Ongoing PhD Projects


Bastiaan Blok   
Project title:        
Investigating the innate training effects of BCG vaccine and potential effect modifiers. University of Southern Denmark
Supervisors:        Christine Stabell Benn, Mihai Netea
Project period:    February 2013 - February 2017

Andreas Rieckmann 
Project title:        Long-term non-specific effects of BCG and smallpox vaccinations on HIV-1, malignant melanoma, and mortality Supervisors:        Christine Stabell Benn, Signe Sørup, Ane Fisker, Naja Hulvej Rod, Peter Aaby 
Project period:    January 2015 – 31 December  2017

Frederik Schaltz-Buchholzer
Project title:        
Evaluating the effectiveness of different BCG strains in Guinea-Bissau: A randomized trial of the impact on
                            neonatalhospital admissions.
Supervisors:        Peter Aaby, Christine Stabell Benn
Project period:    January 2015 - May 2019

Sanne Thysen
Project title:
         BCG vaccination policy in Guinea-Bissau: cost and impact on neonatal mortality
Supervisors:         Per Kallestrup, Ane Bærent Fisker, Ulla Griffiths
Project period:     1. februar 2014 til 31. januar 2019

Anshu Varma
Project title:         The effect of a Measles Vaccination Campaign on morbidity and mortality among children aged 9-59 months in Rural Guinea-                             Bissau – a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Supervisors:         Ane Fisker, Peter Aaby, Aksel Jensen
Project period:     May 2016 - August 2019

Cecilie Blenstrup Patsche
Project title:        NUTRIATO (eller det lange: Nutritional supplement trial in patients with tuberculosis to improve anthropometry and 
                            treatment outcome)
Supervisors:        Christian Wejse, Frauke Rudolf, Charlotte Sørensen
Project period:    Februar 2017 – January 2021

Lise Gehrt
Project title:
        ”Childhood morbidity patterns and potential beneficial non-specific effects of the Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine in the
                            Nordic Countries”
Supervisors:        Christine Stabell Benn, Signe Sørup, Torben Barington
Project period:     October 2017 – October  2020

Last revised 19 December 2016