Genomes and Genes


Torben Jørgensen


Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark


  1. Bender A, Kawachi I, Jørgensen T, Pisinger C. Neighborhood social capital is associated with participation in health checks of a general population: a multilevel analysis of a population-based lifestyle intervention- the Inter99 study. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:694 pubmed publisher (registration no. NCT00289237 ). ..
  2. Bødker M, Pisinger C, Toft U, Jørgensen T. The rise and fall of the world's first fat tax. Health Policy. 2015;119:737-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, we demonstrate that the massive influence by industry stakeholders was not balanced with inputs from public health professionals, who should assume a more proactive role in policy-making. ..
  3. Baumann S, Toft U, Aadahl M, Jørgensen T, Pisinger C. The long-term effect of screening and lifestyle counseling on changes in physical activity and diet: the Inter99 Study - a randomized controlled trial. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015;12:33 pubmed publisher
    ..The patterns of long-term changes in lifestyle differed across behaviors and between men and women. ( NCT00289237 ). ..
  4. Bødker M, Pisinger C, Toft U, Jørgensen T. The Danish fat tax-Effects on consumption patterns and risk of ischaemic heart disease. Prev Med. 2015;77:200-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Policymakers must therefore be more ambitious in relation to food taxes, e.g. by implementing more comprehensive tax-subsidy schemes. ..
  5. Hansen T, Vestergaard H, Jørgensen T, Jørgensen M, Lauritzen T, Brandslund I, et al. Impact of PTBP1 rs11085226 on glucose-stimulated insulin release in adult Danes. BMC Med Genet. 2015;16:17 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the present study does not support the hypothesis that the variant confers risk of type 2 diabetes. ..
  6. Shabanzadeh D, Linneberg A, Skaaby T, Sørensen L, Jørgensen T. Screen-detected gallstone disease and autoimmune diseases - A cohort study. Dig Liver Dis. 2018;50:594-600 pubmed publisher
    ..Future research efforts are needed to further explore common disease mechanisms. ..
  7. Jørgensen T, Jacobsen R, Toft U, Aadahl M, Glümer C, Pisinger C. Effect of screening and lifestyle counselling on incidence of ischaemic heart disease in general population: Inter99 randomised trial. BMJ. 2014;348:g3617 pubmed publisher
    ..Trial registration Clinical trials NCT00289237. ..