Dorte Bratbo Sørensen

Dorte Bratbo Sørensen

Associate Professor

Main areas

  • Laboratory animal welfare
  • Laboratory animal ethology
  • Animal Ethics, 3Rs and Culture of Care

Research areas

  • Use of positive reinforcement to train lab animal to voluntarily participate in procedures
  • Enhancing refinement through animal-centric management, husbandry and procedures


Responsible/course leader

Teaching and/or examinating on:


Potential conflicts of interest

  • Collaborated/collaborates with a range of private enterprises, incl. Novo Nordisk A/S, Lundbeck A/S, LeoPharma, Scanbur Ltd
  • Teaching on and occasionally paid for courses organized by private companies, incl. Scanbur, Lundbeck A/S, Novo Nordisk A/S.
  • Board Member of the Competent Authority for Animal Experimentation (Rådet for Dyreforsøg) under the Ministry of Food.
  • Member of the Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science (part of FELASA), the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), and the Danish Veterinary Union (DDD).


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