Annual meeting 2020

Promoting multinational Nordic pharmacoepidemiologic studies

The Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology would like to invite you to join our annual meeting on the 26th October 2020. The theme of the day will be: Promoting multinational Nordic pharmacoepidemiologic studies.

Speakers include:

  • Mette Nørgaard will talk about the establishment of a Nordic cohort to study rare diseases
  • Björn Pasternak will give a talk on the possibilities and pitfalls of international studies
  • Jan P. Vandenbroucke will give a talk about the journey from idea to study.

Followed by three 15-min presentations by

  • Sarah Hjort Andersen, Rikke Wesselhöft, and Signe Sørup, giving talks about their Nordic projects.

All presentations and recordings will be available here after the meeting.


9:30-10:00Coffee & Breakfast
10:00-10:10Welcome & opening remarksMette Bliddal, University of Southern Denmark and OPEN, DSFE chair
10:10-10:55Chronic immune thrombocytopenia: Establishing a multinational Nordic cohort study on a rare diseaseMette Nørgaard, professor, Aarhus University
11:05-11:50Conducting multinational Nordic studies - possibilities and pitfalls.Björn Pasternak, Senior researcher, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
11.50-12:30Lunch & Networking
12:45-13:30Oral presentation competitionDeadline for abstracts 15th October 2020
13:30- 14:00General assembly
14:00-14:15Coffee & Networking
15.05-15.20Risk of childhood cancers after prenatal exposure to medications - a Nordic registry-based studySarah Hjorth Andersen, University of Oslo, Norway
15:20-15:35Multisite collaborations - from Norway to New YorkRikke Wesselhöft, University of Southern Denmark
15:35-15:50Childhood morbidity and non-specific effects of vaccines in the Nordic countriesSigne Sørup, Aarhus University
16:50-17:00Closing remarksMette Bliddal, University of Southern Denmark, DSFE chair
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