cv – University of Copenhagen

Hanne Cathrine Bisgaard

curriculum vitae

Education/Academic degrees:
1985 M.Sc., Biochemistry
1990 Ph.D. (Lic.Scient), Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 

Professional appointments:
Assoc. Professor: Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, SUND, University of Copenhagen (2002-present)
Assoc. Professor (Molecular Biology): Dept. of Life Sciences and Chemistry, Roskilde University, Denmark (1995-2002).
Guest Researcher/Postdoctoral Fellow: Lab. of Experimental Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA (1987-1997).
Member of scientific staff (Biochemist): Institute of Toxi­col­ogy, Danish Ministry of Health, Denmark (1986-1987).
Member of scientific staff (Biochemist): Dept. of Clini­cal Chemistry, Aalborg Hospital South, Denmark (1985-1986). 

Honors & Other Special Scientific Recognition:

  • Fogarty International Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, USA (1990-1994)
  • Fellowships from the Danish Cancer Society (1992-1993 and 1994-1995)
  • Fellowship from the Danish Research Academy (1989-1990)

Professional duties:

  • Course leader, Cellens Kemiske Komponenter 1.sem Medicine and Odontology (2011-present)
  • Member of the steering group for the Graduate Program for Cellular and Genetic Medicine (CeGeM), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen (2010-present)
  • Member of the ICMM Work Environment Committee, Supervisory Representative, (2010-present)  
  • Partner and member of the steering group in the Danish Stem Cell Research Center (DASC) (2002-2010)
  • Member of the National Faculty at the Danish Stem Cell Research Doctoral School (Dascdoc), (2002-2010)
  • Member of the steering group for the ICMM - Santaris Pharma – DTU - Højteknologifonden (2008-2010) project entitled “The world’s first microRNA medicine”
  • Member of the Research Management, Area 3: Regenerative Biology and Medicine, BioCampus, University of Copenhagen
  • Member of the Research Council for the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Society (1997- 2004)
  • Member of the “Censorkorps i biologi” (2002-present)
  • Member of the “Censorkorps for ingeniøruddannelserne indenfor faget kemi” (2002-2006)
  • Co-organizer of a postgraduate course under the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), UEGW, Copenhagen/Malmø, October 2005
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Department of Life Sciences and Chemistry, Roskilde University, (1999-2002)

43 original publications in peer reviewed journals, 2 reviews.

Other disseminations
Kassem M, Zimmer Rasmussen J, Nielsen JH, Bisgaard HC, Andersen CY, Brevig T, Horn P, Jensen LB, Madsen OD, Holst L, Clausen C, Pedersen LH, Andersson P (2009). Dansk Stamcelleinitiativ – Celle-baseret behandling som et dansk indsatsområde. Official report funded by The Danish Council for Technology and Innovation.

Meetings and abstracts
Invited speaker and participant with poster and/or oral presentations to several meetings in the field of liver biology and stem cells.

Referee for grant agencies
Welcome Trust, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA), The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Society

Referee for scientific journals
Recent invitations include Nature Medicine, Hepatology, Am.J.Pathology, Plos One, and Histology and Histopathology.

Supervisor and teaching
Pre- and post-graduate teaching in Chemistry, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Endocrinology at SUND/KU and Cell Biology and Biotechnology at RUC.

Supervisor for 2 post docs, 12 Ph.D.-students and 14 master students (1995-present).