Staff overview – University of Copenhagen

Mette Hollensted

Mette Hollensted

PhD Student

  • Section for Metabolic Genetics

    Universitetsparken 1, 1st floor, DIKU, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, DIKU

    Phone: +45 35 33 71 28

Cand.Scient and PhD-student at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Section of Metabolic Genetics.

Primary fields of research

My primary work is focused on the influence of genetic variation in relation to:

  • Metabolic disturbances, including obesity and diabetes
  • Response to a lifestyle intervention in Danish children and adolescents


Current research

Currently, I am working on the two following projects:

TARGET: The impact of our genomes on individual treatment response in obese children

BIOCHILD: Genetics and Systems Biology of Childhood Obesity in India and Denmark

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