Kim Jensen

ENABLE talk: At the origin of intestinal stem cells and beyond

Kim Jensen is an Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His team works on the molecular mechanisms that govern cell fate specification, tissue maturation and cellular plasticity in the developing and adult intestinal epithelium. By combining studies using mouse models and clinical specimens the long-term aim of the research in the Jensen lab is to translate result from in vitro and in vivo models into in regenerative therapies. Dr Jensen is an EMBO young investigator and an ERC consolidator grant holder, and is a recipient of the 2013 Young Investigator award from the Danish Cancer Society and the 2014 Leo Pharma Research Foundation gold medal.