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Personal award of DKK 100,000 to Aarhus researcher

Henrik Schmidt from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital has received a personal award of DKK 100,000 from William Nielsen's Foundation. The personal award is given in recognition of his research and work on melanomas.

Henrik Schmidt carries out his day-to-day research in Aarhus. He has received a personal award in recognition of his research into melanomas in the middle of a busy working day. The personal award is from William Nielsen's Foundation and is in the amount of DKK 100,000.

Henrik Schmidt is deeply involved in research into melanomas. He is part of a research group that has particular focus on the role of the innate immune system in the development and treatment of melanoma. He is also supervisor in a number of PhD studies of melanomas, and participates in several national and international clinical and medical experimental treatments of melanomas.

A pat on the back

Henrik Schmidt the award as a welcome recognition.

”I was very pleased with the recommendation. I have received the personal award in recognition of my research work during a very busy working day. It helps give me extra motivation for the work that lies ahead. And fortunately there is a great deal of progress taking place right now in treatment and knowledge about melanomas,” says Henrik Schmidt.

Henrik Schmidt has a final examination for the Master’s degree in medicine from 1992. He became a medical specialist in clinical oncology in 2006 and defended his doctoral dissertation in 2007, which gave him the higher doctoral degree in medical science (DMSc)- all from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital.

He was born on 2 October 1964 in Fredericia, Denmark.

Further information

Consultant, Clinical Associate Professor, MD, DMSc Henrik Schmidt
Aarhus University, Department of Clinical Medicine and
Aarhus University Hospital, Department of Oncology
Direct tel: +45 8949 1682