Perinatal, Obstetric & Paediatric Epidemiology (POPE)

The research group is conducting epidemiologic research, mainly focused on maternal, child and adolescent health. Additionally, the research group examines how conditions during pregnancy and early life influence the health for mother and child later in life.

The group holds special interest in the fetal and child health effects of parental working conditions, social conditions, maternal and paternal age, infections and health behavior during pregnancy, reproductive immunology, and reproductive conditions among ethnic minorities in Denmark. Furthermore, the group takes interest in developing epidemiologic methods.

The specific projects within the research group

The Danish National Birth Cohort

Register-based research: Using registers for better health

Birth cohort collaborations

Environment, pregnancy and child health

Reproductive outcomes among migrants

Fetal origin microchimerism and maternal health