Hans E Johnsen, 13 May 1948 – 17 May 2018

Our Professor Hans E. Johnsen passed away unexpectedly on 17 May 2018, only days after his 70th birthday.

Since 2005 he has been the motivator and facilitator in establishing a strong and innovative research section at the Haematology Department, Aalborg University Hospital/Aalborg University. He has been one of the leading experts within personalized medicine in Denmark and will be deeply missed by all of us.

Our thoughts and sympathy go to his family.


Professor, DMSc Hane E Johnsen was head of the research section at the Department of Haematology, Aalborg Universsity Hospital from 2005.

Job title:  Professor in Clinical Haematology, Head of the Research Organization, DMSc.

Education:  Medical Doctor (MD), Specialist in Haematology and Internal Medicine

Work area: Head of the Research Organization including the Clinical Research Unit, Biobank, Research Laboratory and Secretariat. Responsible for the research strategy, budget and management including PhD programmes for young scientists in training.

Area of interest: Clinical implementation of molecular biological methods with focus on new diagnostic and prognostic strategies – based on research in mechanisms of pathogenesis for malignant B cell diseases.