Merete Lund Hetland

​Professor of Rheumatology

Other titles

Professor, DMSc, PhD, MD, Consultant in Rheumatology, Head of the DANBIO steering committee, chair of the scientific board of Danish Rheumatology Biobank. 

Affiliated to

COPECARE (Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research), Centre for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Centre of Head and Orthopaedics and University of Copenhagen. 

Research areas include

  • Clinical studies: Treatment strategies in early rheumatoid arthritis.
  • The DANBIO registry: Treatment of patients with inflammatory joint diseases in routine care.
  • Epidemiology: Effectiveness of treatment, biosimilar drugs, biological drugs, prognostic factors, cancer, pregnancy, long-term sickness absence in patients with inflammatory joint diseases.
  • Biomarkers: Diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in patients with inflammatory joint diseases.

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Phone: +45 38 63 33 30

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