Thomas Lars Andresen

Thomas Lars Andresen

Head of department, professor

Department of Health Technology

Technical University of Denmark

Ørsteds Plads

Building 345B, room 050

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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02 APR

DTU appoints Head of DTU Health Technology

Professor Thomas Andresen will become the new Head of Department of the newly created DTU Health Technology. (This story has been updated)

Health and diseases
06 JUN

Health sciences also an engineering discipline

There is great potential in developing new technology that can address health challenges—and DTU aims to be part of the solution.

Biological systems Organic chemistry Medicine and medico technology
14 APR

"My greatest goal is to find a cure for cancer"

“Some perceive me as one-track minded—and rightfully so,” says Head of Department and Researcher Thomas L. Andresen. His working week is never less than 60 hours. But hard work is the price of success.

Micro and nanotechnology Medicine and medico technology Nanomedicine Health and diseases
27 FEB

Head of department receives EliteForsk award

Professor Thomas Lars Andresen, Head of DTU Nanotech , receives one out of five EliteForsk awards. At the same time, four PhD students from DTU are awarded EliteForsk travel grants.

Nanomedicine Health and diseases
27 FEB

The pharmaceuticals of the future depend on engineers

In my opinion, engineers will change the way we make pharmaceuticals—and DTU is to supply the graduates.

Medicine and medico technology
26 JAN

Millions for research into antibiotic resistance and better drugs

In a press release issued today, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reveals that it is grating a total of DKK 300 million (EUR 40 million) to five ambitious research projects on antimicrobial resistance and the development of better drugs. DTU heads up three of the five projects, which will each receive DKK 60 million (EUR 8 million) from the...

Cells Synthetic biology Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
28 NOV

DTU appoints new head of DTU Nanotech

As of 1 December, DTU has appointed Professor Thomas Lars Andresen as new head of department at DTU Nanotech . For a period, he has been acting head of the department, where he was previously deputy head.

14 JUN

Biological nano-drones can vaccinate against cancer

Miniscule biological nano-drones are to teach the human immune system how to recognize and eliminate cancer cells. The DTU project has now received financial backing from Innovation Fund Denmark.

Medicine and medico technology Nanomedicine Health and diseases
27 APR

DTU spin-out launching a new technology for cancer treatment

Start-up company Nanovi has just had a biodegradable tumour marker approved, which can provide a more precise radiation therapy for patients with lung and oesophageal tumours.

Medicine and medico technology
24 JUN

Danish Council for Independent Research awards DKK 34.6 million

Four DTU researchers have been awarded the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude grants. The grants amount to DKK 34.6 million for research within such wide-ranging fields as a quantum internet, cancer treatment, dissemination of information in social networks, and IT security.

Biological systems Cells Quantum theory and atomic physics IT systems Software and programming Systems and data security
09 JAN

Support for research into brain diseases and cancer treatment

Research groups from DTU are participating in two interdisciplinary projects that receive millions in funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Data analysis Nanomedicine Health and diseases Medicine and medico technology
01 OCT

Cancer treatment is all about precision

Cancer patients can look forward to much more effective radiation treatment involving a new technology: a nano-scale marker that establishes the position of tumours in the body with pinpoint accuracy.

Medicine and medico technology
11 APR

Researchers to find new paths into the brain

Researchers are searching for new ways to ‘smuggle’ medicine past the brain’s efficient defences. A new multidisciplinary research partnership involving DTU Nanotech is working to find ways to transport medicines across the blood-brain barrier. This barrier is a highly efficient ‘barricade’ that protects the brain, but also makes it difficult...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medical equipment and systems
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
01 JAN