Thomas Folkmann Hansen
Disease Systems Biology Program, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research
Thomas F. Hansen, with formal training in Biochemistry, has made significantly contributed to Genetics and Molecular Genomics, focusing particularly on brain disorders. Since 2015, he has been leading the NeuroGenomics Group at the Danish Headache Center, where his team delves into the genomic intricacies of migraine and other neurological conditions and his group is recognized for the dual focus on advancing biological understanding and enhancing precision medicine. A defining aspect of his research includes his commitment to establishing research biobanks and employing data-driven methodologies. He places special emphasis on gender-stratified research, recognizing the vital importance of addressing gender-specific factors, such as menstrual migraine, in both studies and treatment strategies. His work incorporates temporal and spatial omics analyses to understand treatment effects and disease symptomatology.