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Eye Research Group Roskilde

The research group is headed by Clinical Associate Research Professor Torben Lykke Sørensen, MD DMSc. Currently 3 ph.d.-students and one graduate student is working on different projects with the primary focus on immunology, inflammation, and retinal disease. We also perform clinical studies and evaluations of treatment efficacy and we participate in international multicenter randomized clinical trials in retinal disease.

Current Research Projects

  • Project 1:
    Microglia activity and regulation in age-related macular degeneration
  • Project 2:
    Chemokines and chemokine receptors in age-related macular degeneration
  • Project 3:
    Effect of gastric bypass surgery on diabetic retinopathy
  • Project 4:
    Exercise and the effect on inflammation in age-related macular degeneration

Group Leader

Torben Lykke Sørensen
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Copenhagen University Hospital Roskilde

Department of Ophthalmology

Køgevej 7-13
4000 Roskilde

Phone: +45 47323900


Clinical Eye Research Unit

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