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


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.



PhD Defence

Janne Tidselbak Larsen

Title: Early risk factors for eating disorders

Date: September 9, 2020

Time: 1 p.m.

Place: Eduard Biermann Auditorium

Lakeside Lecture Theatres

Building 1251, room 204

Bartholins Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus C

Further information here