About Research at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital

Research is important at Herlev & Gentofte Hospital where all departements combine specialized research with the daily work in the clinic 

Research activities are essential in order to maintain and develop the high level of health care at Herlev & Gentofte Hospital. Our vision is to be at the leading edge with knowledge and expertise in the hospital's core areas. Our goal is to develop the research further and to create the best conditions for our research environments and our patients.​

The Research Council 
The function of the Research Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Hospital Management Board on research-related issues.
In addition, activities are planned to promote and to present the research carried out at Herlev & Gentofte Hospital, such as the annual Research Day. 
The members of the Research Council​ are appointed by the Hospital Management Board and they are elected for a term of two years.​

Professors & Research Coordinators
The professors and the Research Coordinators are responsible for the research profile of their departments. The research profile is connected to the overall research policy.
Moreover the Professors and the ​Research Coordinators are responsible for developing research activities and implementing research results into clinical practice.

​​​Research focus
Research is carried out in all our main areas and it is mostly conducted in the departments by groups of researchers. A few centres focus almost entirely on research.
The most important focus areas for research by the centres and departments are briefly described under Departments and Research Centres.​