Professors in the Juliane Marie Centre

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​The Juliane Marie Centre currently employs 18​ professors of the following research areas:




Fertility​


Professor Anders Nyboe Andersen (CV)

Anders Nyboe Andersen is a professor of assisted reproduction at the Fertility Department at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Assisted reproduction
  • Ovarian stimulation
  • Response prediction
  • Infant health after assisted reproduction technology (ART) and recently individual fertility assessment and guidance


Contact information
E-mail: anders.nyboe.andersen@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4976

 
​Professor Claus Yding Andersen (CV)

Claus Yding Andersen is a professor of human reproductive physiology at The Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, the Department of Fertility at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Ovarian endocrinology
  • Steroidogenesis
  • Fertility preservation and cryopreservation of gonadal tissue and human embryonic stem cells.


He was member of the team which introduced IVF to Denmark in the mid 1980´s and has worked at The Laboratory of Reproductive Biology since then. He serves on the editorial board of a number of scientific journals, research committees and international societies. 



Contact information
E-mail: claus.yding@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 5822

Professor Ole Bjarne Christiansen (CV)

Ole B. Christiansen is a clinical professor in obstetrics and gynaecology at The Aalborg University Hospital and consultant at the Department of Fertility at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Clinical, epidemiological and immunological aspects of recurrent miscarriage
  • Clarification of the immunogenetic background of late pregnancy disorders

He has authored and co-authored more than 100 scientific papers and 7 book chapters. Ole Bjarne Christiansen is a member of editorial boards of three scientific journals and member of executive boards of several international scientific societies.


Contact information
E-mail: ole.bjarne.christiansen@regionh.dk
Phone:​ +45 3545 8486 

Professor Søren Ziebe


Søren Ziebe is a professor of clinical embryology at the Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

His main research areas are:
  • Clinical embryology​
  • Assisted Reproduction
  • Embryonic development
  • Gamete competence

He is chairman of the National Fertility Society (2nd term) and has previously been president of the Nordic Fertility Society and member of the Executive Committee of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and Coordinator for ESHRE SIG sub-committee – responsible for all training and educational activities of ESHRE 2007 – 2011. Further, he is appointed Council of Europe expert.

Contact information
Tlf.: +453545 1370

 
 

Growth and Reproduction​ 


 
Professor Anders Juul (CV)

Anders Juul is a clinical professor of growth and reproduction at the Department of Growth and Reproduction at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Growth and pubertal disorders
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Genetic influence on testicular function
  • Influence of environmental factors and lifestyle on reproduction.

He has authored more than 260 scientific papers, and supervised more than 20 PhD students. He is principal investigator on a North European Multicenter study (NESGAS) and coordinates national and international research projects.


Contact information
E-mail: anders.juul@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 1377


​Professor Niels Erik Skakkebaek (CV)

Professor Niels E. Skakkebaek is an adjunct professor in testicular dysgenesis syndrome (TDS) and endocrine disrupters at University of Copenhagen and senior researcher at University Department of growth and Reproduction, The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitaletm, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

His primary research areas are:

  • Testicular dysgenesis syndrome (TDS) and
  • Endocrine disrupters

Professor Niels E. Skakkebaek has published more than 500 research papers (H-index 85) and supervised numerous Ph.D. students. He is Doctor H.C. at Turku University, Finland, and has received several prizes for his research, including The Andrea Prader Prize (European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology), The Novo Nordic Prize, The KFJ Prize (University of Copenhagen ) and The Lundbeck Prize.


Contact information
E-mail: niels.erik.skakkebaek@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 5085


Professor Katharina M. Main (CV)


Katharina M. Main is clinical professor in Paediatrics at the Department of Growth and Reproduction in Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet. Her research focuses on:

  • Gonadal development and reproductive potential in girls and boys
  • Patients with Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)
  • The role of life style and environmental chemicals on reproduction


She has authored more than 210 scientific articles and supervised more than 22 PhD students.  


Publications liste​d in PURE
Publications listed in PubMed​


Contact information​
E-mail: katharina.main@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 5085​


Gynaecology


Professor Bent Ottesen

Bent Ottesen is a professor of obstetrics and gynaecology and is project director at The Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction at Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Surgical procedures
  • Medical education and training

He has published more than 230 scientific articles, 20 review papers, books, editorials and letters and more than 200 lectures/posters. editorials og letters. 


Contact information
E-mail: bent.ottesen@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4768​


Professor Claus Høgdall

Claus Høgdall is a professor of clinical gynaecological oncology  at Department of Gynaecology at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

His main research areas are:

  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Surgical procedures
  • Translational research
  • Clinical Databases 

He has published more than 200 scientific articles and books.


Contact information 
E-mail: claus.hogdall@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4248


Professor Susanne Krüger Kjær 

Susanne Krüger Kjær is a professor of gynaecological cancer epidemiology at the Department of Gynaecology at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Her main research areas are:

  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • breast cancer
  • Cancer and other morbidity among women with infertility problems and their children, and the importance of gene-environment interactions in cancer development

The main part of the research falls within two groups: 1) register-based research and 2) clinical and molecular biological epidemiology based on large population-based studies. Professor Susanne Krüger Kjær has authored more than 350 scientific papers, and she is the Danish primary investigator on the clinical, randomised trials of the efficacy of HPV vaccination. 


