Ph.D.-projects

Current

 

PhD student Kristian Stærk
Elucidation of the role of Escherichia coli type-1 fimbriae in persistent cystitis and assessment of Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave treatment to potentiate antibiotic susceptibility

Main supervisor: Senior researcher PhD Thomas Emil Andersen, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital 
Associate supervisor: Professor Lars Lund,  urinvejskirurgisk afdeling, Odense University Hospital

 

 

PhD student Sanne Grønvall Kjær Hansen
Translational Realizations in Infection Control Knowledge (The TRICK project: the future of hospital hygiene).

Main supervisor: Lead Molecular Biologist Marianne N. Skov, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital   
Associate supervisors: Head of department PhD Anette Holm, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital  and Senior researcher Anette M. Hammerum, SSI

 

 

PhD student Marie Louise Slott Jensen

Methicillin resistente Staphylococcus aureus - virulensegenskaber og spredningspotentiale.

Main supervisor: Professor consultant Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.
Associate supervisors: Senior researcher PhD Thomas Emil Andersen, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital and Professor consultant Henrik Westh, Hvidovre Hospital

 

Recent

 

2019

PhD student Kasper Klein

Behandling af fremmedlegemeinfektioner med nye antimikrobielle stoffer: Effekten af thioridazin, plectasin og novicidin på bakteriel adhæsion og biofilmdannelse.

Main Supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.

 

PhD student Gitte Nyvang Hartmeyer

Parasitic Infection in Denmark: Diagnostics, Occurrence and Clinical Significance.

Main Supervisor: Professor, Consultant Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.
Additional supervisors: Lead Molecular Biologist  Marianne N. Skov, DVM, PhD, MPQM, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital; Consultant, PhD, Chen Ming, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sygehus Sønderjylland; Professor, DSMc Thor G. Theander Centre for Medical Parasitology (CMP), University of Copenhagen; Consultant, PhD,  Asspciate Professor, Ram Dessau, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Slagelse Sygehus.

 

PhD student Nanna Skaarup

Tick-borne flavivirus in Denmark.

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Odense University Hospital
Project supervisor: Associate Professor Sigurdur Skarphedinsson, MD, PhD, Department of Infectious Medicine, Odense University Hospital 
Additional Supervisor: Associate Professor Per Moestrup Jensen, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, "Zoologi og Botanik", University of Copenhagen. Associate Professor Marianne N. Skov, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.

 

PhD student Thomas Vognbjerg Sydenham

Genetics and epidemiology of antibiotic resistance mechanisms in the Bacteroides fragilis Group.

Main supervisor: Consultant Ulrik Stenz Justesen, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.
Associate supervisors: Professor consultant Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital  and Henrik Hasman, Statens Serum Institut.

 

PhD Student Heidi Storm Vikke

This Ph.D. project aims to document bacterial contamination in the ambulance service in Denmark. Overall, the project will contribute to evaluate the effect of various hygiene related interventions and personnel compliance, thus strengthen focus on hygiene in a prehospital context and thereby to optimize infection control related initiatives.

Main Supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.
Associate supervisor: Medical Director Matthias Giebner, Falck Danmark A/S,  Consultant, Elsebeth Tvenstrup Jensen, Statens Serum Institut, Central Enhed for Infektionshygiejne (CEI)

 

PhD student Rasmus Birkholm Grønnemose

Catheter-related Thrombosis: Pathogenesis and Prevention

Main Supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.

 

PhD student Rune Micha Pedersen

Shigatoksin producerende Eschericia coli: Dannelse af biofilm, cellulær destruktion og aktivering af komplement, et in-vitro studie.

Main Supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.
Additional supervisor: Senior researcher, PhD Thomas Emil Andersen, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.

 

2018

PhD student Christen Ravn

On the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections, June 2018. 

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Søren Overgaard, The Orthopaedic Research Unit
Additional supervisor: Professor, Consultant Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital, Associate Professor Andrej Trampuz, Lausanne; Consultant Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen, Vejle.

 

Cand Scient. Karina Juhl Rasmussen

Development of protective vaccines, with the purpose of prevention and treatment of serious diseases caused by Staphylococcus aureus, January 2018.

Main supervisor: Associate Professor Karsten Skjødt, Department of Molecular Medicine, IMM - Cancer og Inflammation research, University of Southern Denmark.
Additional supervisor: Professor, Consultant Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital.

 

PhD student Anne Kvistholm Jensen

Listeriosis in Denmark

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital

Project supervisor: Head of Unit, senior scientist, PhD Eva Møller Nielsen, Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, senior Scientist, PhD Steen Ethelberg, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut.
Additional supervisor: Assosiate Professor, PhD Birgitte Kallipolitis, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark.

2016

PhD student Michael Stenger

The potential of thioridazine as a helper compound in the treatment of chest infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in rats.

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital
Additional supervisor: Professor, Clinical professor Peter Bjørn Licht, Head of Research Unit, Thorax Surgery, associate professor Peter Bollen, Bio Medical laboratory, SDU.

 

2015

PhD student Kristina Træholt Franck

Noro virus infections in Denmark.

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos
Project supervisor: Consultant Blenda Böttiger, Statens Serum Institut
Additional supervisor: Consultant, PhD Bente Olesen, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Hillerød Hospital

2013 


Doctor Lillian Marie Søes

The importance/meaning of Clostridium difficile in Denmark.

Main supervisor: Associate professor Viggo Andreasen, University of Roskilde
Project supervisor: Professor, Consultant, Michael Kemp, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital
Additional supervisor: Functional manager, Ph.D. Katharina E. Olsen, Statens Serum Institute

 

2010

Thomas Emil Andersen

Controlling Bacterial Colonisation on Medical Devices: Mechanisms of Protein Adsorption and Bacterial Attachment to Biliary Stent Materials

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital
Project supervisor/additional supervisor: Maike Benter, Nanon A/S; Peter Kingshott, iNANO Aarhus Universitet

 

2007

 

Oliver Hendricks

Antimicrobial effects of selected non-antibiotics on sensivity and invation of gram-positive bacteria. Januar 2007

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital

 

2006

 

Sigurdur Skarphedinsson

Tick-borne infections in Denmark – with special emphasis on human anaplasmosis. Maj 2006

Main supervisor: Professor, Consultant Hans Jørn Kolmos, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital