Josephine Gade Bang-Petersen

Josephine Gade Bang-Petersen

PhD Student

Scopus Author ID: 57188742019

Ph.d. project: A protein-enriched, milk-based supplement to counteract sarcopenia in acutely ill geriatric patients offered resistance exercise training during and after hospitalization – a double-blinded, randomized controlled trial.

Multi-center study performed at the Medical Departments of Herlev and Gentofte Hospital and Rigshospitalet-Glostrup.

Main supervisor: Arne Astrup

Co-supervisors: Anne Marie Beck, Anders Vinther, Britt Christensen

Public trials registry: The study has been approved by the Danish Regional Ethical Committee, identifier: H-16018240, and the Danish Data Protection Agency (HGH-2016-050), and it is registered in (identifier: NCT02717819).




2011-2013: MSc Clinical Nutrition – Copenhagen University, Faculty of SCIENCE, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports

2008-2011: BSc Food Science – Copenhagen University, Faculty of SCIENCE, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports

2007-2008: Limestone College, South Carolina, USA

Educational courses and certification

2014: Course: Project Management – Ledernes Kompetence Center

2014: Certification: PRINCE2 Foundation. Provider: Peak Consulting Group

Work experience

2015-2018: Ph.D. Student – Copenhagen University and Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, Herlev and Gentofte hospital.

2014: The Danish Cancer Society – Voluntary work, preventive campaigns.

2009 – : Department of Food Science, sensory science – In the tasting panel as a sensory assessor

2014: Herlev Hospital: EFFECT, Nutrition Research Unit –9 months fixed term position as a research assistant.


Gade J, Levring T, Hillingsø J, Hansen P.C, Andersen J.R. The Effect of Preoperative Oral Immunonutrition on Complications and Length of  Hospital Stay After Elective Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer–A Randomized Controlled Trial. Nutrition and Cancer 2016, Vol. 68, Issue 2.

Leedo E, Gade J, Granov S, Mellemgaard A, Klausen W.A, Rask K, Astrup A. The effect of a home delivery meal service of energy and protein rich meals on quality of life in malnourished outpatients suffering from lung cancer: a randomized controlled trial. Nutrition and Cancer, DOI:10.1080/01635581.2017.1283421.

Gade og Beck. ‘Sunde ældre med protein og træning - Kan mælkebaseret protein forstærke effekten af styrketræning, hos ældre patienter over 70 år?’ af: Josephine Gade, Ph.d. studerende & Anne Marie Beck, Seniorforsker. Mælketidende 15-16-2016.

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