Anna Axelsson Raja MD, PhD

Department of Cardiology, The Heart Center, Copenhagen University Hospital – Rigshospitalet

Anna Axelsson Raja received her medical degree from University of Copenhagen in 2008 and Ph.D degree in 2015. She worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Cardiovascular Genetics Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston in 2014-2015 and is presently working as a specialist registrar at Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen. Dr Axelsson Raja’s interests include clinical and translational research in cardiology, with focus on cardiomyopathies, genetics, and cardiovascular imaging and she has served as an investigator on several clinical trials within the fields of inherited cardiomyopathies and heart failure. Dr Axelsson Raja is a member of the Steering committee of The Copenhagen Baby Heart Study and serves as academic supervisor of six past and present Ph.D students, as well as several graduate students, within the CBHS. Dr. Axelsson Raja’s ambitions are to continue working with inherited cardiomyopathies using a bench-to-bedside approach integrating advances in basic research with clinical medicine.

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