Research at the Department of Cardiology focuses on areas of strategic importance for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Research spans from basic science to clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
The department has facilities with experimental laboratories for myocardial metabolism and animal models, and a clinical trial unit with electronic randomisation systems and electronic case record forms. Databases and national and regional registry accessesare obtained through a close collaboration with the Department of Clinical Epidemiology.
About the region
Hospitals located in central Jutland are part of Central Denmark Region.
The region is a public institution with three main tasks within welfare and regional development:
- Health and hospitals
- Specialised offers to socially marginalised groups and disabled
- Political driving force for growth through regional development
The Central Denmark Region has approximately 26,100 full-time employees and a budget of DKK 30 billions.
The largest part of the budget is spent on health.
The region is governed by 41 directly elected politicians.
The Central Denmark Region has 10 hospitals consolidated into five hospital units. Each unit has its own management and administration.