September 2014
New Master students at Finsenlab

June 2014
Group Leader Niels Behrendt recieves grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research read more

May 2014
Four researchers from Finsen Laboratory recieve funding from The Danish Cancer Society read more

Head of Laboratory, Prof. Bo Porse recieves honorary award read more

Elisabeth Søndergaard from Porse lab wins best poster award at symposium read more

Recent publications

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Visiting adress
Finsen Laboratory
Ole Maaløes vej 5, 3.
2200 Kbh N.

General Enquiries

Secretary Mersiha Smajlovic
Phone no: +45 3545 6022
Email: mersiha(at)

About Finsen Laboratory

The Finsen Laboratory is a cancer research department at the Finsen Centre at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital.

The Finsen Laboratory is located in the Copenhagen Biocenter in close proximity to other research institutions such as BRIC, the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen and The Bartholin Institute. We work in close collaboration with BRIC

The laboratory consists of 5 research groups, primarily working with understanding different aspects of cancer.

We employ about 60 people dedicated to cancer research. Currently the staff at Finsen Laboratory consists of 40 scientific employees, 8 laboratory technicians, 1 research coordinator, 1 office assistant and a varying number of master students and student assistents.

The laboratory is headed by Professor, PhD Bo Porse.