Helle Krogh Johansen

Clinical Professor
Department of Clinical Medicine
Rigshospitalet- Diagnostisk Centre
Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr. Johansen graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Copenhagen in 1987 and received her DMSc from the University of Copenhagen in 1996. She became a specialist in clinical microbiology in 2000 and has worked as a consultant at Rigshospitalet, a tertiary referral hospital, taking care of more than 320 children and adult cystic fibrosis (CR) patients since 2004.

Helle Krogh Johansen’s research has for the last three decades focused on clinical and translational biomedical aspects of CF. Recently she introduced genome sequencing and bioinformatics as a new clinical diagnostic tool of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in CF patients in the Copenhagen CF clinic. She is the author/co-author of more than 160 scientific articles in peer-reviewed international journal and 25 Cochrane reviews.

She was chairman for The Danish Society for Clinical Microbiology from 2006 to 2012 and she has presented more than 220 posters and been invited speaker at more than 85 international conferences, and been the leader of several round table discussions, and moderator at several sessions at international conferences.

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