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  • PhD in Cardiovascular Genetics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (2008–2011)
  • Master of Science in Human Biology, University of Copenhagen (2005–2008)
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen (2002–2005)

Summary statistics per 2015–11–03: 9 first-or-last-author papers, 73 papers total, 2474 total citations, 25 H-index (calculated with google scholar). Erdős–Bacon number of 8. Here are some selected articles:

  • Folkersen et al. Applying Genetics in Inflammatory Disease Drug Discovery. Drug Discovery Today, 2015 Oct 4. pii: S1359–6446(15)00225–1
  • Gådin JR et al. Allelic Imbalance?: A bioconductor package for detecting, managing, and visualizing allele expression imbalance data from RNA sequencing. BMC Bioinformatics. 2015 Jun 12;16:194
  • Folkersen L et al (2011) Unraveling the divergent gene expression profiles in bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve patients with thoracic aortic dilatation – the ASAP study. Mol Med. Sep 27. doi:10.2119/molmed.2011.00286
  • Folkersen L et al (2010) Association of genetic risk variants with expression of proximal genes identifies novel susceptibility genes for cardiovascular disease. Circ Cardiovasc Genet.:365–73.
  • Coronary Artery Disease Genetics Consortium (2011) A genome-wide association study in Europeans and South Asians identifies five new loci for coronary artery disease. Nat Genet.;43(4):339–44.
  • Gretarsdottir S et al. (2010) Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Nat Genet.;42(8):692–7.
  • Folkersen L et Kyriakou T et al (2009) Relationship between CAD risk genotype in the chromosome 9p21 locus and gene expression. Identification of eight new ANRIL splice variants. PLoS One.2;4(11):e7677.
  • Folkersen L et al (2009) GeneRegionScan: a Bioconductor package for probe-level analysis of specific, small regions of the genome.Bioinformatics;25(15):1978–9.

Full list can be found here


Misc. plots for linkable supplementary figures


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Ikke-profesionelle bullet points

  • Backpacker (2001, 2004)
  • Sherif, Köbenhavn (2002–2007)
  • Jeg har også engang löbet et marathon og deltaget i en wrestling match i Thailand på en bambusstang (ikke på samme tid)

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