Flemming Brandt Sørensen

Professor

Flemming Brandt Sørensen
Professor
Institut for Klinisk Medicin - Patologisk Institut, NBG

Postadresse:
Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 99
8200
Aarhus N
Danmark

E-mail: fbs@clin.au.dk / flsoer@rm.dk
Telefon: +4529777495

Education and Appointments

Education/Authorizations

 

- Medical doctorfrom the University of Aarhus, the winter 1982/83, authorization the 28th of January 1983.

-Authorization as physician the 3rd March 1987. Specialist in Morbid Anatomy and Cytology (Denmark) the 5th January 1995.

-Specialist in Morbid Anatomy and Cytology (Sweden) the 15th September 1995.

-Specialist in Morbid Anatomy and Cytology (Norway) the 4th November 1995.

-Specialist in Morbid Anatomy and Cytology (United Kingdom) the 24th April 2003.

 

Academic degree

Doctor of medicalscience (Dr. MSci. / DMS / dr. med.), the 14th May 1993. Thesis based on 11publications)


Honorary offices

1) Since 1999member of the International Society of Stereology.

2) From1993 to 2000 member of the Executive Committeé of The Danish Society of Pathological Anatomy and Clinical Cytology. From the spring 1994 executivesecretary, and from 1997 to 2000 president of the Society.

3) From1992 to 1998 member of the Scientific Board, The International Society for Diagnostic Quantitative Pathology.

4) From1998 to 2007 member of the Executive Committee, The Danish Cancer Science Foundation.

5) From 2000 to 2007 member of the Appointment Committee of The William Nielsen Foundation.

6) Course organizer and president: "24th Annual Course of Surgical Pathology of Neoplastic Diseases", Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA in collaboration with University of Copenhagen andThe Danish Society for Pathological Anatomy and Clinical Cytology, Copenhagen,Denmark, 30/4 to 4/5-2001.

7) Appointed by The Danish National Board of Health as inspector with responsibility of surveying the training program in the medical, postgraduate education of specialists in morbid anatomy and clinical cytology 2001-2012.

8) From 2008 to 2011 member of the Educational Committee of The Danish Society of Pathological Anatomy and Cytology.

9) Course organizer of: "Pitfalls in Pathology – illustrated by 24 cases", Danish Society of Pathology and Dept. of Pathology, University ofChicago, Illinois, USA, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9/9 to 10/9-2011.

 

Honorary prices

1) Erik &Knudsine Leijons Testimonial (1989).

2) TheWilliam Nielsen Foundation Mark of Respect (2000).

 

Postgraduateemployments (in survey)

1) Registrar at theInstitute of Pathology, Randers Centralsygehus (RC): 1/3 to 31/10-1983.

2) Registrar at Department of Orthopedic Surgery, RC: 1/11-1983 to 30/4-1984.

3) Registrar at the Institute of Pathology, RC: 1/5-1984 to 31/12-1985.

4) Registrar at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aarhus Kommunehospital(AKH): 1/1-1986 to 28/2-1987. During this period a half year leave for:

5) Registrar at Department of Internal Medicine M, AKH: 1/5 to 31/10-1986.

6) Scientific research assistant at the Stereological Research Laboratory,University of Aarhus and the University Institute of Pathology, AKH (Grant: TheDanish Cancer Society): 1/3-1987 to 31/7-1990.

7) Training registrar at the University Institute of Pathology, AKH: 1/8-1990 to30/6-1992. During this period also training at the Institute of Pathology,Aarhus Amtssygehus.

8) Senior registrar at the University Institute of Pathology, AKH, 1/7-1992 to31/10-1995. During this period one year leave for:

9) Registrar at Department of Urology, Skejby Sygehus, 1/3-1994 to 28/2-1995.

10) Senior registrar at the University Institute of Pathology, Odense UniversityHospital: 1/11-95 to 31/3-97.

11) Senior registrar at the Institute of Pathology, Aarhus Amtssygehus: 1/4-97 to30/9-98.

