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2nd International Moesgaard Conference on Personalised Medicine

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the 2nd International Moesgaard Conference on Personalised Medicine in Aarhus November 4th-5th, 2025


Organising Committee

National members

Anders Krogh, Professor, Head of the Center for Health Data Science, Copenhagen University (KU)

Mads ThomassenProfessor, Research unit of Clinical Genetics (Odense), University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Martin Bøgsted, Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University (AAU)

Sisse Rye Ostrowski, Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, Copenhagen University (KU)

Søren Brunak,  Professor, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, Copenhagen University (KU)

Tore B.Stage, Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark (SDU

Previous conferences

1st Danish International Conference on Personalised Medicine 2023

Day 1

8:30-9:00 Coffee and registration

9:00-9:15 Opening of meeting Anne-Mette Hvas, Dean at the Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

Welcome remarks Anders Børglum, Managing Professor of the Personalised Medicine Network, Aarhus University, Denmark

SESSION I: “HUMAN DIVERSITY” (Chair: Anders Børglum)

9:15-10:05 Opening Keynote: Study of human diversity Kári Stefánsson, deCode Genetics, Iceland

10:05-10:35 Genetics of ADHD – risk loci and genetic overlap with other phenotypes Ditte Demontis, Aarhus University, Denmark

10:35-10:50 Systematic investigation of allelic regulatory activity of psychiatric disorder risk variants Hyejung Won, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA

10:50-11:10 Coffee with light refreshment, poster viewing and networking

SESSION II: “TOWARDS PERSONALISED PSYCHIATRY” (Chairs: Doug Speed & Ole Köhler-Forsberg)

11:10-12:00 Keynote: The potential and the barriers for genetic personalised medicine in psychiatry Cathryn Lewis, Kings College London, United Kingdom

12:00-12:30 Polygenic aspects of childhood neurodevelopmental disorders Jakob Grove, Aarhus University, Denmark

12:30-12:40 Flash talk: Polygenic liabilities and treatment trajectories in early-onset depression (presenter: Jessica Mundy)

12:40-13:35 Lunch and networking

13:35-15:05 Poster session and coffee & cake


15:05-15:35 Deep learning approaches for analysis of population-wide disease progression data Søren Brunak, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

15:35-16.05 Expanding the phenotypic spectrum of calmodulinopathies Mette Nyegaard, Aalborg University, Denmark

16:05-16:35 Introducing a decision support tool - The Ischemic Heart Disease Algorithm - in clinical practice - a randomised clinical trial Henning Bundgaard, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

16:35-16:55 Flash talks: Exploring the impact of BMI on cancer development (presenter: Johanne Ahrenfeldt) The information system, a unique work tool to optimize drug safety during pregnancy (presenter: Line Kolding og Jakob N. Henriksen)

17:30-20:00 Conference dinner/reception

Day 2

8:30-9:00 Coffee

SESSION IV: “ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS” (Chairs: Liselotte Vogdrup Petersen & Bjarni J. Vilhjálmson)

9:00-9:30 Mendelian Randomisation with Directed Acyclic Graphs learning: Opportunities and pitfalls in personalised medicine Leonardo Bottolo, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

9:30-10:00 Machine learning with clinical purpose Adam Hulman, Aarhus University, Denmark

10:00-10:20 Flash talks: LDAK-PBAT: A Novel Pathway-Based Analysis Tool for Decoding the Genetics of Complex Diseases (presenter: Takiy Berrandou) Unraveling the regulation mechanism of the human flippase ATP8B1 (presenter: Poul Nissen)

10:20-10:50 Coffee with light refreshment, poster viewing and networking

SESSION V: “EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES” (Chairs: Uffe Birk Jensen & Hannah Chatwin)

10:50-11:40 Keynote: Using genetic epidemiology to inform personalised medicine Per Magnus, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

11:40-12:10 Early life exposures and pubertal development: results from the DNBC Puberty cohort Cecilia Ramlau-Hansen, Aarhus University, Denmark

12:10-13:10 Lunch and networking SESSION VI: “ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES IN CANCER RESEARCH” (Chairs: Martin Bøgsted & Lars Dyrskjøt Andersen)

13:10-14:00 Keynote: Data-driven and functional precision medicine for acute myeloid leukemia and beyond Olli Kallioniemi, SciLifeLab and Karolinska Institute, Sweden

14:00-14:30 The power of circulating tumor cells in Immuno-Oncology Catherine Panabieres, University Medical Centre of Montpellier, France

14:30-15:00 T cell receptor landscape associate with metastasis in bladder cancer Nicolai Birkbak, Aarhus University, Denmark 15:00-15:30 Networking and coffee & cake SESSION VII: “APPLIED PERSONALISED MEDICINE” (Chairs: Deirdre Cronin Fenton & Mikkel Heide Schierup)

15:30-15:50 Flash talks: Social characteristics and adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy in breast cancer patients (presenter: Julie Schmidt) Genetic variants of the serotonin transporter with functional and pharmacological impact (presenter: Steffen Sinning)

15:50-16:20 Treatment decisions for metastatic cancer patient – implementation of personalised medicine Britt Elmedal Laursen, Aarhus University, Denmark

16:20-16:45 Closing remarks, poster & flash talk awards