Christine Stabell Benn#


Christine Stabell Benn
Membership Number:5372
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:DENMARK
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0001-6102-3810
Homepage: http://www.bandim.org



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013 - present Professor, OPEN, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)/Odense University Hospital
  • 2012 - present Center leader, Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines Statens Serum Institut (SSI)
  • 2012 - present Head, Bandim Health Project (BHP) Copenhagen Division, SSI (hosted at SDU from 2020)
  • 2008 - 2015 External associate professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2007 - 2011 Senior researcher, Bandim Health Project, SSI
  • 2005 - 2007 Post-doc, Bandim Health Project, SSI, and Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet
  • 2003 - 2004 Post-doc, Dept. of Epidemiology Research, SSI
  • 1999 - 2003 PhD-student, Dept. of Epidemiology Research, SSI
  • 1996 - 1998 Residence in Surgery, Internal Medicine and GP, Copenhagen
  • 1993 12 months’ scholarship, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark and BHP, Guinea-Bissau

Fields of Scholarship
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Global health
  • Public health
  • Vaccinology
  • Vitamin A supplementation
  • Nutrition
  • Sex-differences
  • Immunology

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 University of Southern Denmark’s “Innovation Prize”
  • 2018 Selected to give a TEDx talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d8PNlXHJ48)
  • 2017 Chair, Danish Institute for Avanced Studies
  • 2015 Prize for Best Publications, Department of Clinical Research, USD
  • 2014 Nominated for “Best Danish research result of the year”
  • 2011 Selected by the Danish National Research Foundation for a “Center of Excellence”
  • 2010 Received an ERC Starting Grant
  • 2009 + 2011 2nd prize: “Best Danish research result of the year”
  • 2009 Received a Female Research Leader Grant (Danish Council for Independent Research)
  • 2005 Awarded Young Research Leader Grant (Strategic Research Council) as one among the 19 most talented young Danish Researchers
  • 2004 Nominated for EURYI award as one among the 9 most talented Danish Researchers

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