Christine Stabell Benn

Cand.med.

  • J.B. Winsløws Vej 9, indgang B, 1. Sal

    5000 Odense C

    Danmark

20022019
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Personlig profil

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TEACHING PORTEFOLIO

University teaching*
1993 (one semester): Medical Sociology, Medical students, University of Aarhus (reference: Jørn Olsen)
2002-2005 (four years): Epidemiology, Public health students, University of Copenhagen (reference: Morten Grønbæk)
2007: Co-organiser, Gabriel PhD course, ”Immunological methods for epidemiological studies”, Leiden University Medical Centre, Holland (reference: Maria Yazdanbakhsh)
2010-2012: Two hours session per year, ”Approaches to development” course, University of Aarhus (reference: Frands Dolberg)
2011: Two half days teaching, International Paediatrics PhD course, Guinea-Bissau, arranged by University of Copenhagen (reference: Ib Bygbjerg)
2011-2012: Three hours session per year, Research Ethics, PhD course, University of Copenhagen (reference: Lars Hviid)
2012: A two-hour session at an A-course in Clinical Microbiology, University of Copenhagen (reference: Jørgen Kurtzhals)

* Note: based on memory - I have not registered this systematically

I am a member of the Graduate School of Immunology, the Graduate School of Public Health, and the Copenhagen School of Global Health. I have been a board member of Research Program of Global Health at the Copenhagen School of Global Health since 2009, among others contributing to development of strategy and planning of PhD courses.

Oral presentations at conferences/workshops during the last 5 years
2008:
24/09: Oral presentation, Indepth Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2010:
27/04: Oral presentation, 13th annual Vaccine Research Conference, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, US
27/09: Oral presentation, Indepth Conference, Accra, Ghana
06/10: Co-organiser of session, oral presentation, 19th International Congress of Nutrition, Bangkok, Thailand
2011:
01/06: Co-organiser of session, oral presentation, 5th annual meeting, Organisation for the Study of Sex Differences, Oklahoma, US
15/06: Invited speaker, Developmental Physiology Conference, Leicester, UK
2012:
07/09: Invited speaker, Nordic Vaccine Meeting, Korsør, Denmark
24/09: Invited speaker, Royal Academy of Science, Copenhagen, Denmark
06/10: Invited speaker, Danish International Paediatrics Society Meeting, Korsør, Denmark
20/10: Invited speaker, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, South Korea
02/12: Invited speaker, The 8th Conference of the Federation of African Immunological Societies, Durban, South Africa

Tutorial tasks
The supervisor of the following PhD students:

Defended:
1) Mads Kamper-Jørgensen, MSc: “Short- and long term consequences of attendance to childcare facilities” (UCD, 2004-2007)
2) Birgitte Diness, MD: “Should infants receive high-dose vitamin A supplementation with BCG vaccine at birth in developing countries?” (UCD, 2004-2007)
3) Jane Agergaard, MD: “Randomised study of not providing DTP vaccination simultaneously with or after measles vaccination” (UAD, 2005-2009)
4) Mathias Jul Jørgensen, MSc: “Understanding the immunological effects of vitamin A supplementation” (UCD, 2006-20010)(delayed due to paternal leave)
5) Ane Fisker, MD: “Evaluation of WHO recommended vitamin A supplementation at first vaccination contact” (UAD, 2007-2011) (delayed due to one-year leave for internship)
6) Andreas Andersen, MSc: “Non-random missing observations in longitudinal studies of childhood vaccines” (UCD, 2009-2012)
Accepted for defense:
7) Najaaraq Lund, MD: “Investigating the mortality impact of oral polio vaccine at birth” (UCD, 2008-2012) (delayed due to one-year leave for internship)
Ongoing:
8) Morten Bjerregaard-Andersen, MD: ”Establishing a twin cohort in Guinea Bissau” (SDU, 2009-2013) (delayed due to one-year leave as PI for another study)
9) Signe Sørup, MSc.: “Childhood vaccinations in Denmark: Non-specific effects on morbidity” (UCD, 2010-2013)
10) Helle Eriksen, MD: “Measurements of thymus size in Guinea-Bissau and the impact of vitamin A and routine immunizations” (UCD, 2010-2013)
11) Sofie Biering-Sørensen, MSc: ”Providing early BCG vaccine to low-birth-weight infants” (UCD, 2011-2014)
12) Kristoffer Jarlov Jensen, MSc: ” The sex-differential non-specific immunological effects of childhood vaccines ”(SDU, 2011-2014)
13) Thomas Nissen, MD: ” Immunomodulating effects of Bacille Calmette Guérin vaccination at birth - effect on cytokine response and antibody response to the Di-Te-Per-Pol vaccine in Danish Children. A randomised clinical trial” (UCD, 2012-2015)
14) Nina Eriksen, MD: ” Immunomodulating effects of Bacille Calmette Guérin vaccination at birth - effect on T-lymphocytes and thymus size in Danish children. A randomised clinical trial.” (UCD, 2012-2015)
15) Lisbeth Thøstesen, MD: ”The effect of BCG vaccination on the development of atopy in Danish children. A randomised clinical trial” (SDU, 2012-2015)

