Kasper Jacobsen Kyng

PhD, Klinisk lektor

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K Kyng

Klinisk lektor

  • Institut for Klinisk Medicin - Børn og Unge
  • Institut for Klinisk Medicin - Børn og Unge
Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 103
Aarhus N

E-mail: kasper.kyng@clin.au.dk

Telefon: +4520727349

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Kasper Jacobsen Kyng, MD, Ph.D. (Born March 7, 1976)
Home address: Klintevej 20, 8240 Risskov. Tel: +45 2072 7349, Email: kasper.kyng@ki.au.dk
Research Interests: Neonatal Brain Injury, Neuroprotection, Translational medicine, Biochemichal Biomarkers

Current research grants: Post.doc. salary: Region Midtjyllands Sundhedsvidenskabelige Forskningsfond.
Running costs: Department of Clinical Medicine University of Aarhus 2013 , Brødrene Hartmanns Fond 2012, Marie Dorthea og Holger From, Haderslevs Fond 2012, Fonden til Lægevidenskabens Fremme 2012
Current research projects: Principal Investigator on 1) Clinical trial on biomarkers of brain injury after perinatal asphyxia. 2) Piglet model study on new treatment modalities and biomarkers of brain injury after perinatal asphyxia.
Scientific supervisor: 2 PhD students (enrolment pending), 2 research year students

Positions held:
July 2013-: Consultant, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital
October 2013-April 2014: Neonatal fellowship/clinician-scientist, Royal Prince Albert Hospital, Sydney, Australia
September 2011-: Post.doc. Perinatal Research Unit and Research Unit for Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital (part-time)
March 2011-June 2013: Pediatric Residency / Neonatal fellowship, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Aarhus University Hospital
March 2009-March 2011: Pediatric Residency, Herning Hospital
August 2008-February 2009: Department of Pediatrics, Randers Hospital
August 2007-August 2008: Pediatric Residency, Aarhus University Hospital
Nov 2005-July 2007: Intern, Aarhus Universitety Hospital
2002-2006: Ph.D.-student, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus
2000-2006: Ph.D.-student Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, U.S.A. Fourteen months in 2000-2001, followed by research visits one month per year.
2007: Aarhus University Research Foundation PhD-Prize for best Ph.D.
2005: The Lundbeck Foundation’s Talent Prize 2005 for researchers under the age of thirty
2005: Novo Ph.D. Plus Prize

June 2013: Board Certified Paediatrician
2010 and 2012-13: Neonatal Online Training in Europe (fellowship level training)
2009: European Pediatric LifeSupport (EPLS) instructor certification, from 2013 course director
2006: Ph.D., Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with National Institutes of Health, U.S.A.
2005: MD, University of Aarhus, GPA 10.5 (10.2 on 13-scale)
2002: Diploma in Medical Research, University of Aarhus.
1995: Graduated from Risskov Amtsgymnasium, GPA 12.0 (11.0 on 13-scale)

Other scientific qualifications:
Organizational experience/: Aarhus University talent development advisory forum, Danish Pediatric Society subcommittee
Honorary positions on Acute and Intensive care pediatrics 2011-13, UKYL (medical education coordinator), Department of Pediatrics Aarhus University Hospital 2011-13, and Herning Hospital 2009-2011, 2008-2010 representative for Young Pediatricians Association in Danish Medical Society, Chairman of the Organization Committee of the 3rd annual International Ethical Student Conference 1999
Reviewer for: Pediatric Research, Trends in Genetics, Neuroscience
Selected Scientific meetings: Nordic Hypothermia Meeting, Sweden 2012, 6th International Conference on Biochemical Markers for Brain Damage, Lund 2011, 50th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR) Hamburg 2009, Danish Neonatology Meeting 2009, Danish Neuropediatrics Meeting 2008 and 2009
Selected talks and posters: Mitochondrial Summerschool, Aarhus University Phd School 2013, Department of Pediatrics (AUH) 5th Research Symposium 2011, International Workshop on Werner Syndrome, U.S.A., Ph.D. day, University of Aarhus, Sixth Annual National Intramural Scientific Retreat, U.S.A., 44th Seminar of Molecular Medicine, Skejby Sygehus, Danish Center for Molecular Gerontology, Center-meetings 2001-2004
Selected Courses: Bristol Neonatal Echo Course, Cardiology for Young Pediatricians, DCS Ekko 1, Flow cytometri, Literature search, Imunohistochemisry and in situ hybridization and PCR on histological material, Biostatistics, GeneSpring Training Course, New York
Selected teaching: European Pediatric Life Support (EPLS) course director and certified instructor, lecturer SSAI course on Obstetric Anaesthesia, lecturer Critical Care Course for Pediatric residents (hoveduddannelseskursus i Akut pædiatri), lecturer in neonatology Aarhus University Medical School, Clinical instructor of Pediatrics at Aarhus University, Lecturer neonatal continuous medical education, responsible for critical care scenario training at Department of Pediatrics, clinical supervisor in Pediatrics, lecturer Intensive Care Nurse education
Research Grants: Hjerteforeningen 2013, Brødrene Hartmanns Fond 2012, Marie Dorthea og Holger From, Haderslevs Fond 2012, Fonden til Lægevidenskabens Fremme 2012, The Lundbeck Foundation 2011, Region Midtjyllands Sundhedsvidenskabelige Forskningsfond 2011 and 2012, Institute of Clinical Medicine AU 2011, 2012 and 2013, Novo Nordisk Ph.D. Plus Prize 2005, Danish Cancer Society 2004/2005, The Lundbeck Foundation 2003/2004, The Aarhus University Research Foundation 2002/2003, The Danish Council for Heath Research (SSVF) 2000/2001; Danish Cancer Society 2000/2001
Abstracts: Kyng KJ, Bennedsgaard K, Kerrn-Jespersen S, Skajaa T, Pedersen M, Holm IE, Henriksen TB. Remote ischemic postconditioning in a piglet model of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. 54th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Research- ESPR, Porto, Portugal, October 11-14, 2013.

Andreassen CS, Kyng KJ, Jørgensen K, Bennedsgaard K, Kerrn-Jespersen S, Henriksen TB, Ovesen T. Relationship between auditory system function and cerebral depression in newborn pigs with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy following perinatal asphyxia. Poster and oral presentation. XXVII Sandbjerg Symposium, Danish Society for Neuroscience. Auditory and visual perception May 5-7, 2013.

S Kerrn-Jespersen, KJ Kyng, KJ Bennedsgaard, T Skajaa, M Pedersen, TB Henriksen
Brain MRI and MRS in Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Piglets. Kongres for Medicinsk Studenterforskning, Hotel Gl. Avernæs, 8.-10. Marts 2013.

KJ Bennedsgaard1, KJ Kyng1, S Kerrn-Jespersen1, T Skajaa1, IE Holm2 ,TB Henriksen1. Histological evaluation of a Piglet Model of Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy. Kongres for Medicinsk Studenterforskning, Hotel Gl. Avernæs, 8.-10. Marts 2013.

Kyng, K., Balslev T., Krag-Olsen, B. (2008). Case reports, Menkes disease. Abstract for Danish Society of Neuropediatrics yearly meeting 2008.
Original research in peer reviewed jounals:
1. Kyng,K., May,A., Brosh,R.M., Jr., Cheng,W.H., Chen,C., Becker,K.G., & Bohr,V.A. (2003). The transcriptional response after oxidative stress is defective in Cockayne Syndrome group B cells. Oncogene. Feb 27;22(8):1135-49.
2. Kyng,K., May,A., Kølvraa, S., & Bohr,V.A. (2003). Gene expression profiling in Werner syndrome closely resembles that of normal aging. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Oct 14;100(21):12259-64.
3. Kyng,K.J., May,A., Stevnsner,T., Becker,K.G., Kolvra,S., Bohr,V.A., 2005. Gene expression responses to DNA damage are altered in human aging and in Werner Syndrome. Oncogene 24, 5026-5042.
4. Kyng,K.J., Bohr,V.A., 2005. Gene expression and DNA repair in progeroid syndromes and human aging. Ageing Research Reviews 4, 579-602.
5. Kyng K, Croteau DL, Bohr VA. (2009). Werner syndrome resembles normal aging. Cell Cycle. Aug;8(15):2323.
PhD Thesis:
6. Gene Expression and DNA Damage responses in Human Aging and Premature Aging Syndromes (2006). Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus.