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Articles from Dynamo

Below is a selection of articles from DTU's quarterly magazine Dynamo. 

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2020
Foto: Bax Lindhardt
18 SEP

Entire bacterial community can provide us with new antimicrobial agents

Instead of isolating antimicrobial agent-producing bacteria in laboratories, development is taking a new turn: Now the bacteria must live together just as they do in nature...

Bacteria and microorganisms Cells Synthetic biology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
Foto: Panthermedia
01 MAR

Weakened synaptic connections in the brain can reveal Alzheimer's disease

New research indicates that people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease appear to have weakened synaptic connections in the brain. This new knowledge could pave the...

Health and diseases
2019
Illustration: Benny Box
05 APR

Personalized medicine for children with cancer

In a joint project involving Rigshospitalet and DTU, parents of all Danish children with cancer will be given the offer to have the genetic characteristics of their children...

Genes and genomes Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Computer calculations
2018
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
16 JUL

Q&A - Do gut bacteria cause obesity?

Research into gut bacteria has exploded over the past ten years. Scientists are investigating the role these bacteria play for our health, including how they affect our...

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
Photo: Kasper Lipsø
06 JUN

Magnetic contrast agent behind clear MRI images

The Danish National Research Foundation Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance, HYPERMAG, at DTU conducts research into technologies that can reveal important...

Micro and nanotechnology Magnets Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
2017
These soil bacteria have not (yet) ‘learned’ how to produce antimicrobial agents. Photo: Pep Charusanti.
13 NOV

Researchers hunt for tomorrow’s antimicrobial agents in the Christiania topsoil

The world desperately needs new types of antimicrobial agents to combat resistant bacteria. Researchers are therefore searching high and low for new antimicrobial agents...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Health and diseases
Photo: Peder Hjulmand Søby
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Photo: Sepehr Ahmadi
03 OCT

Diamonds track cancer

Knowing whether a cancer therapy is 100 per cent effective, or merely 99.9 per cent, can be a matter of life and death. Quantum mechanical phenomena in diamonds are helping...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Health and diseases
2016
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Engineers and doctors develop new healthcare technologies

New healthcare technologies are needed to prevent, diagnose and treat the increasing number of cases of disease associated with increases in life expectancies. And this...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hospital layout and design Health and diseases Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Openness is gold

It was a perfect match when Associate Professor Winnie E. Svendsen met Dan Høgdall, a doctor. Together they developed a chip for diagnosing early-stage cancers...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Doctors and engineers develop better cancer treatment

DTU and Frederiksberg Hospital are heading a European research project, where engineers and doctors develop new instruments for detecting bladder cancer.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Colourbox
26 JAN

Engineers refine doctors’ tools

Sleep is the brain’s way of spring cleaning—and effectively removing toxins. During deep sleep, the body is normally completely at rest and unreactive to the...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
Data-driven modeling of sleep EEG and EOG reveals characteristiscs indicative of pre Parkinson's and Parkinson's disease by Christensen Jae, Zoetmulder M, Koch H, Frandsen R, Arvaston L, Christensen SR, Jennum P, Sorensen HBD.
26 JAN

Colour research

There is increasing evidence to suggest that a particular sleep disorder producing abnormal movements during dream sleep may be an early marker for Parkinson’s disease...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
2015
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
29 OCT

“Indispensable entrepreneurs”

Drug delivery is all about getting the active substance in medicine to target the right place in the body at the right time. American researcher and business founder Robert...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development