Research at the Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine includes clinical and translational science within areas such as Type 2 Diabetes and obesity, calcium metabolic disorders, rare disorders as well as diseases within the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. To this end we have two large, affiliated research laboratories with highly educated research staff and state of the art equipment. Clinical research is performed in clinical trial units.
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.