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5 APRIL 2018


Foundations invest dkk 280 million in biomedical company
A company founded by three biomedical researchers has received one of the largest ever investments in a Danish biotech company in the form of a large capital injection by four major European investment foundations. With the investment, the researchers can now follow their basic research in muscles to end and see it converted into medicinal products.


Quota 2: Increase in applications to the study programmes at Health
This year, more than 3,000 hopeful young people have applied to Health's study programmes. Almost a third of them have AU as their first priority – which is the highest proportion ever. This means the health science study programmes remain very popular. Almost two out of three applications to Health are to the medical degree programme.

Internal focus

New co-examiner system will ensure compliance with ministerial orders
The chairmanship of the external co-examiners across Denmark’s health science study programmes has decided to implement a new digital system for the allocation of co-examiners. The system will first and foremost ensure that the procedure in future lives up to the Examination Order.

people news

New Doctor of Medical Science carries out research into placebo effects
Lene Vase is a new Doctor of Medical Science at Aarhus University, Health. Her research into placebo effects is targeted towards medical doctors, researchers and pharmaceutical companies who want to test and increase the effect of their treatment and of new forms of treatment.

New Aarhus professor will strengthen treatment of mental disorders
Søren Dinesen Østergaard is a new professor at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Department for Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Here he will primarily conduct research into measurement-based treatment of mental disorders.

upcoming events

PhD defence: Kristian Høy
MatchPoints Seminar 2018
NBP Symposium - Psychiatric Epidemiology

You can find further PhD defences, inaugural lectures and other events in Health's calendar

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