Welcome to

The National Centre for
Register-based Research

Research mainly related to schizophrenia, affective illness, and suicide

The centre houses the following major research projects

  • iPSYCH: The Lundbeck Foundation Initiative for Integrated Psychiatric Research: iPsych
  • CIRRAU: Aarhus University’s 6 year funding for continuation of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Register-based Research
  • Stanley Medical Research Institute Grant: Pre- and neonatal infections as interacting courses of and biomarkers for schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorders. A population-based approach based on Danish registers and biobanks
  • Danish National Research Foundation: Niels Bohr Professorship for Professor John McGrath, Brisbane, Australia. More information here
  • HOPE postpartum depression: A research program focused on causes and consequences of postpartum depression and other mental disorders observed after childbirth

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Contact us

National Centre for Register-based Research
Department of Economics and Business Economics
Aarhus BSS
Aarhus University
Fuglesangs Allé 26
Building R
8210 Aarhus V

Tel: +45 8716 5312
Fax: +45 8716 4601

EAN: 5798000419469

P.no. 1018467514

Novo Nordisk Prize 2020

Head of Centre, Professor Preben Bo Mortensen has, together with Professor Merete Nordentoft, Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, been awarded the Novo Nordisk Prize 2020 for novel ways to improve treatment and prevent suicide among people with mental disorders. For further information, please read here

Lundbeck Foundation Fellowship

June 2020, Bjarni Vilhjalmsson has received a Lundbeck Fellowship. With anonymised health data, social data and DNS information on 130,000 Danes born during the period 1980-2005, the iPSYCH database is a unique treasure of knowledge. Bjarni Vilhjalmsson will, during the next five years, aim at developing new instruments for analyses that can handle the many various data in a way that harvests the maximum knowledge on psychiatric diseases like schizophrenia and depression.