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03 MAR

Centre for Diagnostics DTU finds Brazilian variant of coronavirus

Centre for Diagnostics DTU has found the first Danish covid-19 sample with the Brazilian variant of coronavirus.

Viruses Genes and genomes Health and diseases
15 FEB

3D images provide important knowledge about brain health

DTU Compute has developed algorithms and image analysis tools that help to increase the understanding of how diseases attack tissue in order to improve MRI techniques for...

Image analysis Data analysis Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
Plastic toys Colourbox
12 FEB

Potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic toys

New research suggests that more than 100 chemicals found in plastic toy materials may pose possible health risks to children. The study provides findings that may lead...

Chemistry Mathematics Health and diseases
CHO cell research at DTU Biosustain and National Biologics Facility
12 FEB

DTU expands research and collaboration on cell cultures

Danish research into cell cultures and the development of proteins for biological pharmaceuticals—including for cancer treatment—is strengthened with new unit...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
 Experimental set-up on football field near d & b in Backnang, Germany. (Photo: d&b)
11 FEB

Taming the sound from outdoor concerts

DTU collaborates with leading German audio technology company on developing software that can limit noise from outdoor concerts. 

Sound Health and diseases
Jordnødder. Foto: Colourbox.dk
08 FEB

First Danish estimates for the burden of disease for peanut allergy

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have produced the first estimates for the burden of disease for peanut allergy. Burden of disease...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases Nutrition and dietary habits
Brain tumour
03 FEB

Improved cell therapy to benefit patients with brain cancer

With the support of Independent Research Fund Denmark, researchers from DTU Health Tech are developing a new type of cell therapy with the potential to save the lives of...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Cells
Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard
03 FEB

Immune system T cells to be trained to remove cancer

Profile: Sine Reker Hadrup is trying to find methods to train the human immune system’s T-cells to locate and remove cancer cells more effectively. 

Health and diseases
Chubby kid struggling to close his shirt
01 FEB

Gut bacteria predict weight loss

A new study shows that gut bacteria play a greater role in weight loss than diet and genetics combined.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Health and diseases
26 JAN

DTU assists in the fight against coronavirus

The Center for Diagnostik DTU is now upgrading its efforts and examining all positive samples for the new variants.

Viruses Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Sædcelle trænger ind i æg. Foto: Colourbox.dk
14 JAN

Towards new methods for replacing animal testing

A novel alternative approach that can identify chemicals, which affect male reproductive health without the use of animal tests has been developed in a research project...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
2020
Blood samples
10 NOV

A step forward towards developing immunotherapy for hematological cancers

Researchers from DTU Health Tech identify promising possibilities for applying immunotherapy to hematological cancer patients.

Cells Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Coronavirus. Image: Colourbox.dk
05 NOV

New guide to calculating the burden of disease of COVID-19

The European Burden of Disease Network, which includes researchers from the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has developed a protocol for calculating the disease burden...

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
Photo: Colourbox.com
09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
Campylobacter. Foto: CDC/ Dr. Patricia Fields, Dr. Collette Fitzgerald
02 SEP

Significantly more Danes infected with campylobacter in 2019

In 2019, the number of registered campylobacter infections increased by almost a fifth and studies show that many of the campylobacter outbreaks recorded that year were...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
Scientific Advances
20 AUG

New liquid marker system helps medical doctors optimize precision in surgery and...

A research team headed by DTU Health Tech bridges diagnostic advances and therapeutic procedures.

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Coronavirus stamtræ
10 AUG

Detecting emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring

A new European research collaboration aims to increase the chances of detecting emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Postdoc Arthur César Pinon
25 MAY

Non-toxic contrast agent to enhance MRI scanning sensitivity

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have developed a new water-based high contrast alternative technique for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
14 MAY

The real burden of disease for a number of foodborne diseases

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has estimated how many Danes actually get sick from seven different disease-causing microorganisms that are...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
13 MAY

Measuring nanoparticles in a salt gradient could be a step towards new types of...

Researchers from DTU Health Tech have shown how to measure the size and surface charge of nanoparticles with something as simple as table salt.

Health and diseases