12) Consultant at the Institute of Pathology, Aarhus Amtssygehus from the 1st October 1998 to 31st August 2007.

13) Professor of pathology, Aarhus University from 1st February 1999 to 31st August2007.

14) Consultant, Department of Clinical Pathology, Vejle Hospital from 1st September 2007 to 31st December 2009.

15) Associate Professor, Institute of Regional Health Services Research, Unversity of Southern Denmark from 1st May 2008 to 31st December 2009.

16) Chief consultant, Department of Clinical Pathology, Vejle Hospital from 1st January 2010 to 30th April 2011.

17) Professor of pathology, Institute of Regional Health Services Research,University of Southern Denmark from 1st January 2010.

18) Consultant, Department of Clinical Pathology, Vejle Hospital from 1st May 2011.

 

Education within Morbid Anatomy and Clinical Cytology

1) Registrar at the Institute of Pathology, Randers Centralsygehus (RC): 1/3 to 31/10-1983.

2) Registrar at the Institute of Pathology, RC: 1/5-1984 to 31/12-1985.

3) Scientific research assistant at the Stereological Research Laboratory, University of Aarhus and the University Institute of Pathology, AKH (Grant: The Danish Cancer Society): 1/3-1987 to 31/7-1990.

4) Training registrar at the University Institute of Pathology, AKH: 1/8-1990 to30/6-1992. During this period also training at the Institute of Pathology,Aarhus Amtssygehus.

5) Senior registrar at the University Institute of Pathology, AKH, 1/7-1992 to31/10-1995.

6) Senior registrar at the University Institute of Pathology, Odense UniversityHospital: 1/11-95 to 31/3-97.

7) Substitute consultant, Institute of Pathology, Tønsberg Sentralsykehus, Norway,24/7 to 6/
8-1995,and 24/6 to 5/7-1996.


8) Senior registrar at the Institute of Pathology, Aarhus Amtssygehus: 1/4-97 to 30/9-98.


9) Consultant at the Institute of Pathology, Aarhus Amtssygehus from the 1stOctober 1998.

10) Professor of pathology, Aarhus University from 1st February 1999 to 31st August2007

11) Professor of pathology, Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark from 1st January 2010.

 

Scientific employment

Scientific researchassistant at the Stereological Research Laboratory, University of Aarhus andthe University Institute of Pathology, AKH (Grant: The Danish Cancer Society):1/3-1987 to 31/7-1990.

 

Other employment

Professional medical adviser for the DanishPatients Complaints Board in cases regarding histo- and cytopathologicaldiagnostics from 1st October 2003.

Postgraduate Courses

1) "Immunohistology: Theory, technique and implementation", Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 22/5 to 24/5-l984.

2) "Metodology in Medical Science", The Danish Medical Association, Herlev Hospital, Denmark, 22/2 to 24/2 and 8/4 to10/3-1985.

3) "10th International Course in Morphometry and Stereology", Prague, Czechoslovakia, 30/8 to 6/9-1986.

4) "Basal methods in epidemiologic scientific research", University of Aarhus, Denmark, 28/11 to 30/11-1986.

5) "Course in biological electron microscopy", University of Aarhus, Denmark, 3/3 to 25/3-1987.

6) "Multivariate survivalanalysis using the Cox-model", Finsen Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6/10 to 7/10 and 27/10 to 29/10-1988.

7) "Cancerbiologic scientific research", University of Aarhus, Denmark, 31/10 to 4/11-1988.

8) "Quantitative Histopathology", Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington D.C., USA, 18/9 to 21/9-1989.

9) "Electronic data programming in Pascal", University of Aarhus, Denmark, the autumn 1991.

10) "34th Annual Postgraduate Institute for Pathologists in Clinical Cytopathology", Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA, 19/4 to 30/4-1993.

11) "Animal models in scientific research", University of Odense, Denmark, 16/9 to 20/9-1996.

12) "Precise criteria for solving vexing problems in dermatopathology - from general to specific", Justus-Liebig-Universität, Giessen, Germany, 14/3 to 17/3-1997.

