PhD Bettina Nygaard Nielsen

​Bettina Nygaard Nielsen is a clinical pharmacist and has as a part of her PhD project been an integral part of the Paediatric Pain Service,  at the Department of Anaesthesiology,  Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

​In the PhD research project two novel pharmaceutical formulations of well-known analgesics have beendeveloped for children with cancer-related pain and procedural pain. The paediatric formulations have been investigated in clinical trials, including exploratory pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic trials and a randomised controlled trial.

Research areas of interest include:

  • ​​Pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management in acute, procedural, persistent (chronic), cancer-related and palliative pain in children.


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Phone: +45 3545 9546​

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