Kim Daniel Jakobsen

Epidemiology Research

Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark


Statens Serum Institut has a long tradition of epidemiology research, and today the epidemiology research milieu is among the strongest and most renowned in Europe.

Statens Serum Institut's research activities have been described in articles in Science entitled “When an entire country is a cohort” and “The epidemiologist’s dream: Denmark”. In a third Science article, the initiative to perform genomic studies using PKU cards was described as "a gold mine".

SSI's epidemiology research activities include:

Research in public health, e.g. the efficacy and effects of national vaccination programmes
Pharmacovigilance activities
Disease surveillance and monitoring of treatment programmes
Basic epidemiologic research

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