Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Haematology at Aalborg University Hospital performs diagnostics, treatment and care of all patients with haematological diseases in North Denmark Region. The department strives to ensure access to the best possible research and evidence-based treatment and care for the citizens in North Denmark Region and focus areas are improved survival and quality of life as well as reduction of late complications.

Research and development are central parts of this aim and an integrated part of the daily work for all members of staff, research personnel as well as clinicians. Our aim is to continuously provide high-quality research and development at international level. We have the relevant competencies to fulfil our aim in the fields of laboratory research, bioinformatics, biostatistics, epidemiology, and nursing as well as a well-functioning clinical research unit and biobank.

Our research is multi-faceted and conducted in close cooperation with local, national and international partners. Our research focus areas are primarily precision medicine, tumour cell biology, late complications to cancer treatment, as well as research in thrombosis and epidemiology. The department is affiliated to Department of Clinical Medicine and Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University and is engaged in an interdisciplinary collaboration in the Clinical Cancer Research Center (CCCR) at Aalborg University Hospital. 

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Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse Medicine & Life Sciences
Multiple Myeloma Medicine & Life Sciences
B-Lymphocytes Medicine & Life Sciences
Survival Medicine & Life Sciences
Lymphoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
MicroRNAs Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Rie Sander Bech

Person: Associated to Aalborg UH, VIP


Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 2005 2020

1 Downloads (Pure)

An international multicenter retrospective analysis of patients with extranodal marginal zone lymphoma and histologically confirmed central nervous system and dural involvement

Sunderland, A. J., Steiner, R. E., Al Zahrani, M., Pinnix, C. C., Dabaja, B. S., Gunther, J. R., Nastoupil, L. J., Jerkeman, M., Joske, D., Cull, G., El-Galaly, T., Villa, D. & Cheah, C. Y., Jan 2020, In : Cancer Medicine. 9, 2, p. 663-670

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Central Nervous System
Multicenter Studies
Survival Rate
Retrospective Studies
Open Access
Precision Medicine

Extreme genetic signatures of local adaptation during Lotus japonicus colonization of Japan

Shah, N., Wakabayashi, T., Kawamura, Y., Skovbjerg, C. K., Wang, M-Z., Mustamin, Y., Isomura, Y., Gupta, V., Jin, H., Mun, T., Sandal, N., Azuma, F., Fukai, E., Seren, U., Kusakabe, S., Kikuchi, Y., Nitanda, S., Hashiguchi, M., Tanaka, H., Kumaki, T. & 10 others, Hayashi, A., Sønderkær, M., Nielsen, K. L., Schneeberger, K., Vilhjálmsson, B. J., Akashi, R., Stougaard, J., Sato, S., Schierup, M. H. & Andersen, S. U., 14 Jan 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 253, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2014 2017

Fremtiden for det danske sundhedssystem (2030)

Martin Bøgsted (Consultant)
Aug 2017 → …

Activity: Public/private sector consultancy and other employmentConsultancy


Årsmøde og overrækkelse af Hagedorn Prisen 2017

Tarec El-Galaly (Lecturer)
31 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies


24th International Molecular Med Tri Con 2017

Tarec El-Galaly (Participant)
19 Feb 201724 Feb 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Press / Media

Carfilzomib forlænger tiden til tilbagefald for patienter med myelomatose

Henrik Gregersen


1 item of Media coverage

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Første gang til ASH: Bruger ASH til at få feedback på forskning

Andreas Kiesbye Øvlisen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ny viden om behandling for akut blodprop i lungerne

Inger Lise Gade & Benedict Kjærgaard


1 item of Media coverage

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