13) "Course in Pedagogic Methods for University Teachers", University of Aarhus, Sandbjerg Estate, Denmark, 18/8 to 21/8-1997.

14) "Visual Techniques in University Teaching" University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2/10-1997.

15) "Course on Musculoskeletal Pathology", Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Associazione Studio e Cura Tumori Osso e Parti Molli, Università di Bologna, Italy, 17/11 to 22/11-1997.

16) "7th European Tutorial on Haematopathology, Leukaemias and Lymphomas", European School of Haematology, Charing Cross Hospital & Westminster Medical School, London, United Kingdom, 30/3 to 3/4-1998.

17) "Molecular Medicine", University of Aarhus, Denmark, 4/5 to 7/5-1998.

18) "Breast Teaching Course: Advanced mammographic - histologic correlation", Falun Central Hospital, Sweden, 25/8 to 28/8-1998.

19) "Communication with and through the press", Scheele Kommunikation, Copenhagen, Denmark, 27/4-1999.

20) "22nd Annual Course of Surgical Pathology of Neoplastic Diseases", Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA in collaboration with University of Granada, Spain, 3/5 to 7/5-1999.

21) "CoPath System Manager Function Training Course", CoPath in collaboration with Aarhus Council, Aarhus, Denmark, 17/5 to 21/5-1999.

22) DAKOSymposium: "HercepTest™ Diagnosis", DAKO, Glostrup, Denmark, 29/11-1999.

23) "Medical Digital Image processing", University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1/3 to 12/4-2000.

24) "23rd Annual Course of Surgical Pathology of Neoplastic Diseases", Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA, 1/5 to 5/5-2000.

25) Millenium Symposium: "Molecular mechanisms of Sporadic and Hereditary Cancer, and High Throughput Molecular Screening – Molecular Genetics of Cancer – Susceptibility Genes – Clinical Aspects of Molecular Screening – Screening Technology", The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark, 27/8 to 30/8-2000.

26) "DAKO HercepTest™ Workshop", Institute of Pathology, Skive Hospital, Denmark, 26/2-2001.

27) "24th Annual Course of Surgical Pathology of Neoplastic Diseases", Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA in collaboration with University of Copenhagen and The Danish Society for Pathological Anatomy and Clinical Cytology, Copenhagen, Denmark, 30/4 to 4/5-2001.

28) "Introduction course for administrators in Aarhus County", Aarhus County, Denmark, 20/9-2001.

29) "Diagnostic Pathology of Soft Tissue Tumors", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 12/11 to 18/11-2001 (60 CME points).

30) "Tutorial on Neoplastic Hematopathology", Joan & Sanford I.Weill Medical College – Cornell University, Miami, Florida, USA, 4/2 to 8/2-2002 (43 CME points).

31) "The 28th Meeting of the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group", Stockholm, 17/4 to 19/4-2002.

32) "The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology 31st Annual Course on Orthopedic Pathology", Washington D.C., USA, 8/9 to 13/9-2002 (52 CME points).

33) "XII Course on Musculoskeletal Pathology", Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Associazione Studio e Cura Tumori Osso e Parti Molli, Università di Bologna, Italy, 24/2 to 28/2-2003 (27 CME points).

34) "Nordic GIST Symposium", Copenhagen, Denmark, 4/4-2003.

35) "Critical Issues in Laboratory Medicine and Surgical Pathology", Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 28/5 to 31/5-2003 (25½ CME points).

36) "International Skeletal Annual Society 30th Annual Refresher Course" and "Pathology of Non-neoplastic & Neoplastic Conditions of the Skeletal Tissues", The International Skeletal Society, San Francisco, California, USA, 13/9-20/9-2003 (28 + 24.5 CME points)

37) "Consultants Education in Management and Administration (OLAU-basic module)", The Danish Medical Association, Hindsgavl, Denmark, 19/1-23/1-2004 (40 CME points).

38) "Consultants Education in Management and Administration (OLAU-Personal management)", The Danish Medical Association, Hindsgavl, Denmark, 29/3-31/3-2004 (23 CME points).

