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Rikke Pilmann Laursen

Rikke Pilmann Laursen

PhD Student

Researcher ID: P-6169-2014

Area of research

The focus of my PhD project is to examine the effect of probiotics on gastrointestinal and respiratory tract infections in young Danish infants at the time of enrollment to daycare.

Education

2009-2011 MSc in Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, UCPH

Employments

2013 - present : PhD fellow on ProbiComp, a randomized placebo-controlled study examining the effect of probiotics on infections in 290 Danish infants aged 9 to 13 month at the time of enrollment to daycare.

2015-2016: Research assistant on ProbiComp (leave from employment as PhD student).

2011-13: Research assistant on OPUS School Meal Project, at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Section of Pediatric and International Nutrition.

Through my employments I have gained great experience in different phases of a human intervention study, including planning, recruitment of participants, daily management and coordination of data collection and training of master students, child examinations (infants and school children), data management and statistical analyses.

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