Rudi Westendorp

Rudi Westendorp (1959) is professor of Medicine at Old age at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at Copenhagen University, Denmark (2015). He sits at the steering board of the interdisciplinary Center of Healthy Ageing exploring aging from cells to society. Trained at Leiden University, Netherlands he became a consultant in internal medicine and…

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Peter Schantz

Peter Schantz graduated as doctor in medical sciences at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden in 1986, became professor in human movement sciences at Mid-Sweden University in Östersund in 2008, and professor in human biology, including the multidisciplinary field of movement, health and environment, at The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, in…

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Pernille Hojman

Pernille Hojman received her Master degree in Human Biology from the University of Copenhagen in 2003. After this, she did her PhD at the Department of Oncology at Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev, focusing on understanding electroporation-mediated transfer of genes to muscles, aiming to utilized patients’ muscles as protein factories. Her interest in the cross-talk between…

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Niklas Rye Jørgensen

Professor Niklas Rye Jørgensen received his medical degree in 1992 and subsequently a PhD in 2000 both at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Copenhagen. In 1996 he had a visiting fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, USA, where he established his research in the effects of mechanical loading in…

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Martin Halle

Martin Halle and his group have a special research interest in randomized controlled trials in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.  Their special interest is in Exercise training in diastolic and systolic heart failure and large national and international randomized trials have been or are currently ongoing in Munich at Technical University and the…

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Johannes van Lieshout

Johannes van Lieshout received his medical degree from the University of Amsterdam (UoA), and was trained in internal medicine at the Military Hospital in Utrecht and at UoA (Binnen Gasthuis and Academic Medical Centre, AMC), and in human integrative physiology (Dpt Physiology UoA) and Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen (Department of Anesthesiology & Copenhagen Muscle Research…

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Henrik Kehlet

Henrik KehletProfessor and director of Section for Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University. Author of > 1,000 international peer-reviewed articles within perioperative pathophysiology and outcome (H-index=87).

Jürgen Steinacker

Professor Dr. Jürgen Michael Steinacker is head of the Division of Sports- and Rehabilitation Medicine Center of Internal Medicine at the University of Ulm. Specialist in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine. Research focus on effects of training and rehabilitation in patients, molecular biology of skeletal muscle, chronic inflammation in training and chronic diseases.…

Eskild Ebbesen

Eskild has been one of the partners of HealthGroup, which works with health in Danish Companies. Eskild is also a part of the famous Gold Four Rowing Team who has won Olympic Gold in 1996, 2004 and 2008. He was also on the team winning the World Championships in 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002 and…

Bente Klarlund Pedersen

Bente Klarlund Pedersen MD is professor of internal medicine at the University of Copenhagen and senior consultant at Rigshospitalet. She is the director of 1) The Danish National Research Foundation Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism (CIM) and 2) Center for Physical Activity Research (CFAS) funded by Trygfonden. Her main research area is on the molecular…