39) "Consultants Education in Management and Administration (OLAU-Managing professionals, module 2)", The Danish Medical Association, Hindsgavl, Denmark, 6/10-8/10- 2004 (23 CME points).

40) "The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology 14th Annual Anatomic Pathology Course", Bethesda, Washington D.C., USA, 9/5 to 15/5-2004 (70 CME points).

41) "Dermatopathology", St. Johns Hospital and Hammersmith, Imperial College of Medicine, London, United Kingdom, 16/5-20/5-2005 (37 CME points).

42) "Diagnostic Pathology of Soft Tissue Tumors", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 14/11 to 18/11-2005 (60 CME points).

43) "XV Course on Musculoskeletal Pathology", Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Associazione Studio e Cura Tumori Osso e Parti Molli, Università di Bologna, Italy, 27/2 to 3/3-2006 (27 CME points).

44) "Dermatopathology Update with Minisymposium on Soft Tissue Tumors", Harvard MedicalSchool, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 19/10 to 21/10-2006 (25 CME points).

45) "XV1 Course on Musculoskeletal Pathology", Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Associazione Studio e Cura Tumori Osso e Parti Molli, Università di Bologna, Italy, 26/2 to 2/3-2007 (27 CME points).

46) "Diagnostic Pathology of Soft Tissue Tumors", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 12/11 to 16/11-2007 (55 CME points).

47) "Management of Conflicts", The Danish Society for Pathological Anatomy and Clinical Society, Odense, Denmark, 15/5-16/5- 2008.

48) "Negotiating techniques", The Danish Medical Association, Odense, Denmark, 16/5- 2008.

49) "Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology for the Surgical Pathologist", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 16/9 to 17/9-2008 (13.25CME points).

50) "Dermatopathology Update with Minisymposium on Lymphoma and its Mimics", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 18/9 to 20/9-2008 (23 CME points).

51) "Consultants Education in Management and Administration (OLAU-Managing professionals, module 3)", The Danish Medical Association, Hindsgavl, Denmark, 10/11-11/11- 2008 (17 CME points).

52) "Tutorial on Neoplastic Hematopathology", Weill Cornell Medical College – Cornell University, Marco Island, Florida, USA, 26/1 to 30/1-2009 (35.25 CME points).

53) "Diagnostic Surgical Pathology 2009", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Riva Del Garda, Italy, 22/6 to 26/6-2009 (28 CME points).

54) "Critical issues in tumor microenvironment, angiogenesis and metastasis ", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 21/9 to 24/9-2009 (22 CME points).

55) "Dermatopathology Update", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 23/9 to 25/9-2010 (24.27 CME points).

56) "Basic Course in Accreditation According to DS/EN ISO 15189:2008", DANAK, Hjalet, Denmark, 20/3 to 1/4-2011.

57) "London Dermatopathology Symposium", St. John Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 27/4 to 28/4-2011 (16 CME points).

58) "Dermatopathology Update", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 15/9 to 17/9-2011 (23 CME points).

59) "London Dermatopathology Symposium", St. John Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 10/5 to 11/5-2012 (16 CME points).

60) "Nordic Melanoma Meeting", Oslo, Norway, 6/9 to 8/9-2012.

61) "34th Annual Course on Current Concepts in Surgical Pathology", 12/11 – 16/11-2012, The Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, Boston, USA.

62) "London Dermatopathology Symposium", Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden London, United Kingdom, 15/5 to 17/5-2013 (20 CME points).

63) "Dermatopathology Update", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 19/9 to 21/9-2013 (23,25 CME points).

64) "London Dermatopathology Symposium", Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden London, United Kingdom, 14/5 to 16/5-2014 (24 CME points).

65) "Dermatopathology Update", Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 18/9 to 20/9-2014 (19,50 CME points).

 

Courses arranged by The Danish Society of Pathological Anatomy and Clinical Cytology

1) "Prostate diseases and parenchymatous kidney tumors", 23/4 to 24/4-1983.

