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07 NOV

Complex model of the human brain controls robot

The robots of tomorrow will be able to both adapt to changes in their surroundings and learn new tasks.

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Image: Colourbox.dk
06 NOV

A 360º view of the effects of foods

By exploring both the beneficial and the harmful health-related properties in foods, consumers and authorities become better equipped to predict the health effects of individual...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
Tarmbakterier og sundhed
24 OCT

More knowledge on the role of gut bacteria in diet and health

A research project led by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, will generate more knowledge of the role gut microbiota plays when people react differently to the same...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
Mælkesyrebakterier. John Walsh/Science Photo Library/Scanpix
23 OCT

The key to good health lies in your gut

Bacteria in the gut affect the risk of developing lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The National Food Institute, Technical University...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
E. coli bacteria / Image: CDC Image Library
22 OCT

Sour milk product to combat diarrhea in calves and increase animal welfare

A research project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, aims to develop a sour milk product that can prevent diarrhea in calves. This...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Livestock diseases Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Production animals
Photo by Elvira Eberhardt
21 OCT

70 MDKK for MR scanning and insights into metabolic processes

Professor Jan Ardenkjær-Larsen from DTU Health Tech receives the prestigious ERC Synergy grant together with Professors in Physics Martin Plenio and Fedor Jelezko...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
Jørgen Arendt Jensen and Erik V. Thomsen. Photo by Jesper Scheel
21 OCT

73 MDKK for ultrasound in 4D

Jørgen Arendt Jensen and Erik Vilain Thomsen from DTU Health Tech receive the prestigious ERC Synergy grant, awarded to cross-disciplinary research projects. The...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Micro and nanotechnology
Helle Krogh Johansen, Rigshospitalet pressefoto
18 OCT

60 Million DKK for research in persistent bacterial infections

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has granted 60 Million DKK to a research project that will use miniature organ models to study persistent infections.

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases Artificial organs Physiological modelling
Testikel fra voksen rotte. DTU Fødevareinstituttet
15 OCT

The unborn child must be better protected from chemical cocktails

Even small doses of a chemical substance can be harmful when it occurs in combination with other substances. Knowledge about the cocktail effect is pivotal when legislators...

Health and diseases
Foto: Vibeke Hempler
11 OCT

DKK 144.5 million from the EU for health technology projects

On 11 October, the European Research Council (ERC) awarded new ERC Synergy grants. DTU participates in two of these, which have each been granted more than DKK 70 million...

Medical equipment and systems Image analysis Health and diseases
08 AUG

EU grant for development of medical sensor

Professor Anja Boisen from DTU Health Tech receives Proof of Concept grant of DKK 1.1 million from the European Research Council.

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Optics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: DTU
04 JUL

Students ensure greater accuracy of scanning images

Thanks to two student projects, the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) research unit at Hvidovre Hospital will be able to receive images of the liver and brain tissue in...

Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Image: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
02 JUL

Fortified foods can alleviate vitamin D deficiency in Denmark

Foods fortified with vitamin D have proved to be effective in avoiding vitamin D deficiency among Danish and Pakistani women during winter, according to a study from the...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
27 JUN

DTU Health Tech – open for collaboration

As a relatively new department at DTU, the Department of Health Technology has an ambition to create and strengthen collaboration with stakeholders from academia, industry...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
21 JUN

Playware wins award as Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019

The award as ‘The Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019’ was presented to Professor Henrik Hautop Lund at the gala for the 2019 at The...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Photo: Colourbox.com
15 MAY

A substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish

The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
24 APR

New Assistant Professor

Since March 15, Abigail Kressner has started a new position as Assistant Professor in the Hearing Systems Section at DTU Health Tech.

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Information technology
Illustration: Benny Box
05 APR

Personalized medicine for children with cancer

In a joint project involving Rigshospitalet and DTU, parents of all Danish children with cancer will be given the offer to have the genetic characteristics of their children...

Genes and genomes Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Computer calculations
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 APR

DTU appoints Head of DTU Health Technology

Professor Thomas Andresen will become the new Head of Department of the newly created DTU Health Technology. (This story has been updated)

Health and diseases
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19 MAR

Narcolepsy may be caused by the body attacking itself

Researchers from DTU and the University of Copenhagen are now pointing out that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease. This may be important to future treatment of this chronic...

Health and diseases