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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. 

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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