I have been external opponent of a PhD thesis at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2007.

The supervisor of the following one-year Scholarship/Master/OSVAL students - most of them medical students, but also coming from public health, biology, human biology, and biotech students – and two of them doing a Master of International Health:
1) Jeppe Madura Larsen, MSc student (biotech), “Investigating the immunological mechanisms behind non-specific effects of BCG vaccine” (2003-4)
2) Ane Fisker, MD student: “Sex-differential effects of high-dose vitamin A supplementation in developing countries” (2004-5)
3) Dorthe Christoffersen, MD student: “The impact of different doses of vitamin A supplementation on male and female childhood morbidity and mortality” (2004-5)
4) Ernesto Nante, MD, Master of International Health student: “Potential adverse events after simultaneous vitamin A supplementation and BCG vaccination in normal-birth-weight infants in Guinea-Bissau” (2004-2005)
5) Mia Eriksson, MD student: “Immunological effects of vaccinations” (2006) (OSVAL thesis, grade 13)
6) Sofia Lantz, MD student: “Sex-differential effects on mortality of prophylactic vitamin A supplementation in low-income countries. A meta-analysis” (2007)( OSVAL thesis, grade 12)
7) Karen Rokkedal Lausch, MD student: “Low birth weight, sex, season and mortality” (2006-2007)
8) Grith Poulstrup, MSc student (public health): “The effect of DTP booster vaccine on morbidity” (2007)(Master thesis: grade 10)
9) Grethe Lemvik, MD student: “Immunological effects of DTP vaccination” (2007-2008)
10) Line Hein-Kristensen, MSc student (biology): “Immunological effects of combining vitamin A supplementation and DTP vaccine in mice” (2007-2008)(Master thesis: grade 12)
11) Sofie Biering-Sørensen, MSc student (public health): “Sex-differential health interventions in low-birth-weight infants” (2008-2009)
12) Linda Hornshøj, MD student: “Determinants of vaccination status in rural Guinea-Bissau” (2008-2009)
13) Niels Danneskiold-Samsøe, MSc student (human biology): “Mapping of vitamin A status among children in Guinea-Bissau” (2008-2009)
14) Julie Rasmussen, MD student: “Nutritional status and mortality in urban and rural Guinea-Bissau” (2009-2010)
15) Sophie Karkov, MSc student (biology): “Investigating the immunological effects of oral polio vaccine at birth” (2009-2010)
16) Anna Sofie Hansen, MD student: “The effect of administering oral polio vaccine at birth on polio immunity” (2009-2010) (OSVAL thesis, grade 10)
17) Rufino Nanque, MD, Master of International Health student: “The Effect of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTP) booster dose at 18 months of age on adaptive pertussis immunity in Guinea-Bissau” (2009-2010)
18) Frida Jepsen, MSc student (public health): “Stillbirth in urban Guinea-Bissau (2010-2011)
19) Emil Christensen, MD student: “Patterns of childhood death in rural Guinea-Bissau (2010-2011)
20) Marie Østergaard, MSc student (public health): “Changing risk factors for infant mortality with declining infant mortality” (2011-2012)
21) Lone Damkjær Christensen, MD student: “The effect of early measles vaccine on thymus size” (2011-2012)
22) Vu Ann Do, MD student: “The effect of early measles vaccine on morbidity” (2011-2012)
23) Frederik Schaltz-Buchholzer, MD student: “The effect of BCG at birth on hospitalisations” (2012-2013)
24) Ole Bæk, MD student: “Seasonal variation in haematological parameters in Guinea-Bissau” (2012-2013)

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Guinea-Bissau Medicin og biovidenskab
Measles Medicin og biovidenskab
Mycobacterium bovis Medicin og biovidenskab
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicin og biovidenskab
Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine Medicin og biovidenskab
vaccines Landbrug og biologi
Diphtheria Medicin og biovidenskab
Whooping Cough Medicin og biovidenskab

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Publikationer 2002 2019

BCG Vaccination at Birth and Rate of Hospitalization for Infection Until 15 Months of Age in Danish Children: A Randomized Clinical Multicenter Trial

Stensballe, L. G., Ravn, H., Birk, N. M., Kjærgaard, J., Nissen, T. N., Pihl, G. T., Thøstesen, L. M., Greisen, G., Jeppesen, D. L., Kofoed, P-E., Pryds, O., Sørup, S., Aaby, P. & Benn, C. S., sep. 2019, I : Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Journal. 8, 3, s. 213-220

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Multicenter Studies
Randomized Controlled Trials
Confidence Intervals
Intention to Treat Analysis
Mothers
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Can earlier BCG vaccination reduce early infant mortality? Study protocol for a cluster randomised trial in Guinea-Bissau

Thysen, S. M., Jensen, A. K. G., Rodrigues, A., Borges, I. D. S., Aaby, P., Benn, C. & Fisker, A., 24. sep. 2019, I : BMJ Open. 9, 9, 7 s., e025724.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Åben adgang
Fil
Guinea-Bissau
House Calls
Mycobacterium bovis
Urban Health
Rural Health
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Cohort profile: Bandim Health Project's (BHP) rural Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) - A nationally representative HDSS in Guinea-Bissau

Thysen, S. M., Fernandes, M., Benn, C. S., Aaby, P. & Fisker, A. B., 11. jun. 2019, I : BMJ Open. 9, 6, 8 s., e028775.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Åben adgang
Fil
Guinea-Bissau
Rural Health
Health
Child Mortality
Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine

Developing the concept of beneficial non-specific effect of live vaccines with epidemiological studies

Aaby, P. & Benn, C. S., 23. aug. 2019, I : Clinical Microbiology and Infection.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftReviewForskningpeer review

Epidemiologic Studies
Smallpox Vaccine
Attenuated Vaccines
Personal Narratives
Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine

Does India Need a Universal High-Dose Vitamin A Supplementation Program?

Greiner, T., Mason, J., Benn, C. S. & Sachdev, H. P. S., jun. 2019, I : The Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 86, 6, s. 538-541

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftReviewForskningpeer review

Vitamin A Deficiency
Child Mortality
Measles
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Health

Aktiviteter 1993 2016

Neonatal BCG-vaccination significantly reduced the prevalence of atopic dermatitis at 13 months of age among children with atopic predisposition. The Danish Calmette Study, a prospective, randomised clinical trial.

Lisbeth Marianne Thøstesen (Underviser), Annette Wind Olesen (Underviser), Christine Stabell Benn (Underviser), Lone Graff Stensballe (Underviser), Poul-Erik Kofoed (Underviser)
11. jun. 201615. jun. 2016

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg

Neonatal BCG-vaccination does not decrease the rate of asthmatic bronchitis in the first year of life. A randomised clinical trial from a high-income country.

Lisbeth Marianne Thøstesen (Underviser), Annette Wind Olesen (Underviser), Christine Stabell Benn (Underviser), Lone Graff Stensballe (Underviser), Poul-Erik Kofoed (Underviser)
11. jun. 201615. jun. 2016

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg

Vacciner – meget mere end du tror

Christine Stabell Benn (Foredragsholder)
30 nov. 2015

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragForedrag og præsentationer i privat eller offentlig virksomhed

Christine Benn's inaugural seminar

Christine Stabell Benn (Taler)
16 dec. 2013

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg