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PhD defence: Christina Ekenberg

Christina Ekenberg will defend her PhD Thesis focused on "The Immune-Dysfunctional Host—From Clinic to Bench".
Time: 24 February 2020, 14:00-17:00
Place: Auditorium 2, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø
Find more information here.


Open position for PhD student

PERSIMUNE is looking for a full-time PhD student a project in the PERSIMUNE research portfolio at CHIP.
The position is open for a trained physician with knowledge of biostatistics and bioinformatics being an advantage.
The candidate is expected to join the team of the new study investigating the influence of the gut microbiome on HIV-pathogenesis.
Find out more and apply before the 17th of February following this link.



Gratis adgang til undervisningsvideoer om Infektionsmedicin fra Københavns Universitet

Nu kan alle få adgang til undervisningsvideoer om Infektionsmedicin. Videoerne som er udviklet som undervisningsmateriale til de medicinstuderende på KU.
Materialet ligger på KU’s webside. Gå til undervisningsvideoerne.


New publication in Nature Genetics

Recent study affiliated with PERSIMUNE demonstrates how the use of good statistics allows disease-agnostic SNP discoveries across hospital data in the UK Biobank. Read more.


Featured article about CHIP and PERSIMUNE in Dagens Medicin (in Danish)

A recent publication highlights several of the clinical publications developed at CHIP and PERSIMUNE. The swift development and timely implementation of these applications now depend on how many of the health systems get involved. 
Find out more in the article by Dagens Medicin (in Danish).

Ledig stilling - EU-erfaren projektkoordinator

Forskningsenheden CHIP på Rigshospitalet søger en EU-erfaren projektkoordinator til en administrativ stilling.
Ansøg før 15 januar 2020 her.

PERSIMUNE immunologic colloquium on 18th of December 2019

On the 18th of December 2019, PERSIMUNE invites you to the next immunologic colloquium at Rigshospitalet.
Join us to learn more about Transcription factors in normal and malignant hematopoiesis from Bo Porse (Finsen Lab, Rigshospitalet) and Population genetics and GWAS studies from Anders Albrechtsen (Bioinformatics Centre, KU).
AGENDA and registration via


Lars Peters´ Doctoral Defence

On Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 13:00 MD Lars Peters will defend his doctoral dissertation “Viral hepatitis in HIV: determinants of liver injury and clinical outcomes” to be awarded the doctoral degree in medical science ( (DMSc.).
Time and Place
Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 13:00
Auditorium 1, Rigshospitalet, Entrance 44 Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø


Congratulations to the awardees of EACS Award 2019 and European Hector Research Award in HIV 2019

We would like to congratulate Prof. Andrew Phillips for receiving EACS Award 2019 and Prof. Alison Rodger for being awarded European Hector Research Award in HIV 2019.
EACS award recognises the achievements of a senior scientist who greatly contributed to the field of HIV/AIDS and the European AIDS Clinical Society in the last decades. 
European Hector Research Award is awarded for the best scientific achievements in the HIV research area in 2019.



EuroSIDA study celebrates 25 years

Over 300 people attended EuroSIDA 25 years anniversary symposium at EACS 2019.
Find out more about the special session 'EuroSIDA 25 years: What have we learned from cohort studies?' here.
Since 1994 EuroSIDA study has followed over 22,000 patients from 120 collaborating clinics across 40 countries covering all European regions, Israel and Argentina.

New PERSIMUNE publication on Lymphocyte Count Kinetics

A new study explored correlations between radiotherapy and infection rates in patients with solid malignant tumors.
The article is available here.


New PERSIMUNE publication

New PERSIMUNE study published in Scientific Reports demonstrates that stabilized-frozen gut microbiome samples from hospitalized patients are equivalent to fresh frozen samples.
Full text available here


PhD defence: Theis Aagaard

Theis Aagaard will be defending his PhD Thesis on "Prediction of and outcomes after febrile neutropenia in patients with cancer".
Time: 7 October 2019, 14:00-17:00
Place: Henrik Dam Auditorium, Building 9, Panum Institute, Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200 Copenhagen N
Find more information here.


PERSIMUNE immunologic colloquium on 23rd October 2019

On the 23rd of October 2019 PERSIMUNE invites you to the next immunologic colloquium at Rigshospitalet.
Join us to hear a talk on Metabolomics in fecal samples in fecal samples from Kajetan Trost (Steno Diabetes Center).
AGENDA  and registration via

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