• Søndre Skovvej 15, Forskningens Hus

    9000 Aalborg

    Denmark

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The focus for Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit (ATRU) is to study the basic and clinical aspects of thrombosis and vascular diseases and to develop new diagnostic and therapeutic tools.

ATRU is an interdisciplinary, international center with a scientific staff rooted in medicine, epidemiology, statistics, engineering and economics. The center has a good mixture of younger and experienced, senior researchers, and most of the researchers come from the Aalborg area.

ATRU was established as a research center in 2012 with support from the Obel Family Foundation and the Northern Jutland Region. The center is headed by clinical professor,Torben Bjerregaard Larsen.

In 2013, Professor Gregory Y.H. Lip was associated with ATRU and appointed adjunct professor at the Clinical Institute, Aalborg University and the same year honoured as an honorary doctorate at the University. In 2018, he was appointed distinguished professor.

The center supports the formation of national and international research networks and collaboration across clinical hospital departments and university units. The center covers all aspects of cardiovascular research, including epidemiology, statistics, and drug safety research (pharmacovigilance). 

 

Employees

Torben Bjerregaard Larsen (professor og head)

Gregory Y.H. Lip (distinguished professor)

Peter Brønnum Nielsen (associate professor and senior epidemiologist)

Flemming Skjøth (associate professor and senior statistician)

Mette Søgaard (associate professor and senior epidemiologist)

Kirstine Rasmussen (fundraiser)

Frede Aakmann Tøgersen (senior statistician)

Line Melgaard (senior researcher)

Thure Filskov Overvad (senior researcher)

Anette Arbjerg Højen (post doc)

Martin Jensen (statistician)

Marie Ørskov (research assistant)

Anne Ording (senior epidemiologist)

Sabine Michelsen Raunbach (health economist)

 

PhD students

Mia Vicky Fangel

Ida Ehlers Albertsen 

Chalotte Winther Nicolajsen

 

Completed PhD students (Aalborg University)

Line Melgaard (2016)

Thure Filskov Overvad (2016)

Søren Due Andersen (2016)

Henrik Vadmann (2016)

Anette Arbjerg Højen (2016)

Anne Sig Vestergaard (2018)

 

Former employees

Anders Gorst Rasmussen 

Jette Kjældgaard

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    Research Output

  • Acute Kidney Injury and Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation In Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

    Cole, O. M., Tosif, S., Shaw, M. & Lip, G. Y. H., Jul 2020, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 34, 7, p. 1783-1790 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Adherence to Anticoagulant Guideline for Atrial Fibrillation Improves Outcomes in Asian Population: The COOL-AF Registry

    Krittayaphong, R., Winijkul, A., Kunjara-Na-Ayudhya, R., Apiyasawat, S., Siriwattana, K., Kanjanarutjawiwat, W., Dutsadeevettakul, S., Lip, G. Y. H. & COOL-AF Investigators, Jun 2020, In : Stroke. 51, 6, p. 1772-1780 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Activities

    • 7 Talks and presentations in private or public companies
    • 5 Conference presentations