• Mølleparkvej 4, 4. sal

    9000 Aalborg


Organization profile

Organisation profile

Mech-Sense was established in 2003 and has since been a major interdisciplinary research centre that involves basic, translational and clinical research focusing on the following areas:

  1. Gastrointestinal physiology and visceral pain
  2. Quantitative sensory testing
  3. The autonomic nervous system and electrophysiology
  4. Pharmacology
  5. Motility
  6. Imaging
  7. Clinical research with focus on pancreatology and diabetes

The Centre is strongly integrated with Centre for Pancreatic Diseases and is located at Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. There is collaboration with research groups locally at the hospital (especially Department of Radiology and Steno Diabetes Centre), in Denmark and in 32 other countries. Researchers from the centre are represented in a number of scientific forums and has extensive research production, and constantly around 8-10 PhD. students from a variety of countries. Read more at www.mech-sense.com

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Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
Chronic Pancreatitis Medicine & Life Sciences
Opioid Analgesics Medicine & Life Sciences
Oxycodone Medicine & Life Sciences
Healthy Volunteers Medicine & Life Sciences
Electroencephalography Medicine & Life Sciences
Morphine Medicine & Life Sciences
Placebos Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2013 2019

Chronic Pancreatitis
Linear Models
Gray Matter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ambulatory assessment of colonic motility using the electromagnetic capsule tracking system

Mark, E. B., Poulsen, J. L., Haase, A-M., Espersen, M., Gregersen, T., Schlageter, V., Scott, S. M., Krogh, K. & Drewes, A. M., 2019, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 31, 2, 11 p., e13451.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Electromagnetic Phenomena
Healthy Volunteers
1 Citation (Scopus)
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Spectrum Analysis

Press / Media


Tine Maria Skovbjerg Hansen


4 items of media coverage

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