Frederik Persson

​Senior Researcher, MD, DMSc
Complications Research


Phone: +45 27 51 26 22

Research area

1. Research area: Diabetic nephropathy. New risk markers for early signs of development of diabetic nephropathy. Short-term trials of different treatment modalities to prevent or delay progression of diabetic kidney disease. 

2. Research area: Pharmacoepidemiology. How is treatment recommendations implemented, nationally and globally? Are there differences between the Nordic countries? Do differences in treatment patterns lead to different outcome?

Current research

1. DapKid
Aim: Effect of dapagliflozin treatment on urinary peptide patterns.
Collaborators: AstraZeneca, Jens Faber (Denmark), Niklas R Jørgensen (Denmark), Erling B Petersen (Denmark), Harald Michak (Germany).

Aim: Allopurinol treatment to prevent diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes.
Collaborators: Joslin Diabetes Center (USA), NIDDK (USA), JDRF (USA) and a number of North American universities and hospitals.

3. CVD REAL Nordic
Aim: Effect of SGLT2 inhibitors on real-life outcome in the Nordic nationwide healthcare registries.
Collaborators: AstraZeneca and Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish Universities.

Aim: Individualized prevention and treatment of diabetic nephropathy.
Collaborators: NovoNordisk Foundation, Joslin Diabetes Center (USA), University Medical Center Groningen (The Netherlands), Folkhälsan Helsinki (Finland).

Aim: Individualized prevention and treatment of diabetic nephropathy using urinary peptide patterns.
Collaborators: EU and a number of European universities.

Aim: Dapagliflozin for patients with type 2 diabetes and nephropathy.
Collaborators: AstraZeneca. 

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