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23 SEP

New technology causes body to fight cancer at full strength

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have found a way to break down the defence mechanisms that cancer cells use to slow down the immune system, and then restart the body&rsquo...

Medicine and medico technology
Ædre dame close up af øje
15 SEP

New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Photo: Colourbox.com
09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
Sound-field ASSR measurement in the audiovisual immersion lab (AVIL) - (Photo: Valentina Zapata-Rodríguez/Ana Sofía Patiño)
12 AUG

Better adaptation of hearing aids for infants

New research contributes to assessing whether a room in a hearing clinic is suitable when the hearing aids of tomorrow are to be adapted to infants who are just a few months...

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
Coronavirus stamtræ
10 AUG

Detecting emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring

A new European research collaboration aims to increase the chances of detecting emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
25 JUN

Machine learning predicts side effects from chemotherapy

In collaboration with Rigshospitalet, researchers from DTU Health Technology have developed a machine learning model that can predict chemotherapy-associated nephrotoxicity...

Medicine and medico technology Data analysis
Coronavirus stamtræ
06 MAY

DTU develops global platform for sharing coronavirus data

A team of researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, is working with European partners to develop a platform where researchers worldwide can share and retrieve...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Foto Colourbox
01 MAY

Early warning test for coronavirus

Researchers to develop skin prick test to detect coronavirus before patients fall ill with COVID-19 and to identify at-risk patients.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
Spildevand
29 APR

Toilet visits contribute to surveillance of coronavirus infection

Analyzing sewage can reveal whether the number of COVID-19 infections in an area is increasing or decreasing, according to analyses from the Technical University of Denmark...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Doctor testing patient for Covid-19
22 APR

DTU researchers produce enzymes needed for corona tests

In a very short amount of time, researchers at DTU have succeeded in producing enzymes that are used in corona tests.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fermentation Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Production of radioactive medicine
20 APR

Early mornings help Danish cancer patients

While Denmark and DTU have been under lockdown, vital parts of society have kept going. This also includes to some of DTU’s laboratories.

Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Health and diseases
(Photo: 02Matic)
30 MAR

Oxygen robot used in treatment of coronavirus

High demand for Danish O2matic robot ensuring correct amount of oxygen for patients with respiratory problems. DTU contributes to developing a new version of the robot...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems
Professor Anders Wolff
25 MAR

Devices for rapid diagnosis of coronavirus under development

DTU and Statens Serum Institut are developing three new and rapid instruments for on-site diagnosis of coronavirus. Two of them are scheduled to be ready for emergency...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Nanoparticles
Peter Ouma Okeyo_DTU Health Tech
06 MAR

Easier and more sensitive method for drug characterisation

Postdoc Peter Ouma Okeyo and his colleagues at DTU Health Tech, University of Copenhagen and University of Oslo have developed a new method that can reduce costs in early...

Medicine and medico technology
Sine Reker Hadrup. Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard/EliteForsk.
27 FEB

Cancer researcher receives EliteForsk prize

Professor Sine Reker Hadrup is honoured with one of this year's EliteForsk prizes for her immunotherapy research. At the same time, three PhD students from DTU are awarded...

Cells Health and diseases Catalysis
Erwin Schoof Head of Proteomics Core at DTU Bioengineering. Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen.
12 FEB

Scientists detect diseases based on proteins in single cells

Researchers from DTU are the first in Europe to share results on mapping proteins on a single-cell level using Mass Spectrometry-based proteomics

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Innovation and product development Health and diseases
Tunneledderkop
10 FEB

Student paves the way for a new generation of spider antivenom

Using an innovative method, MSc student Sofie Føns has taken the first step towards developing the world’s first spider antivenom based on human antibodies...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
A new Innovation Fund Denmark project will determine the exact points in the brain where magnetic stimulation will have the greatest treatment effect on the individual patient suffering from depression. photo Jesper Scheel
23 JAN

Magnetic stimulation for depression

Advanced software and magnetic stimulation of the brain aims to help patients suffering from depression.

Medicine and medico technology
Copyright: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
15 JAN

Online calculator can predict mixture effects of chemicals

An online tool developed at the Technical University of Denmark can assess the risk of a mixture effect occurring when people are exposed simultaneously to several chemicals...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
13 JAN

DTU Health Tech expands its area of expertise

On 1 January 2020, 41 employees from recently closed DTU Nutech’s two sections Hevesy Lab and Dosimetry joined DTU Health Tech.

Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medicine and medico technology
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