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Jens Rikardt Andersen

Jens Rikardt Andersen

Associate Professor

Researcher ID: C-6147-2015

Exams and autorisations:

USA – medical authorisation, MD (ECFMG), 1973.

Graduate, Medical Doctor, University of Copenhagen, 1974

Exam and authorization for responsibility for use of isotopes in humans, 1974.

Exam Biostatistics, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1979.

Specialist - medical gastroenterology, 1984.

Specialist - internal medicine, 1987.

Specialist – medical gastroenterology and internal medicine, Sweden and Norway - 2005.

1997 and 1998 exams (SDH and SDL) in management and economy, Zeeland Business School.

2004 exams in basic economics, Zeeland Business School

2005- exams in management and organisation, Zeeland Business School

Professional activities/employments (1974-2004):

- Junior doctor, Depts of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen (12 months)

- Junior doctor, Dept of Surgical Gastroenterology, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen (13 months)

- Senior doctor, Helicopter Rescue Service, Danish Air Force (11 months)

- Junior doctor and registrar, Depts of Internal Medicine B and C, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen (42 months)

- Registrar, Depts of Medical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen (59 months)

- Junior doctor, Dept Radiology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen (9 months)

- Senior Registrar, Dept Internal Medicine, Sankt Elisabeth Hospital, Copenhagen (20 months)

- Senior Registrar and Staff Specialist, Dept Medical Gastroenterology, Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen (66 months)

- Chief Physician, gastroenterology and hepatology (including nutrition), Dept Medicine, Central Hospital, Nykoebing Falster (36 months)

01.07.96- In addition, Lead Clinician, same department (96 months)

01.07.04- Associate Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Section of Clinical nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University and Senior Physician, Nutrition Unit 5711, H:S Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Research Areas:

  • Clinical Nutrition, Management and Nutritional Support in Cancer and Intensive Care
  • Dietary Fibres
  • Alcohol and alcoholism
  • Effects of Rose-Hips
  • Intra-luminal Metabolism in the Upper G-I Tract
  • Probiotics, probiotics
  • Fish-oils in the treatment of cancer

Teaching Areas:

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Statistics
  • Research Methodology
  • Quality Assessment
  • Administration and management

 Research Collaboration and Network:

Member, Øresund Food Network

Member, EuroNut (European Nutrition) Network

Chairman, Center for Alcohol Research, Copenhagen, 1986-2007

Miscellaneous information:

Chairman, Danish Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (DSKE), the national scientific society for Clinical Nutrition

Chairman, Educational Board, Department of Human Nutrition

Chairman, GCP Board (Good Clinical Practice), Department of Human Nutrition

Member, Board of Studies, Food and Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University

Inspector, Internal Medicine, The National Board of Health

External examiner, Internal Medicine and Acute Medicine, Universities of Copenhagen, Aarhus and Odense

Biographies in:

  • Who´s Who in the World (USA)
  • Who´s Who in Science and Engineering (USA)
  • Who´s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (USA)
  • International Who´s Who of Contemporary Achievement (USA) 1997
  • Dictionary of International Biography (Eng)

 Selected publications:

Scientific publications in the fields of nutrition, metabolism and alcohol (selected, peer-reviewed, original contributions)

13. Susanne Arffman, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Jens Hegnhøj, Ove Schaffalitzky de Muckadell, Nicolaj Borg Mogensen & Einar Krag: The effect of coarse wheat bran in irritable bowel syndrome. A double blind cross-over study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 1985, 20, 295-8.

15. Jens Hegnhøj, Ove Schaffalitzky de Muckadell, Jes Lauritzen, Jens Rikardt Andersen & Erik Magid: Duodenal output and concentration of lactoferrin in chronic pancreatitis: Correlation to amylase secretion and duct morphology. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 1986, 21 (suppl 126), 60-4.

16. Hanne Tønnesen, Lissie Hejberg, Steen Frobenius & Jens Rikardt Andersen: Erythrocyte mean cell volume - correlation to drinking pattern in heavy alcoholics. Acta Medica Scandinavica 1986, 219, 515-8.

17. Jens Juhl Otte & Jens Rikardt Andersen: The clinical value of faecal bile acid determination in patients with chronic diarrhoea of unknown origin. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 1986, 21, 585-8.

18. Jens Juhl Otte, Lone Larsen & Jens Rikardt Andersen: Irritable bowel syndrome and symptomatic diverticular disease - different diseases ? American Journal of Gastroenterology 1986, 81, 529-531.

21. Per Brøbech Mortensen, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Susanne Arffmann & Einar Krag: Short chain fatty acids and the irritable bowel syndrome: The effect of wheat bran. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 1987, 22, 185-92.

22. Henrik Sandvad Rasmussen, Klaus Holtug, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Einar Krag & Per Brøbech Mortensen: The influence of ispaghula husk and lactulose on the in vivo and in vitro production capacity of short-chain fatty acids in humans. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 1987, 22, 406-10.

25. Jens Rikardt Andersen, Klaus Bukhave, Liselotte Højgaard, Henrik Sandvad Rasmussen, Niels Hermansen, Helge Worning & Einar Krag: Decomposition of wheat bran and ispaghula husk in the stomach and the small intestine of healthy men. The Journal of Nutrition 1988, 118, 326-31.

27. Jens Rikardt Andersen, Klavs Holtug & Anders Uhrenholt: Trial of pectin-enriched muffins in patients with severe dumping syndrome after gastric resection. Observations on symptoms and gastric emptying pattern. Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica 1989, 155, 39-41.

29. Jens Rikardt Andersen, Flemming Bendtsen, Lars Ovesen, Niels Thorsgaard Pedersen, Simon Junker Rune & Ulrik Tage-Jensen: Pancreatic insufficiency. Duodenal and jejunal pH, bile acid activity and micellar lipid solubilisation. International Journal of Pancreatology 1990, 6, 263-70.

31. Hanne Tønnesen, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Anne Pedersen & Anna Holm Kaiser: Lymphopenia in heavy drinkers - reversibility and relation to the duration of drinking episodes. Annals of Medicine 1990, 22, 229-31.

33. Henrik Enghusen Poulsen, Steffen Loft, Jens Rikardt Andersen & Morten Andersen: Disulfiram therapy - adverse drug reactions and interactions. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Suppl 1992,86, 59-66.

36a. Hanne Tønnesen, Henrik Møller, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Egill Jensen, & Knud Juel: Cancer morbidity in alcohol abusers. British Journal of Cancer 1994, 69, 327-32.

35. Michael Christiansen, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Jens Tørning, Ove Overgård, Søren Peter Jensen, Erik Magid & Bent Nørgaard-Pedersen: Serum Alpha-fetoprotein and alcohol consumption. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investiga­tion 1994, 54, 215-20.

39. Nikolay N Ivanets, L F Panchenko, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Natalia N Terebilina, A V Rustinov & V U Baronetz: Serum Carbohydrate-deficient Transferrin (CDT) in alcoho­lic patients. Voprosy Narkologii (russian-english abstract) 1994, nr.1, 60-3.

45. Jens Kondrup, Niels Johansen, Lise Munk Plum, Line Bak, Irene Højlund Larsen, Anette Martinsen, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Hanne Bærenthsen, Else Bunch & Niels Lauesen: Incidence of nutritional risk and causes of inadequate nutritional care in hospitals. Clinical Nutrition 2002, 21, 461-8.

46. Niels Johansen, Jens Kondrup, Lise Munk Plum, Line Bak, Pernille Nørregaard, Else Bunch, Hanne Bærenthsen, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Irene Højlund Larsen & Anette Martinsen: Effect of nutritional support on clinical outcome in patients at nutritional risk. Clinical Nutrition 2004, 23, 539-50.

47. Patrick Maisonneuve, Albert B Lowenfels, Beat Müllhaupt, Giorgio Cavallini, Paul Lankisch, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Eugene DiMagno, Åke Andrén-Sandberg, Lennart Domellöf, Luca Frulloni & Rudolf Ammann: Cigarette smoking accelerates progression of alcoholic chronic pancreatitis. Gut, 2005, 54, 510-4.

Reviews, contributions to books etc. about nutrition, metabolism and alcohol

2. Einar Krag, Jens Rikardt Andersen, Elisabeth Rubinstein, Susanne Arffmann, Steen Balsløv, Jerzy Pawelec, Ole Garsdal & Liselotte Højgaard: Large bowel: Therapeutic aspects of bran. In: New Trends in Pathophysiology and Therapy of the Large Bowel. Eds: Barbara, Miglioli & Philips, Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam. 1983, 255-65.

3. Jens Rikardt Andersen, Ove Schaffalitzky de Muckadell & Einar Krag: A status of dietary fibres in clinical practice (in danish). Ugeskrift for Læger 1984, 146, 247-53.

6. Jens Rikardt Andersen: Alcoholism/misuse of alcohol. A clinical diagnosis with some possibilities for help from the laboratory (in danish). Månedsskrift for Praktisk Lægegerning 1991, 69, 143-6.

8. Jens Rikardt Andersen: Treatment with Antabuse – interactions and pharmacokinetics (in danish). Månedsskrift for Praktisk Lægegerning 1991, 69, 339-43.

9. Fatuma Ali & Jens Rikardt Andersen: Alcohol problems among muslims (in danish). Månedsskrift for Praktisk Lægegerning 1992, 70, 697-700.

10. Jens Rikardt Andersen & Arne Astrup: Nutritional problems in patients with anorexia/bulimia (in Danish). Månedsskrift for Praktisk Lægegerning 1995, 73, 1133-6.

11. Jens Rikardt Andersen & Jens Kondrup: Nutritional problems in alcoholics (in danish). Månedsskrift for Praktisk Lægegerning 1995, 73, 1523-6.

12. Jens Rikardt Andersen: Tube-nutrition (in danish). Hospital Health Care 2005, 9(4), 14-6.

13. Jens Rikardt Andersen: Fish oils for cancer patients (in danish). Hospital Health Care 2005, 9(5), 30-2.

14. Jens Rikardt Andersen: Nutrition and pressure wounds (in danish). Hospital Health Care 2006, 10(2), 4-5.

15. Jens Rikardt Andersen: Malnutrition and weight-loss in adults (in danish). Hospital Health Care 2006, 10(4), 24-7.

16. Jens Rikardt Andersen & Carsten Nickelsen: Malnutrition during pregnancy (in danish). Hospital Health Care 2006, 10(5), 5-8.

Books edited (nutrition, metabolism and alcohol)

1. Jens Rikardt Andersen, Jens Tørning & Erik Schiøttz-Christensen (editors): Alcohol and alcohol misuse. (in danish): Alkoholsyndromet, Lægeforeningens Forlag 1992: 1-143.

2. Jens Rikardt Andersen, Arne Astrup & Erik Schiøttz-Chri­stensen (editors): Clinical nutrition. (in danish): Klinisk Ernæring, Lægeforeningens Forlag 1996: 1-221.

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