Mette Lauridsen is a medical doctor and senior researcher specializing in liver disease. Mette’s research focus is on obesity-related liver disease and on cognitive dysfunction, quality of life, and palliative care in chronic liver disease in general.
She currently holds an associate professor position at a Danish university hospital where she is the leader of the local liver research group counting 7 scientists at all career stages. Currently, she is also a work package leader in the Center for Functional Genomics and Tissue Plasticity (ATLAS) at University of Southern Denmark and secretary in the International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism. Mette is an experienced project manager and her research group collaborates both nationally and internationally.
In 2022 the research team published their results on a biomarker of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in Hepatology. The same year one of Mette’s local collaborative projects was awarded the regional citizen science prize of 130.000USD. Mette and her work has been featured in the media on several occasions (here and here).
In her ‘off’ time Mette likes to do sports such as trail running, boxing, and kayaking; and to spend time with family.