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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
Coronavirus stamtræ
06 MAY

DTU develops global platform for sharing coronavirus data

A team of researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, is working with European partners to develop a platform where researchers worldwide can share and retrieve...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Foto Colourbox
01 MAY

Early warning test for coronavirus

Researchers to develop skin prick test to detect coronavirus before patients fall ill with COVID-19 and to identify at-risk patients.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
Streptokokker
30 APR

Good bacteria may cause serious damage

“Streptococci” is a term describing a group of bacteria in our oral cavity from which we mostly benefit. However, if these enter the blood stream they may prove...

Health and diseases Mathematical modelling
Spildevand
29 APR

Toilet visits contribute to surveillance of coronavirus infection

Analyzing sewage can reveal whether the number of COVID-19 infections in an area is increasing or decreasing, according to analyses from the Technical University of Denmark...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Doctor testing patient for Covid-19
22 APR

DTU researchers produce enzymes needed for corona tests

In a very short amount of time, researchers at DTU have succeeded in producing enzymes that are used in corona tests.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fermentation Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Production of radioactive medicine
20 APR

Early mornings help Danish cancer patients

While Denmark and DTU have been under lockdown, vital parts of society have kept going. This also includes to some of DTU’s laboratories.

Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Health and diseases
(Photo: 02Matic)
30 MAR

Oxygen robot used in treatment of coronavirus

High demand for Danish O2matic robot ensuring correct amount of oxygen for patients with respiratory problems. DTU contributes to developing a new version of the robot...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems
Professor Anders Wolff
25 MAR

Devices for rapid diagnosis of coronavirus under development

DTU and Statens Serum Institut are developing three new and rapid instruments for on-site diagnosis of coronavirus. Two of them are scheduled to be ready for emergency...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Nanoparticles
Peter Ouma Okeyo_DTU Health Tech
06 MAR

Easier and more sensitive method for drug characterisation

Postdoc Peter Ouma Okeyo and his colleagues at DTU Health Tech, University of Copenhagen and University of Oslo have developed a new method that can reduce costs in early...

Medicine and medico technology
Sine Reker Hadrup. Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard/EliteForsk.
27 FEB

Cancer researcher receives EliteForsk prize

Professor Sine Reker Hadrup is honoured with one of this year's EliteForsk prizes for her immunotherapy research. At the same time, three PhD students from DTU are awarded...

Cells Health and diseases Catalysis
Erwin Schoof Head of Proteomics Core at DTU Bioengineering. Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen.
12 FEB

Scientists detect diseases based on proteins in single cells

Researchers from DTU are the first in Europe to share results on mapping proteins on a single-cell level using Mass Spectrometry-based proteomics

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Innovation and product development Health and diseases
Tunneledderkop
10 FEB

Student paves the way for a new generation of spider antivenom

Using an innovative method, MSc student Sofie Føns has taken the first step towards developing the world’s first spider antivenom based on human antibodies...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
A new Innovation Fund Denmark project will determine the exact points in the brain where magnetic stimulation will have the greatest treatment effect on the individual patient suffering from depression. photo Jesper Scheel
23 JAN

Magnetic stimulation for depression

Advanced software and magnetic stimulation of the brain aims to help patients suffering from depression.

Medicine and medico technology
Copyright: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
15 JAN

Online calculator can predict mixture effects of chemicals

An online tool developed at the Technical University of Denmark can assess the risk of a mixture effect occurring when people are exposed simultaneously to several chemicals...

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

DTU Health Tech expands its area of expertise

On 1 January 2020, 41 employees from recently closed DTU Nutech’s two sections Hevesy Lab and Dosimetry joined DTU Health Tech.

Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medicine and medico technology
2019
Rute NEves and John McCafferty
17 DEC

DTU Bioengineering strengthens its ties to industry

With the appointment of two affiliated professors from Chr. Hansen and IONTAS, DTU Bioengineering strengthens its ties to industry and gains valuable support for the strategic...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Tarm. Foto: Colourbox.com
16 DEC

Using knowledge of gut bacteria to improve stem cell transplantations

Research from DTU is providing a first insight into how knowledge about patients' gut bacteria can be used to reduce the side effects of stem cell transplantation.

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases