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Niels Jessen

Head of Research and Professor of Clinical Pharmacology // Forskningschef

niels.jessen@biomed.au.dk
+ 45 2859 6352

Principal Investigator

Research areas

  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Insulin resistance
  • Clinical pharmacology in diabetes
  • Physical exercise
  • Adipocyte function

Research description

  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological regulation of substrate metabolism in humans with special focus on pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic effects of metformin
  • Cardiac effects of metformin in type 2 diabetes and cardiac failure
  • Effects of physical exercise on skeletal muscle and adipose tissue
  • Insulin and growth hormone signalling in skeletal muscle and adipocytes
  • Muscle injury and muscle regeneration.

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