Axel Skytthe

MSc, Biology and Computer Science, PhD

  • J.B. Winsløws Vej 9 B, st. tv.

    5000 Odense C

    Denmark

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Research areas

Medical demography, genetic-epidemiology, twin studies, and aging.

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Research Output

Increased concordance of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in identical twins

Thomsen, S. F., Stensballe, L. G., Skytthe, A., Kyvik, K. O., Backer, V. & Bisgaard, H., 1. Mar 2008, In : Pediatrics. 121, 3, p. 493-496 3 p.

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  • A Cohort Comparison of Lifespan After Age 100 in Denmark and Sweden: Are Only the Oldest Getting Older?

    Medford, A., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A. & Vaupel, J. W., Apr 2019, In : Demography. 56, 2, p. 665-677

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    Advanced parental age at conception and sex affects mitochondrial DNA copy number in human and fruit flies

    Mengel-From, J., Svane, A. M., Pertoldi, C., Kristensen, T. N., Loeschcke, V., Skytthe, A., Christensen, K., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Hjelmborg, J. & Christiansen, L., 13. Nov 2019, In : The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 74, 12, p. 1853-1860

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    Cancer Incidence and Mortality in 260,000 Nordic Twins With 30,000 Prospective Cancers

    Skytthe, A., Harris, J. R., Czene, K., Mucci, L., Adami, H-O., Christensen, K., Hjelmborg, J., Holm, N. V., Nilsen, T. S., Kaprio, J. & Pukkala, E., Apr 2019, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 22, 2, p. 99-107

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    The CODATwins Project: The Current Status and Recent Findings of COllaborative Project of Development of Anthropometrical Measures in Twins

    Silventoinen, K., Jelenkovic, A., Yokoyama, Y., Sund, R., Sugawara, M., Tanaka, M., Matsumoto, S., Bogl, L. H., Freitas, D. L., Maia, J. A., Hjelmborg, J. V. B., Aaltonen, S., Piirtola, M., Latvala, A., Calais-Ferreira, L., Oliveira, V. C., Ferreira, P. H., Ji, F., Ning, F., Pang, Z. & 31 others, Ordoñana, J. R., Sánchez-Romera, J. F., Colodro-Conde, L., Burt, S. A., Klump, K. L., Martin, N. G., Medland, S. E., Montgomery, G. W., Kandler, C., McAdams, T. A., Eley, T. C., Gregory, A. M., Saudino, K. J., Dubois, L., Boivin, M., Li, L., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A., Kyvik, K. O., Pedersen, N. L., Bjerregaard-Andersen, M., Beck-Nielsen, H., Sodemann, M., Tan, Q., McGue, M., Rasmussen, F., Franz, C. E., Harris, J. R., Lee, S. J., Sorensen, T. I. A. & The CODATwins Project, Dec 2019, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 22, 6, p. 800-808

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    Activities

    15th Congress of the International Society for Twin Studies

    Axel Skytthe (Participant)

    16. Nov 201419. Nov 2014

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    EHLEIS: Health Inequalities in Europe

    Axel Skytthe (Participant)

    1. Jun 20143. Jun 2014

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

    European Congress of Epidemiology

    Axel Skytthe (Participant)

    11. Aug 201314. Aug 2013

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    Surviving to Extreme Ages - How to make it to 105

    Axel Skytthe (Lecturer)

    12. May 2012

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    9th Supercentenarian Workshop

    Axel Skytthe (Speaker)

    11. May 201212. May 2012

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Projects

    NorTwinCan - Nordisk Tvillingstudie af Cancer

    Adami, H., Czene, K., Harris, J. R., Hjelmborg, J. V. B., Kaprio, J., Skytthe, A. & Mucci, L. A.

    01/01/200001/01/2020

    Project: Research

    Press / Media

    Familiære anamnese er vigtig i udredningen af tandsygdomme

    Unni Dokkedal, Axel Skytthe, Kaare Christensen & Jacob v. B. Hjelmborg

    23/01/201805/02/2018

    2 Media contributions

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Boje Mortensen er formlen på et langt liv

    Axel Skytthe

    21/01/2015

    3 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    DER KOMMER FLERE TVILLINGER - MEN FÆRRE TRILLINGER

    Axel Skytthe

    12/09/2014

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media