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Asbjørn Drewes

Asbjørn Drewes



Professor Asbjørn Mohr Drewes specialises in internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology. Since 1999 he has been Professor (Chair) at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Aalborg University Hospital in Denmark, and he is Director of the research group Mech-Sense (

Prof Drewes is author of more than 400 publications and has presented more than 500 oral and poster presentations at scientific meetings, mainly within gastroenterology, visceral pain, analgesics, neurophysiology and technology development. He has also participated in more than 200 scientific meetings and congresses, including many as chairman or organiser.

Prof Drewes currently supervises 12 Ph.D. students. His current research interests include diseases of the pancreas and oesophagus, visceral pain, electrophysiology, imaging, pharmacological studies and technological development to understand gastrointestinal physiology and pathophysiology.