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Research areas

Tasks:

  • Research group leader of Public Health Epidemiology at the National Institute of Public Health
  • Teach epidemiology and register-based epidemiology at graduate and post-graduate level
  • Research focus on register-based epidemiology both in preventive research and clinical care
  • Supervise bachelor and master theses and PhD students

Research areas:

  • More than 16 years expericene with epidemiologal research with a special focus on use of large surveys and registers for research
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Socio-economic differences in health and consequences of disease
  • Epidemiology and advanced statistical methods

Research interests

Epidemiological methods with focus on novel designs and data sources

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Research Output 2004 2020

Associations between blood cultures after surgery for colorectal cancer and long-term oncological outcomes

Watt, S. K., Fransgaard, T., Degett, T. H., Thygesen, L. C., Benfield, T., Knudsen, J. D., Fuursted, K., Jensen, T. G., Dessau, R., Schønheyder, H. C., Møller, J. K. & Gögenur, I., Feb 2020, In : British Journal of Surgery. 107, 3, p. 310-315

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Colorectal Neoplasms
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Disease-Free Survival
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Proportional Hazards Models

Cardiovascular disease and long-term occupational exposure to ultrafine particles: A cohort study of airport workers

Møller, K. L., Brauer, C., Mikkelsen, S., Bonde, J. P., Loft, S., Helweg-Larsen, K. & Thygesen, L. C., 1. Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 223, 1, p. 214-219

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Occupational Exposure
Cohort Studies
Private Hospitals
Public Hospitals
Denmark

Cognitive behavioural therapy significantly reduces anxiety in patients with implanted cardioverter defibrillator compared with usual care: Findings from the Screen-ICD randomised controlled trial

Berg, S. K., Rasmussen, T. B., Herning, M., Svendsen, J. H., Christensen, A. V. & Thygesen, L. C., Feb 2020, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 27, 3, p. 258-268

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials
Depression
Nurses
Random Allocation
Implantable Defibrillators

Descriptive study of all Danish patients undergoing emergency exploratory laparotomies in the period 2003–2014

Toftlund, S. A., Gögenur, I. & Thygesen, L. C., Jan 2020, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Laparotomy
Emergencies
Logistic Models
Postoperative Care
Incidence
5 Downloads (Pure)

Occupational lifting predicts hospital admission due to low back pain in a cohort of airport baggage handlers

Brauer, C., Mikkelsen, S., Pedersen, E. B., Møller, K. L., Simonsen, E. B., Koblauch, H., Alkjær, T., Helweg-Larsen, K. & Thygesen, L. C., Jan 2020, In : International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 93, 1, p. 111-122

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Low Back Pain
Incidence
Workload
Cohort Studies
Equipment and Supplies

Activities 2008 2012

  • 3 Other
  • 3 Talks and presentations in private or public companies
  • 1 Board duties in companies, associations, or public organisations

Cancer incidence among Danish Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists

Lau Caspar Thygesen (Lecturer)
6. Sep 2012

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

Presentation for Scientific Admissory Board for the ECHO-project: Title: Maps and flows - methodological advances

Lau Caspar Thygesen (Lecturer)
5. Jun 2012

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

Incidence of MS in Denmark

Lau Caspar Thygesen (Speaker)
26. Apr 2010

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

The European Collaboration for Health Optimization (ECHO) (External organisation)

Lau Caspar Thygesen (Member)
Feb 2010Aug 2013

Activity: MembershipBoard duties in companies, associations, or public organisations

Press / Media

NYT JOB

Lau Caspar Thygesen

05/11/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Epidemiologi og registerbaseret forskning

Lau Caspar Thygesen

12/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Epidemiologi og registerbaseret forskning

Lau Caspar Thygesen

12/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Epidemiologi og registerbaseret forskning

Lau Caspar Thygesen

12/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Epidemiologi og registerbaseret forskning

Lau Caspar Thygesen

12/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Teaching & Supervision

Epidemiologi

Lau Caspar Thygesen & Ida Høgstedt Danquah

01/04/201714/06/2019

Course: Teaching