Axel Skytthe

MSc, Biology and Computer Science, PhD

  • J.B. Winsløws Vej 9 B, st. tv.

    5000 Odense C

    Denmark

1986 …2020
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Research areas

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

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Research Output 1986 2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections
Monozygotic Twins
Dizygotic Twins
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Information Storage and Retrieval
10 Downloads (Pure)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
life-span
Denmark
Swede
Sweden
trend
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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., 15. Mar 2019, In : The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Fruit
Parents
DNA
Maternal Age
Health

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

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Confidence Intervals
Incidence
Neoplasms
Population
Registries

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

The CODATwins Project, 13. Jul 2019, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Smoking
Term Birth
Education
Dizygotic Twins
Weights and Measures

Activities 1999 2014

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 2000 2020

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

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