Kaare Christensen

Professor and Head of Research
Syddansk Universitet


Kaare Christensen

Kaare Christensen, MD, PhD, DRMSC, is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Southern Denmark and Senior Research Scientist at the Terry Sanford Institute, Duke University, North Carolina, USA. Christensen is the Director of the Danish Twin Registry and the Danish Aging Research Center. He has conducted a long series of studies among twins and the oldest-old in order to shed light on the importance of genes and environment in aging and longevity. Furthermore, he has a longstanding interest in the relation between early life events and later life health outcome.

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Syddansk Universitet
University of Southern Denmark Institute of Public Health, Epidemiology Unit J. B. Winsløws Vej 9B DK-5000 Odense C Denmark

Email kchristensen@health.sdu.dk
Phone +45 6550 3049
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