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Abigail Mackey-Sennels' doctoral thesis defence

Disputatforsvar — This thesis is focused on satellite cells (the stem cells of skeletal muscle) in humans with ageing, and in response to exercise loading, spanning from experimentally induced myofibre necrosis at one end of the spectrum, to lifelong endurance exercise at the other.


Date & Time:

Henrik Dam Auditorium,
Panum Institute,
University of Copenhagen,
Blegdamsvej 3B,
2200 Copenhagen N

Hosted by:
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


On Monday 17 January 2022 at 14:00 Abigail Mackey-Sennels, Department of Biomedical Sciences, will defend her doctoral thesis in order to be awarded the doctoral degree in medical science (dr.med.) (DMSc.).

”Satellite cell activity in human skeletal muscle with exercise and during regeneration”

Opponents at the Defence Ceremony
Professor Claire Stewart, Liverpool John Moores University is 1st official opponent.
Professor Niels Jessen, Aarhus University is 2nd official opponent.

Opponents ex Auditorio
Unofficial opponents must contact the Chair of the Defence Ceremony Professor Jørn Wulff Helge, University of Copenhagen, email: jhelge@sund.ku.dk .

Professor Erik A. Richter, University of Copenhagen chairs the assessment committee

Please contact the author by email: abigailmac@sund.ku.dk to obtain a copy of the dissertation.

For a copy of the assessment committee’s report please contact Faculty Service by email: doctoral-degree@sund.ku.dk.

Time and Place
Monday 17 January 2022 at 14:00

Henrik Dam Auditorium, Panum, Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200, København N