Bjarne Winther Kristensen

Bjarne Winther Kristensen

Clinical Professor

Bjarne Winther Kristensen (MD, PhD) is professor of Pathology with research focus on brain cancer.

The overall aim of his research group is to better understand the molecular pathology and microenvironment of brain tumors in order to come closer to precise diagnostics and personalized therapy.

The expertice of his research group covers spatial profiling, immunohistochemical multiplexing, digital pathology and quantification of biomarkers, in vitro and in vivo brain cancer models and a series of techniques ranging from sequencing, genome-wide methylation profiling, transfection, confocal time-lapse microscopy to western blot.

His research group emphasizes the translational aspect in their research. Their experimental research is based on brain cancer tissue from patients and the establishment and use of well annotated patient cohorts play an important role in their biomarker studies.

Professor Bjarne Winther Kristensen is Vice-President in Euro-CNS and Past President of the Scandinavian Neuropathological Society (2013-2016 and 2019-2022). He was Congress President and main organizer of the 12th European Congress of Neuropathology 2021.

Professor Bjarne Winther Kristensen is also chief physician at Rigshospitalet-Copenhagen University Hospital.

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