Dorte Vistisen, PhD, MSc, is senior researcher at SDCC and holds an associate professorship at the University of Copenhagen. She has worked with diabetes epidemiology for more than 20 years and is leading a research group of 15-20 people in diabetes epidemiology at SDCC with an overall focus on:
- Mapping the development of diabetes, diabetes medication and diabetes-related complications in Denmark and Greenland
- Providing in-depth understanding on how obesity and other cardiometabolic risk factors, diabetes and diabetes-related complications develop throughout life (from birth to death)
- Providing in-depth understanding of heterogeneity in the development of obesity and other cardiometabolic risk factors, diabetes and diabetes-related complications, including subtypes of prediabetes, ethnic minorities and vulnerable groups
A/Professor Vistisen own research focus is on the heterogeneity in the underlying disease aetiology and prognosis of the sub-phenotypes of prediabetes and diabetes. Furthermore, her focus is on the development of prediction models for diabetes and diabetes-related complications and their implementation in the clinics to facilitate early prevention of diseases, such as the Steno Type1 Risk Engines (www.sdcc.dk/T1riskengine). Dorte Vistisen is chair of the European Diabetes Epidemiology Group (EDEG) under EASD. She has published well over 100 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has supervised several PhD students.
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5045-5351