Animal Welfare Bodies at Health

The aim of the committee is to ensure coherence across the main academic area’s various laboratory animal facilities operated by the Department of Biomedicine and the Department of Clinical Medicine, thereby ensuring high standards for animal testing at Health.

Animal Welfare Bodies coordinates and follows the overall operation and development within the area in a dialogue with researchers, employees in the laboratory animal facilities and the Danish Animal Experiments Inspectorate etc.

In its entirety, the performance of this task must ensure a solid foundation and good framework for animal testing at Health.

The committee has the following overall tasks:

  • Ensure high quality operations
  • Ensure a high degree of coordination
  • Ensure development of the area
  • Act as the animal welfare body for Health at Aarhus University in accordance with the ministerial order on animal testing

Members

Academic staff representatives

Frederik Dagnæs-Hansen

Associate professor
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H bldg. 1242, 543
P +4587167848
P +4528992383

Jakob Le Fèvre Harslund

Head of Animal Facilities

Jens Georg Leipziger

!!Professor
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H bldg. 1160, 227
P +4587167731
P +4560202760

Anders Nykjær

Professor
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H bldg. 1171, 225
P +4587167812
P +4528992384

Gregers Wegener

Professor
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H bldg. 14J.1, 82
P +4578471112
P +4551717403

Department heads

Thomas G. Jensen

Head of Department
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H bldg. 1267, 113
P +4587168391
P +4527782805

Observers

Tina Hjort Hansen

Advisor
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H bldg. 1431, 116
P +4520223512
P +4520223512