2) "Fine neddle aspiration cytology", 13/1 to 15/1-1984.

3) "Pathology of muscles and peripheral nerves", 5/5 to 6/5-1984.

4) "Medical nephropathology", 23/11 to 24/11-1985.

5) "Soft tissue tumors", 5/12 to 7/12-1986.

6) "Diseases of the red pulp of the spleen and the bone marrow", 14/11 to 15/11-1987.

7) "New techniques in histopathology / Granulomatous diseases ", 4/11 to 5/11-1989.

8) "Borderline-tumors", 9/11 to 11/11-1990.

9) "Hepatopathology", 26/10 to 27/10-1991.

10) "Inflammatory diseases of the lung", 6/11 to 7/11-1993.

11) "Oral patology", 5/11 to 6/11-1994.

12) "Tumors of salivary glands and upper respiratory tract", 21/11 to 22/11-1998.

13) "Gastrointestinal patology", 8/4 to 9/4-2000.

14) "Malignant Lymphoproliferative Disorders", 18/11 to 19/11- 2000 (9 CME points).

15) "Cardiovascular pathology and neoplastic lung diseases", 16/3 to 18/3-2001 (9,5 CME points).

16) "Pathology of the serous membranes and the mediastinum”, 25/4 to 26/4-2003 (9,5 CME points)

17) "Vasculitis and glomerulonephritis”, 14/11 to 15/11-2003 (9,5 CME points)

18) "Update on Soft Tissue Tumour Pathology”, 12/11 to 13/11-2004 (7,5 CME points)

19) "Targeted treatment of cancer – new possibilities and demands for pathology”, 28/3 to 29/3-2008 (10 CME points)

20) "Quantification in pathology”, 27/3 to 28/3-2009 (10 CME points)

21) "Handling of patient complaints”, 13/11 to 14/11-2009 (8 CME points)

22) “Pitfalls in Pathology – illustrated by 24 cases”, 9-10/9-2011.

23) “The role of pathology in future health care”, 22-24/3-2012.

Scientific instruktion and guidance

1) Instructor for Dr. Morten Ladekarl, Stereological Research Laboratory, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Doctoral thesis defended in 1998 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus.

2) Instructor for Dr. Vibeke Jensen, Institute of Pathology, Aarhus Amtssygehus, Denmark. Ph.D. thesis defended in 1999 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus.

3) Instructor for Dr. Steinbjørn Hansen, Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark. Ph.D. thesis defended in 2000 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Odense.

4) Instructor for Dr. Tine Plato Hansen, Institute of Pathology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark. Ph.D. thesis defended in 2002 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Odense).

5) Instructor for medical student Karen Kjær-Larsen, University Institute of Pathology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Report defended 11th May 2004 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus.

6) Instructor for bioengineer Carsten Riis, Department of Thoragic Surgery, Skejby Sygehus, Denmark. Ph.D. thesis defended 2005 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus.

7) Instructor for Dr. Judit M. Jørgensen, Department of Hematology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Ph.D. thesis, defended 30th September 2005 at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus).

8) Instructor for medical student Marie-Louise Bønnelykke, Department of Plastic Surgery and University Institute of Pathology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Report defended in January 2006 the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus.

9) Instructor for Dr. Marianne Kyndi, (Title: Molecular markers predictive of response to adjuvant radiotherapy in breast cancer) University Institute of Pathology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Ph.D. defence took place at the University of Aarhus on 16th May 2008.

10) Instructor for Dr. Else Maae, (Title: Clinical impact of vascular endothelial growth factor in breast cancer), Department of Oncology, Vejle Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. Ph.D. defence took place at the University of Southern Denmark on 4th October 2012.

11) Instructor for Dr. Birgitte Mayland Havelund, (Title: Clinical aspects of hypoxia inducing factors in colorectal cancer), Department of Oncology, Vejle Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. Ph.D. defence took place at the University of Southern Denmark on 5th December 2012.

12) Instructor for Dr. Søren G. Blavnsfeldt, (Title: Prostate cancer and BRCAness), Department of Urology, Fredericia Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, in the period 2011 through 2012.

