Signe Thorup Gjendal

​Section for Health Promotion and Prevention

Data Scientist, PhD, cand.scient.techn.

Research areas and main responsibilities

Signe Thorup Gjendal has a PhD-degree in applied mathematics (medical statistical image analysis and processing) from DTU Compute, Technical University of Denmark and works as a data scientist at CCRP. Signe has been working with data processing, data management and analyses involving the national Danish registries and databases since 2013.

Core areas

Analysis of disease management programs for chronical diseases in the Capital Region of Denmark together with Louise Meinertz Jakobsen. Moreover, she attends analyses involving geographical information (GIS) and statistical analyses in collaboration with the Section for Data, Biostatistics and Pharmacoepidemiology.


Selected publications

Marianne D. Lautrup, Signe S. Thorup, Vibeke Jensen, Susanne Bokmand, Karen Haugaard, Inger Hoejris, Anne-Marie B. Jylling, Hjoerdis Joernsgaard, Giedrius Lelkaitis, Mette H. Oldenburg, Gro M. Qvamme, Katrine Soee & Peer Christiansen (2017) Male breast cancer: a nation-wide population-based comparison with female breast cancer, Acta Oncologica, 57:5, 613-621.

Annual report: Breast cancer quality indicators, 2015 and 2016 (only in Danish. Årsrapport for kvalitetsindikatorer for brystkræft).

Rasmus R. Jensen, Signe S. Thorup, Rasmus R. Paulsen, Tron A. Darvann, Nuno V. Hermann, Per Larsen, Sven Kreiborg, Rasmus Larsen. Genus Zero Graph Segmentation: Estimation of Intracranial Volume. 18th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, 2013.  

Signe S. Thorup, Hildur Ólafsdóttir, Tron A. Darvann, Nuno V. Hermann, Per Larsen, Rasmus R. Paulsen, Chad A. Perlyn, Gillian M. Morriss-Kay, Sven Kreiborg, Rasmus Larsen. Multivariate Analysis of Variance: Finding significant growth in mice with craniofacial dysmorphology caused by the Crouzon mutation. 8th French-Danish Workshop on Spatial Statistics and Image Analysis in Biology, 2010. 

Signe S. Thorup, Tron A. Darvann, Nuno V. Hermann, Hildur Ólafsdóttir, Per Larsen, Rasmus R. Paulsen, Rasmus Larsen, Chad A. Perlyn, Sven Kreiborg. Automatic assessment of craniofacial growth in a mouse model of Crouzon syndrome. American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association's 66th Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference Symposium, 2009.

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