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The talent area at Health will be strengthened when Vice-Dean and Head of Graduate School Lise Wogensen Bach shortly lets go of the reins as the day-to-day head of graduate school and concentrates more fully on the strategic aspects in collaboration with a new head of graduate school who will work on a half time basis.
Aarhus University’s new university director is 48-year-old Arnold Boon. For the past nine years, Boon has served as administrative and faculty director of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (SUND) at the University of Copenhagen. He will take up his new position on 1 January 2016.
Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen has just been appointed professor with special responsibilities (MSO) at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University. He conducts research into how genetic defects cause diseases and into the development of methods for repairing defective genes.
The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students from your university to a Summer School on Development Policy in Bonn. It will take place from August 1 to August 12, 2016. The program is conducted in English.
Danish Diabetes Academy invites Post Doc fellows, third year PhD to attend the Winter School on Diabetes and Metabolism with focus on different aspects of epidemiology and diabetes ranging from basic to clinical science.
Consultant Per Ovesen is new clinical professor at Aarhus University (AU) and Aarhus University Hospital (AUH). He conducts research into whether foetuses in overweight and diabetic women have an increased risk of developing obesity at birth and later in life.
Claus Højbjerg Gravholt from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital has received the HN Award from the Hede Nielsen Family Foundation. The award includes a cash prize of DKK 350,000, which will support his research into the foetal stage for children of mothers with type 1 diabetes.
John Acquavella has just been appointed professor at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital. He conducts research into how frequent diseases with significance for public health are seen, factors that are associated with increases or decreases of these diseases, and how effective the treatment of these diseases is.
New research breaks with existing knowledge about how our immune system works. Experiments at Aarhus University have shown how the body mobilises a hitherto unknown defence against viruses and bacteria. This also explains why we do not constantly get ill despite the viruses around us.
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