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Chairman for registry research body

The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation has appointed professor Henrik Toft Sørensen from Department of Clinical Epidemiology as head of the Coordinating Body for Registry Research, KOR (In Danish: det Koordinerende Organ for Registerforskning (KOR)). The position is for a four-year period. KOR is a newly established advisory body referring to the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. The aim of the body is to stimulate and strengthen Danish registry research. One of KOR’s tasks is to increase coherence and coordination between Danish as well as international related research activities regarding registries and databases.