History

​​Research is a fundamental and necessary part of the work at Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre and Amager. We have a strong focus on research directly targeted towards improving the treatment and care of our patients in the clinic and after discharge. 

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2009
The strategic research areas were established at Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre and Amager:

  • Optimizing patient treatment 
  • Inflammation and biomarkers
  • Colon cancer
  • Liver associated diseases
  • Obesity
  • Imaging

2012 
The strategic research areas were evaluated by a committee assigned by the Research Council, and in November they were re-organized into 5 strategic research areas based on research competences, results and focus areas: 
  • Functional and biomedical imaging
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Infections
  • Lifestyle diseases
  • Optimizing patient treatment

2013 – 
The present research areas reflect that Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre and Amager is an emergency department hospital with a strong focus on widespread diseases. Our activities range from primary research to clinical trials, register research and implementation research. Our strength also lies in cross-sectorial and public-private cooperation.

Our present strategic research areas will be evaluated in 2015 due to the dynamic nature of science:​
  • Functional and biomedical imaging
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Infections
  • Lifestyle diseases
  • Optimizing patient treatment

The research areas are characterized by their international activities and well established structures.
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