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2020
23 SEP

New technology causes body to fight cancer at full strength

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have found a way to break down the defence mechanisms that cancer cells use to slow down the immune system, and then restart the body&rsquo...

Medicine and medico technology
TRAP device
16 SEP

Samples from the small intestine provide more knowledge

Researchers from DTU Health Tech have developed a system for sampling bacteria from the small intestine to provide more knowledge about our digestive system, and how it...

Medicine and medico technology
Ædre dame close up af øje
15 SEP

New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
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
Sound-field ASSR measurement in the audiovisual immersion lab (AVIL) - (Photo: Valentina Zapata-Rodríguez/Ana Sofía Patiño)
12 AUG

Better adaptation of hearing aids for infants

New research contributes to assessing whether a room in a hearing clinic is suitable when the hearing aids of tomorrow are to be adapted to infants who are just a few months...

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
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
25 JUN

Machine learning predicts side effects from chemotherapy

In collaboration with Rigshospitalet, researchers from DTU Health Technology have developed a machine learning model that can predict chemotherapy-associated nephrotoxicity...

Medicine and medico technology Data analysis
04 JUN

Two NERD grants to DTU Health Tech researchers

Two researchers at DTU Health Tech receive 13 and 12.5 MDKK from the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s new programme NERD.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Optics Magnets Quantum theory and atomic physics
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