reported outcomes – examination of level of agreement and relative responsiveness between momentary and retrospective versions of the ThyPRO questionnaire

Place of employment
Dept. of Endocrinology

Supervisors
Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen

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Medical Gastroenterology​

Topic: Intestinal Failure | PhD student: Siri Tribler

Project title
Catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients with intestinal failure.

Place of employment
Dept. of Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Palle Bekker Jeppesen

Topic: Intestinal Failure | PhD student: Rahim Naimi

Project title
Use of the GLP-2 analogue ZP1848 in the treatment of pa-tients with short bowel syndrome

Place of employment
Zealand Pharma, Smedeland 36, 2600 Glostrup

Supervisors
Palle Bekker Jeppesen

Topic: Intestinal Failure | PhD student: Mark Hvistendahl

Project title
Intestinal rehabilitation and adaptation in short bowel syn-drome patients with intestinal failure or insufficiency

Place of employment
Dept. of Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Palle Bekker Jeppesen

Topic: Intestinal Failure | PhD student: Kristian Fuglsang

Project title
Short Bowel Syndrome – database study

Place of employment
Dept. of Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Palle Bekker Jeppesen

Topic: Intestinal Failure | PhD student: Pernille Kongsbak-Wismann

Project title
The intestinotrophic and anti-inflammatory effects of GLP-1 and GLP-2 in rodent models of inflammatory bowel disease.

Place of employment
Gubra Aps

Supervisors
Palle Bekker Jeppesen

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Nephrology​​

Topic: Chronic Kidney Disease | PhD student: Anders Nordholm

Project title
Accelerated Aging and Disturbed Mineral Homeostasis

Place of employment
Dept. Nephrol Herlev & Rigshospitalet, KU

Supervisors
Klaus Ølgaard, Ewa Lewin

Topic: Vascular calcification | PhD student: Eva Gravesen

Project title
Reversibility of Uremic Vasculopathy

Place of employment
Dept. of Nephrology, Rigshospitalet, KU

Supervisors
Klaus Olgaard, Ewa Lewin

Topic: Hyperphosphatemia and Diet intervention | PhD student: Louise Havkrog Salomo

Project title
The effect of long term dietary intervention on parameters of phosphate homeostasis in patients with moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD3) - with special emphasis on phosphate containing food additives (FOS-FOKUS)

Place of employment
Dept. of Nephrology

Supervisors
Arne Astrup, Anne-Lise Kamper

Topic: Uremic Vasculopathy | PhD student: Maria L. Mace

Project title
Renal and Bone Crosstalk in Uremia

Place of employment
Dept. Nephrol Herlev & Rigshospitalet, KU

Supervisors
Klaus Ølgaard, Ewa Lewin

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Physiology​

Topic: Cerebral Blood Flow | PhD student: Niels D. Olesen

Project title
Hjernens gennemblødning under anæstesi

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
Niels H. Secher, Niels V-Olsen

Topic: Perioperative fluid balance | PhD student: Rune B. Strandby

Project title
Perioperativ væskebalance

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
Lars Bo Svendsen, Niels H. Secher

Topic: Cerebral Blood Flow | PhD student: Jouo J. Matos

Project title
Intravenous vitamin C prevents isocapnic hyperoxi-induced regional and global cerebral hypoperfusion

Place of employment
Rio, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil

Supervisors
Antonio C. Nobrega ( Niels H. Secher)

Topic: Anesthesiology | PhD student: Marianne Agerskov

Project title
Perfusion index in perioperative haemodynamic monitoring

Place of employment
Hvidovre Hospital

Supervisors
Nicolai B. Foss (Niels H. Secher)

Topic: Cardiovascular physiology | PhD student: Kim Z Rokamp

Project title
A genetic aspect on cardiovascular regulation in humans.

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
Niels V. Olesen, Niels H. Secher

Topic: Cardiovascular physiology | PhD student: Tanja Mijacika

Project title
Distribution of blood volume during breat hold

Place of employment
University of Split, Croatia

Supervisors
Zeljko Dujic,(Niels H. Secher)

Topic: Neurology | PhD student: N. Arngrim

Project title
Migraine induced by hypoxia: an MRI spectroscopy and angiography study.(Glostrup).

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
M. Ashina (Niels H. Secher)

Topic: Cardiovascular physiology | PhD student: Laura Oberholzer

Project title
Targeting arterial stiffness with exercise training in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction: The effect on blood volume.

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
Carsten Lundby, Niels H. Secher

Topic: | PhD student: Mia Midtgaard Kolmos

Project title
Cognitive function and cerebrovascular reactivity in small vessel disease stroke during exercise.

Place of employment
Herlev Hospital

Supervisors
Christina Rostrup Krause (Niels H. Secher)

Topic: Anesthesiology | PhD student: Kristin Steinthorsdottir

Project title
The effect of high-dose glucocorticoid on acute postoperative complications.

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
Eske Kvanner Aasvang

Topic: Anesthesiology | PhD student: Camilla Haahr

Project title
Continuous monitoring and prediction of severe postoperative complications.

Place of employment
Rigshospitalet

Supervisors
Eske Kvanner Aasvang

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Surgical Gastroenterology​

Topic: Colorectal cancer and colorectal liver metastases | PhD student: Hans Christian Rolff

Project title
Integrin profile in colorectal cancer and colorectal liver metastases

Place of employment
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Ben Vainer, Lars Bo Svendsen, Gunilla Høyer-Hansen

Topic: Liver transplantation | PhD student: Andreas Arendtsen Rostved

Project title
Identification of risk factors for graft loss within the first year after liver transplantation: Impact of Biomarkers and Hemodynamic Changes​

Place of employment
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Allan Rasmussen, Jens Hillingsø, Jens Lundgren

Topic: Gut hormones | PhD student: Simon Veedfald

Project title
Vagal mechanisms underlying the effects of endogenous Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 – the gut-brain-pancreatic axis

Place of employment
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology / Translational Metabolic Physiology, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Supervisors
Jens Juul Holst, Lars Bo Svendsen

Topic: Microcirculation and postoperative complications | PhD student: Rikard Ambrus

Project title
The influence of the robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery, epidural analgesia, and inotropic drugs in systemic and splanchnichemodynamics in patients' undergoing gastroesophageal resection

Place of employment
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Lars Bo Svendsen, Michael ​Achiam​

Topic: Premature, laparoscopy, microcirculation, nutrition, indocyanine green, surgery | PhD student: Kristine Bach Korsholm Knudsen

Project title
Better Diagnostic and Surgical treatment of infants with Necrotizing enterocolitis.​

Place of employment
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Jørgen Mogens Thorup​

Topic: Follow-up, cancer, nursing | PhD student: Kristine Dengsø

Project title
Follow-up after radical surgery for cancer in the pancreas, duodenum and bile ducts​

Place of employment
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology

Supervisors
Thordis Thomsen, Jens Hillingsø, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton, Bo Marcel Christensen ​

Topic: ​Perfusion assessment | PhD student: ​Nikolaj Nerup

Project title
​Improvement of abdominal surgery by intraoperative perfusion assessment

Place of employment
​Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology

Supervisors
​Michael Achiam, Lars Bo Svendsen

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Urology​​

Topic: Prostate cancer | PhD student: Frederik B. Thomsen​

Project title
Active surveillance, a treatment strategy for patients with localized prostate cancer. Criteria for selection and progression

Place of employment
Dept. of Urology, Copenhagen Prostate Cancer Center

Supervisors
Peter Iversen, Klaus Brasso

Topic: Prostate cancer | PhD student: Kasper D. Berg

Project title
Optimizing the prognostic value of biopsy information in prostatic cancer - value of TMPRSS2-ERG gene mutation assessment

Place of employment
Dept. of Urology, Copenhagen Prostate Cancer Center

Supervisors
Peter Iversen, Klaus Brasso

Topic: Prostate cancer | PhD student: M. Andreas Røder

Project title
Radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer at Rigshospitalet 1995-2011. An analysis of surgical and oncological outcome

Place of employment
Dept. of Urology, Copenhagen Prostate Cancer Center

Supervisors
Peter Iversen, Klaus Brasso

Topic: Prostate cancer | PhD student: Camilla Nerstrøm (Research Year Student)

Project title
Will-Rogers phenomenon in biopsy Gleason score 6 and 7. An analysis of biochemical outcome in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer

Place of employment
Dept. of Urology, Copenhagen Prostate Cancer Center

Supervisors
Klaus Brasso

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Vascul​ar Surgery​

Topic: Advanced ultrasound and EVAR follow-up | PhD student: Kim Bredahl​

Project title
Advanced ultrasound instead of CT for EVAR-follow-up

Place of employment
Dept. of Vascular Surgery

Supervisors
Henrik Sillesen, Jonas Eiberg

Topic: Carotid Atherosclerosis | PhD student: Benjamin Sandholt

Project title
Significance of inflammation for thrombotic events in patients with Carotid Atherosclerosis – use of 3D Ultrasound

Place of employment
Dept. of Vascular Surgery

Supervisors
Henrik Sillesen, Anne Sofie Astrup

Topic: Measuring perfusion with micro lightguide spectrophotometry (O2C) | PhD student: Lise Pyndt

Project title
Lower limb perfusion by micro lightguide spectrophotometry

Place of employment
Dept. of Vascular Surgery

Supervisors
Torben V. Schroeder, Jonas Eiberg

Topic: Patient-centred Prevention | PhD student: Kathrine Hoffmann Pii

Project title
Responsibility Flows in Patient-centred Prevention Work

Place of employment
Copenhagen Business School

Supervisors
Signe Vikkelsø, Margit Roed (Local supervisor)

Topic: Post operative inflammatory response | PhD student: Louise de la Motte

Project title
The systemic inflammatory response following endovascular aortic repair

Place of employment
Dept. of Vascular Surgery

Supervisors
Lars lönn, Katja vogt, Torben V. Schroeder

Topic: Smoking cessation | PhD student: Mette K. Flamand

Project title
Effect of smoking cessation on complications after vascular surgery

Place of employment
Dept. of Vascular Surgery

Supervisors
Torben V Schroeder, Hanne Tønnesen​

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