Pernille Rævdal

Pernille Rævdal

Enrolled PhD student

Employments:

2019-ongoing: Department of Ophthalmology, Rigshospitalet-Glostrup

 

Funding:

2019 + 2020 + 2021: Synoptik-Fonden

2020 + 2021: Aage Bangs Fond

2020: Øjenforeningen

2020: Den lægevidenskabelige del af det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultets fond for videnskabeligt ansatte kandidater og studerende ved Københavns Universitet

2021: Gehejmeråd P. Hersleb Classens Rejsestipendium for læger

2021: Carl og Ellen Hertz's Legat til dansk læge- og naturvidenskab

Current research

PhD-project: Ocular comorbidity in Atopic Dermatitis

In this project we explore and characterise the eye manifestations to Atopic Dermatitis, here among atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC), which is a potential sigh-threatening disease. We aim identify potential risk factors for developing AKC and hope to increase the diagnostic specificity through a broad knowledge of the phenotypic presentation. To reveal some of the pathomechanisms behind, we investigate the conjunctival goblet cells. Hereby, a better understanding of the disease will make it possible for earlier treatment initiation, and thus lower the risk of severe complications with vision loss and blindness.

 

Primary fields of research

Ocular comorbidity in atopic dermatitis, ocular surface diseases, goblet cells

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