Jesper Østergaard Hjortdal


Clinical Professor

Primary affiliation

Jesper Østergaard Hjortdal

Areas of expertise

  • Ophthalmology
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Corneal diseases

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Mere than 30 years experience with research into the structure, function, diseases and possible treatments of the cornea. 

Teaching activities

Medical students in ophthalmology, Aarhus University since 1995
Responsible for the Master's program in Optometry and vision science, Aarhus University since 2014
National courses for residents in ophthalmology since 2005
Courses at international meetings and congresses for ophthalmologists since 2000


WP Leader in EU FP-7 funded project: VISICORT (Adverse Immune Signatures and their Prevention in Corneal Transplantation). Collaboration with partners in Galway, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh, Bristol, Nantes, Berlin.
Partner in Horizon2020 funded project: ARREST Blindness. Collaboration with partners in The Netherlands.
WP Leader in EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme: VEMoS (Virtual eye model system for personalised refractive surgery treatment). Collaboration with partners in Italy and Spain. 

Selected publications

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