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Open-source reproductive rate estimation of SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark

PERSIMUNE have implemented an independent analysis and confirmation of effective reproduction number based on data on new daily admissions provided from Statens Serum Institut (SSI).
Code and real-time results can be accessed here.



New PERSIMUNE publication

A new publication has investigated how febrile neutropenia in patients with cancer is linked with admission to intensive care units and mortality.
Read the article here.


New project to look into machine-learning in COVID-19

New PERSIMUNE project COVIMUN will look into machine-learning in COVID-19: Assessing immunopathology and genetics for tailored care and optimized resource usage.
Read more about the project coordinated by Professor Sisse Rye Ostrowski here.


Open position for Biostatistician

We are looking for a full‐time biostatistician for projects at CHIP, Department of Infectious Diseases at Rigshospitalet.
Candidates should have background in the medical research.
Find out more and apply before the 16th of March 2020 here.


PhD defence: Christina Ekenberg

Christina Ekenberg will defend her PhD Thesis focused on "The Immune-Dysfunctional Host—From Clinic to Bench".
Time: 24 February 2020, 14:00-17:00
Place: Auditorium 2, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø
Find more information here.


Open position for PhD student

PERSIMUNE is looking for a full-time PhD student a project in the PERSIMUNE research portfolio at CHIP.
The position is open for a trained physician with knowledge of biostatistics and bioinformatics being an advantage.
The candidate is expected to join the team of the new study investigating the influence of the gut microbiome on HIV-pathogenesis.
Find out more and apply before the 17th of February following this link.



New publication in Nature Genetics

Recent study affiliated with PERSIMUNE demonstrates how the use of good statistics allows disease-agnostic SNP discoveries across hospital data in the UK Biobank. Read more.


Featured article about CHIP and PERSIMUNE in Dagens Medicin (in Danish)

A recent publication highlights several of the clinical publications developed at CHIP and PERSIMUNE. The swift development and timely implementation of these applications now depend on how many of the health systems get involved. 
Find out more in the article by Dagens Medicin (in Danish).



PERSIMUNE immunologic colloquium on 18th of December 2019

On the 18th of December 2019, PERSIMUNE invites you to the next immunologic colloquium at Rigshospitalet.
Join us to learn more about Transcription factors in normal and malignant hematopoiesis from Bo Porse (Finsen Lab, Rigshospitalet) and Population genetics and GWAS studies from Anders Albrechtsen (Bioinformatics Centre, KU).
AGENDA and registration via


Lars Peters´ Doctoral Defence

On Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 13:00 MD Lars Peters will defend his doctoral dissertation “Viral hepatitis in HIV: determinants of liver injury and clinical outcomes” to be awarded the doctoral degree in medical science ( (DMSc.).
Time and Place
Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 13:00
Auditorium 1, Rigshospitalet, Entrance 44 Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø



New PERSIMUNE publication on lymphocyte count kinetics

A new study explored correlations between radiotherapy and infection rates in patients with solid malignant tumors.
The article is available here.


New PERSIMUNE publication

New PERSIMUNE study published in Scientific Reports demonstrates that stabilized-frozen gut microbiome samples from hospitalized patients are equivalent to fresh frozen samples.
Full text available here


PhD defence: Theis Aagaard

Theis Aagaard will be defending his PhD Thesis on "Prediction of and outcomes after febrile neutropenia in patients with cancer".
Time: 7 October 2019, 14:00-17:00
Place: Henrik Dam Auditorium, Building 9, Panum Institute, Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200 Copenhagen N
Find more information here.


PERSIMUNE immunologic colloquium on 23rd October 2019

On the 23rd of October 2019 PERSIMUNE invites you to the next immunologic colloquium at Rigshospitalet.
Join us to hear a talk on Metabolomics in fecal samples in fecal samples from Kajetan Trost (Steno Diabetes Center).
AGENDA  and registration via


If you speak SQL, join us!

We are looking for a full-time SQL data manager/developer to work in close collaboration with the IT staff and researchers.
Apply before the 16th of June.
Info and application.

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