13) Instructor for Dr. Trine Tramm, (Title: Development of a gene profile predictive of benefit from radiotherapy in breast cancer: utility of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue for gene expression analysis. University Institute of Pathology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. Ph.D. defence took place at the Aarhus University, Denmark on 21st July 2014.

14) Chief Supervisor for Ph.D. student, Dr. Kirsten Nguyen Knudsen, (Title: MikroRNA in colorectal cancer: Basal pathoanatomic aspects), Department of Clinical Pathology, Vejle Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.

15) Instructor for Ph.D. student, Dr. Anne Haahr Melgaard Eriksen, (Title: Clinical impact of miRNA in rectal cancer), Department of Oncology, Vejle Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.

16) Instructor for Ph.D. student, Dr. Ahmed Hussein Riad Zedan, (Title: Clinical impact of miRNA in prostate cancer) Department of Urology, Fredericia Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.

17) Chief Supervisor for Ph.D. student, Dr.Ann Christina Eriksen (Title: The prognostic impact provided by tumour micro-environment in patients with colon cancer in stage 2), Department of Clincal Pathology, Vejle Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.

18) Instructor for Ph.D. student, Dr. Erik Frostberg (Title: Colorectal cancer in the young: Clinical, pathological and molecular genetic aspects of early-onset colorectal cancer in Denmark. A national population-based study), Department of Surgery, Vejle Hospital, University of Southern denmark, Denmark.


Ad hoc instructor for several laboratory technicians (bachelor studies).

Judgement Committee participation

) Reviewer of scientific papers for several international journals.

2) Member of selection board regarding applicants to positions as associate professors in morbid anatomy and clinical cytology, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1999.

3) Ph.D. thesis: Biological Characterisation of Soft Tissue Sarcomas, by Dr. Mette Møller Nielsen, Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark, 2000.

4) Member of selection board regarding applicants to positions as associate professors in morbid anatomy and clinical cytology, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2000.

5) Member of selection board regarding applicant to position as associate professor at the Electron Microscopic Research Laboratory, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2001.

6) Member of selection board regarding applicant to position as associate professor at the Department of Molecular Pathology, University Institute of Pathology, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2001.

7) Member of selection board regarding applicant to position as associate professor at the University Institute of Pathology, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2002.

8) Member of selection board regarding applicant to position as chief medical-legal expert at the University Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, 2003.

9) Member of selection board regarding applicant to position as professor of pathology at the Institute of Odontology, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2004.

10) Chairman of selection board regarding applicants to position as professor of forensic medicine at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2004.

11) Chairman of selection board regarding applicants to positions as associate professors in morbid anatomy and clinical cytology, Aarhus University, Demnark 2005.

12) Ph.D. thesis: ADAM12 in tumor progession and cell adhesion, by cand. scient. Lise Camilla Fröhlich, Institute of Molecular Pathology, University of Copenhagen, 2005.

13) Ph.D. thesis: Development of an unbiased stereological principle for quantification of tissue properties, based on optimized non-uniform, computerized sampling with probability proportional to size, by Master of Science in Electronic Engineering Jonathan Eyal Gardi, Stereological Research Laboratory, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2007.

14) Ph.D. thesis: Identification of molecular pathways involved in development of bladder cancer, by cand. scient. Malene Herbsleb, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, University of Aarhus, 2007.

15) Chairman of selection board regarding applicants to position as associate professor at the Institute of Regional Health Services and Research, University of Southern Denmark, Demnark 2010.

16) Ph.D. thesis: Microarray profiles in hereditary breast cancer, by cand. scient. Martin Jakob Larsen, Department of Clinical Genetics, Odense University Hospital, Odense, University of Southern Denmark, 2012.

17) Ph.D. thesis: The expression of osteoblast and osteoclast regulators in the bone marrow microenvironment on multiple myeloma, by cand. med. Ida Bruun Kristensen, Department of Haematology, Odense University Hospital and Institute of Molecular Medicine University of Southern, Denmark, 2013.