Annual Symposium, thursday 10th December – Friday 11th December 2015
 Comwell Borupgaard
Nørrevej 80, 3070 Snekkersten




Topic: Aging tissue and organism


10.00 – 10.45: ”Centenarians (100 yrs. old) – a useful model for healthy ageing? Is a long life attractive at all?” 

Associate Professor Bernard Jeune, Danish Aging Research Center, University of Southern Denmark (40+5 min)


10.45-12.00: In thematic groups. 10 min oral presentations from PhD-students (planned project or results).

 12.00-12.45: Lunch

 Symposium: Aging tissue and organism

12.45 – 13.10: Loss of muscle function with aging.

Assocciate Professor Nina Beyer, Dept of Physiotherapy, Bispebjerg- Frederiksberg Hosp (20+5 min)

13.10 – 13.35: Oral changes with aging

Professor Anne Marie Lynge Pedersen, Dept of Odontology, Univ of Copenhagen (20+5 min)

13.40 – 14.05: Metabolic changes with aging – how to determine?

Professor Gerrit van Hall, Unit of Clinical Metabolomics, Rigshospitalet, Univ of Copenhagen (20+5 min)

14.10 – 14.35: Retirees, rest, respiration, and ROS – does age or inactivity drive mitochondrial dysfunction?

Professor Flemming Dela, Dept of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (20+5 min)

14.35 – 15.00: Myopathic  and dystrophic muscle diseases. What happens with aging?

Professor John Vissing, Dept of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen (20+5 min)

15.00 – 15.30: Coffee/tea break

Symposium: Trial protocols and research dissemination

15.30 – 16.00: Finalizing the protocol and registering the trial

Associate Professor Thomas Bandholm, Hvidovre-Amager Hospital, University of Copenhagen (25+5 min)

16.00 – 16.30: Analyzing the trial without fraudulent behavior

Professor Robin Christensen, Parker Institute, Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hospital (25+5 min)

16.30 – 17.00: Reporting the trial using reporting checklists

Professor Marius Henriksen, Dept Physiotherapy, Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hosp (25+5 min)

17.00 – 18.00: Meeting for all PhD-students regarding future seminar activities

19.00- : Dinner and “Snekkersten PhD-Cup”.


Director of Research, Anne-Marie Engel, The Lundbeck Foundation, Professor Bente Klarlund, CIM and Centre Phys Act Res, Rigshospitalet  Project Leader, Peter Hyldgård,, Science



Topic: Tissue damage


8.30 – 9.15: Can physical training become too much, and cause side effects/tissue damage?

Professor Bente Klarlund, Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism and Centre of Physical Activity Research, Rigshospitalet, Univ of Copenhagen (40+5 min)


9.15 – 10.30: In thematic groups. 10 min oral presentations from PhD students (planned project or results).

10.30 – 11.00: Coffe/tea break

Symposium: Tissue damage

11.00 – 11.25: Degenerative arthrotic changes in joints – point of no return or treatable?

Professor Henning Bliddal, Parker Institute, Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hospital (20+5 min)

11.25 – 11.50: Modifying the stress response to surgery.

Professor Ismayil Gögenür, Dept of Surgery, Roskilde-Køge Hospital, Univ Copenhagen (20+5 min)

11.50 – 12.15: Inflammatory joint disease – curable with medication?

Professor Mikkel Østergaard, Dept of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet – Glostrup, Univ Copenhagen (20+5 min)

12.15 – 12.40: Tendon injuries – how do we treat them?

Professor Peter Magnusson, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Research Unit, Department of Physiotherapy, Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hospital

(20+5 min)

12.40 – 13.05: Oral tissue injury induced by radiation therapy: salivary glands, mucosa and bone.

Associate professor Siri Beier Jensen, Section for Oral Medicine and Pathology, Dept of Odontology, University of Copenhagen (20+5 min)

13.10-: Lunch (+ separate board meeting)