Aalborg University Hospital

    Organisation profile

    Organisation profile

    Aalborg University Hospital (established in 2013) is one of four highly specialized university hospitals in Denmark. It serves as a joint cooperation within healthcare between North Denmark Region and the Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University. Included in this cooperation is the former Aalborg Hospital and Aalborg Psychiatric Hospital, now designated Aalborg University and Aalborg University Hospital – Psychiatry, respectively.

    The close cooperation between Aalborg University, the University Hospital and the other hospitals in the region ensures health research, education and innovation at international level in the North Denmark Region. Through a mutual relationship between research and clinical practice the aim is to create new and more effective diagnostics, treatment, care and rehabilitation for the residents of the region.

    In Aalborg University Hospital all departments are doing research. In some areas the university hospital marks itself extraordinary. These areas are labeled spearhead functions. Each spearhead function is strongly embedded in clinical practice.


    Spearhead functions in Aalborg University Hospital:

    Clinical nursing


    Cardiology: Atrial fibrillation

    Diet and Exercise: Lipid research and motivated and maintained jogging on the basis of collected evidence

    Cancer: Nano knives, robotic surgery and relapse treatment of selected cancers

    Center for Intestinal Failure

    Mobile Heart-Lung Team


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    Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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