Contact information
E-mail: susanne@cancer.dk
Phone: +45 3525 7663


 Professor Øjvind Lidegaard

Øjvind Lidegaard is professor of obstetrics & gynaecology, at the Department of Gynaecology at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Gynaecological endocrinology
  • Fetal exposures and postnatal diseases
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Early pregnancy
  • Obstetrics

Mainly epidemiological studies taking advantage of the Danish national health registries. Professor Øjvind Lidegaard is the Head of the National Quality Database in early pregnancy and abortion. www.tigrab.dk


Contact information​
E-mail: oejvind.lidegaard@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4249



Neonatology​


​Professor Gorm Greisen (CV)

Gorm Greisen is a professor of Paediatrics at the Department of Neonatology at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

His central research fields includes:

  • Causes of brain injury in preterm infants
  • Cerebral blood flow and cerebral oxygenation
  • Systematic follow-up studies to evaluate outcomes later in life
  • Growth before and after birth
  • Consequences of growth in the perinatal period for later health
  • Interventions in the newborn period to improve health later in life
  • Ethics of medical research.

Professor Gorm Greisen has taken part in several systematic follow-up studies to evaluate outcomes later in life. His research areas also include growth before and after birth and the consequences of growth in the perinatal period for later health. 


Contact information
E-mail: gorm.greisen@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4320



Obstetrics


​Professor Ann Tabor (CV)

Ann Tabor is Professor of Fetal Medicine at the Department of Obstetrics, The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Her main research areas are:

  • Prenatal screening
  • First trimester risk assessment of the fetus
  • Invasive diagnostic procedures in pregnancy
  • Intrauterine growth
  • Intrauterine monitoring of foetuses at risk
  • Teaching and training in obstetrical and gynaecological ultrasound
  • Physical and sexual abuse in women

Professor Ann Tabor received an Award from the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, in recognition of achievement in gynaecology and obstetrics, in 2000. In 2008 she was awarded the Gold Medal from the Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Singapore, and in 2011 she was rewarded with a grant from The Found called ‘A Good Beginning In Life” for her research on violence and abuse in women.

She has published more than 130 scientific articles and several books, editorials and letters.


Contact information
E-mail: ann.tabor@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4002


Professor Peter Damm (CV)

Peter Damm is a professor and consultant in Obstetrics at the Department of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Together with professor Elisabeth R Mathiesen from Department of endocrinology, Peter Damm is leading the Center for Pregnant Women with Diabetes.  

His main research areas are:

  • Pregnancy and diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes (prevention, screening and diagnosis, treatment, long term consequenses for mother and child)
  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes (treatment, complications, long term consequenses for the child)
  • Obstetrics
  • Preeclampsia
  • Physical activity
  • Overweight and obestity


Contact information
E-mail: peter.damm@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4031



​Paediatrics​


Professor Kjeld Schmiegelow (CV)

Kjeld Schmiegelow is a clinical professor of Paediatrics at the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

His main research areas are childhood cancer with a specific focus on: 

  • The etiology of childhood cancer
  • Pharmacology of anticancer agents
  • The influence of host genomics on drug disposition, treatment efficacy and toxicity
  • Strategies for individualised anticancer therapy, and
  • Late effects of anticancer therapy and long term rehabilitation of children with cancer

He has authored more than 200 scientific papers, and supervised more than 25 PhD students. He is principal investigator on the Nordic/Baltic treatment program for children and adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (the most common childhood malignancy). Kjeld Schmiegelow has research collaborations with scientists in Europe, the US and Asia.


Contact information
E-mail: kjeld.schmiegelow@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 4843

Professor Peter Uldall (CV)

Peter Uldall is a professor of child neurology at the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His main research areas are:

  • Cerebral palsy, causes and consequences,
  • Childhood epilepsy and cognitive development after corticosteroid treatment

He is a member of the committee of National Advisors of the European Pediatric Neurology Society and the Medical director of the Danish Cerebral Palsy Register since 1990.


Contact information
E-mail: peter.uldall@regionh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 5095

Professor Klaus Gottlob Müller (CV)

Klaus Müller is a professor in paediatric oncology at the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

His main research areas are:

  • Treatment related toxicity in cancer treatment
  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Inflammation and immunodeficiency
  • Late effects after chemotherapy during childhood

Publications listed in PURE​

Contact information

E-mail: muller@rh.dk
Phone: +45 3545 8178



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Surgical Pathophysiology


Professor Henrik Kehlet (CV)

Henrik Kehlet was Professor of Surgery at Copenhagen University and is now Professor of Perioperative Therapy at Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK, the American College of Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, the German Surgical Society and the German Anaesthesiological Society. 

Professor Kehlet’s research interests have focused on:

  • Surgical pathophysiology
  • Acute pain physiology and treatment
  • The transition from acute to chronic pain
  • Postoperative fatigue and organ dysfunction
  • These efforts have condensed to form the concept of ‘fast-track surgery’ with the aim of achieving the ‘pain and risk-free operation’.

Professor Kehlet has published more than 900 scientific articles and has given more than 300 invited lectures at international scientific meetings, including several honorary lectures.


Contact information
E-mail: henrik.kehlet@regionh.dk
Phone: +45  3545 4074

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