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Aarhus University & Aarhus University Hospital DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

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Educational Institution

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ENCePP partner

Institution description
Department of Clinical Epidemiology (DCE) is a large academic department affiliated at Aarhus University Hospital and belongs under Institute of Clinical Medicine at Aarhus University (Denmark). Clinicians at the department have expertise in all major clinical areas. Researchers in the department use modern epidemiological methods to study disease occurrence, risk factors, prognosis, and safety of treatments and vaccines. The available expertise includes triangulation, target trial emulation, use of common data models with distributed networks, data management and programming using SAS and R. The department is engaged in a variety of activities including supervision, teaching research, consulting, and improvement of the quality of care and treatment offered to patients. Pharmacoepidemiology is one of the department's research priorities and areas of expertise, and researchers from DCE have held leading posts in the ENCePP and ISPE. The department is a pioneer of using real-world data for epidemiologic research, with more than 20 years experience. It routinely conducts and coordinates multinational epidemiologic studies based on primary and secondary data. The department's research output is more than 200 publications per year.
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Experience with collecting data directly from individual patients or respondents:
Interest in carrying out research that is funded by pharmaceutical companies: