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Professor Mogens Vyberg joins Center for RNA Medicine and NASH-RC Research Consortium

Last modified: 27.11.2019

Center for RNA Medicine (CRM), Aalborg University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mogens Vyberg as Professor of Clinical Pathology at CRM. Prof. Vyberg joins CRM from a position as Senior Consultant and Professor of Clinical Pathology at the Institute of Pathology, Aalborg University Hospital. Prof. Vyberg received his M.D. in 1973 from University of Copenhagen and became Board Certified Specialist in Pathology in 1988. His main clinical and research expertise is on gastrointestinal, liver and brain pathology, immunohistochemistry and image analysis. Prof. Vyberg is co-founder and until June 2019 Director of the Nordic Immunohistochemical Quality Control (NordiQC, www.nordiqc.org), which was established in 2003 at Aalborg University Hospital, and currently serves about 600 pathology laboratories from more than 50 countries. He is also co-founder of the International Quality Network for Pathology (IQNPath) established in 2014, and co-founder of the International Society for Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology (ISIMM) established in 2016. Prof. Vyberg is author and co-author of more than 130 scientific publications, mainly focused on liver pathology and immunohistochemistry.

”I am excited to be appointed as Professor of Clinical Pathology at CRM,” says Prof. Vyberg and continues: “This is a great opportunity for me to continue working with liver pathology and support the research in RNA therapeutics for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) as well as other liver diseases”.

Prof. Kauppinen, Director of CRM said, “I am delighted to welcome Prof. Mogens Vyberg to CRM. His leading expertise and background in liver pathology and immunohistochemistry will be a major asset to our NASH-RC program and other liver disease research projects. We look forward to working closely with Mogens in the coming years on developing new, microRNA-targeted therapeutics for treatment of NASH.”

                                                Mogens Vyberg