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Klaus Ejner Andersen 
Medical degree (MD): University of Copenhagen, Jan. 1972.
Specialist in Dermato-venerology: 1980. DrMSc: University of Copenhagen, 1986.

Thesis: Contact allergy to chlorocresol, formaldehyde and other biocides, guinea pig tests and clinical studies. Acta Dermato Venereologica, suppl. 125, 1986.

Dermatologist in practice, Roskilde, 1984-1988.
Professor in Dermato-venerology, Odense University hospital and University of Southern Denmark since 1989 -

Academic tasks:
Head of research for the department
Official opponent for 10 DrMsc thesis in Danmark and Sweden. Referee for 12 PhD thesis. Member of evaluation committee for 8 professorships. Supervisor for 13 PhD projects

External tasks:
Member of EECDRG (European and Environmental Contact Dermatitis Research Group since 1984, chairman from 1996-1999.
From 1997 – 2004 member of the Scientific Committee for Cosmetic Products and Non-food Products intended for Consumers (SCCNFP), European Commission.
President for European Contact Dermatitis Society (ESCD) 2008-2010.

Medical director of "Dermatological Investigations Scandinavia" (DIS) see:

Reaearch areas
Experimental and clinical contact dermatitis and dermatotoxicology.
Publications: more than 400 publications in peer review journals.
K E Andersen is first author on 72 publikations. H-index: 55 (Google Scholar)
Peer review publications since 2012 : 38


No formal educational training. Responsible for teaching dermato-venereology at University of Southern Denmark since 1989. Responsible for examinations and review of phd projects and thesis. Author of numerous textbook chapters and Co-author of the leading textbook in dermato-venereology in Danish language since 1993, now published in 4th edition and translated into Norwegian.

Research areas

  • Dermatology
  • Allergy
  • Working environment
  • Pharmacological therapy
  • Nanomaterials
  • Pharmaceuticals

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