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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 2019

Open Access
Unemployment
Alcohol Drinking
Drinking
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies

A nationwide cohort study of short-and long-term outcomes following emergency laparotomy

Jeppesen, M. M., Thygesen, L. C., Ekeloef, S. & Gögenur, I., Jan 2019, In : Danish Medical Journal. 66, 1, 6 p., A5523.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Laparotomy
Emergencies
Cohort Studies
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Spouses

Association between diabetes and oncological outcomes in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy for rectal cancer

Fransgaard, T., Hallas, J., Thygesen, L. C. & Gögenur, I., 1. Mar 2019, In : Surgical Oncology. 28, p. 62-66

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Rectal Neoplasms
Disease-Free Survival
Propensity Score
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Denmark

Association of Statin Use and Oncological Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Radiotherapy in Patients With Rectal Cancer

Fransgaard, T., Hallas, J., Thygesen, L. C. & Gögenur, I., Apr 2019, In : Anticancer Research. 39, 4, p. 2177-2182

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Rectal Neoplasms
Disease-Free Survival
Propensity Score
Cohort Studies

Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Greenland 1983-2014 - Including Comparison With the Other Nordic Countries

Yousaf, U., Engholm, G., Storm, H., Christensen, N., Zetlitz, E., Trykker, H., Sejersen, F., Bjerregaard, P. & Thygesen, L. C., 14. Jun 2019, In : EClinicalMedicine. 2-3, p. 37-49 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Greenland
Scandinavian and Nordic Countries
Incidence
Neoplasms
Registries

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

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