The vision of Department of Health Science and Technology, HST, is to improve health throughout society by development of new devices, methods and therapies, and by prevention of illness. Specifically, the North Denmark Region is a field of interest, the aim being to reduce the shortage of doctors and collaborate with industry.
Institut for Medicin og Sundhedsteknologi Department of Health Science and Technology
From Molecule to Society
Research at HST spans “from Molecule to Society”. It is conducted on 1) the human cell and the molecules it is built from, 2) the human body within e.g. neurology, pain, rehabilitation, biomechanics and cardiology, and 3) medical informatics systems within areas as image analysis, decision support and telemedicine.
The laboratories of HST support research as well as teaching, and the physical dimensions of objects in the laboratories span from micrometers (the cell) to several meters (human run).
Metin Akay received an honorary doctoral degree from SUND
Metin Akay, Founding chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston received an honorary doctoral degree from the Department of Health Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine.
Trine Fink - SUND's science slammer
HST's Associate professor Trine Fink is this year's SUND slammer
PhD student from Department of Health Science and Technology won the Roblon prize 2015
Kasper Bendix Johnsen, a graduated MedIS student from School of Medicine and Health, won this year's Roblon prize for most innovative master project and was granted DKK 100,000.00.
Another workout for your sore muscles
Spring is here and outdoor activity is a popular choice for many. However, muscle soreness seems to be an unavoidable consequence