Merete HaedersdalMD, PhD, DMSc
Dr. Merete Haedersdal is a dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She directs the Laser Dermatology Clinic at Bispebjerg University Hospital in Copenhagen. Dr. Haedersdal is a visiting associate professor at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School focusing on “laserassisted drug delivery” together with Dr. R. Rox Anderson and his team. She received her M.D. degree from the Medical School program of the university of Copenhagen, Denmark and she was authorised as a specialist in dermato-venereology in 2004.
Dr. Haedersdal received her Ph.D degree in 1997 and became Dr. of Medical Science in 1999 from the university of Copenhagen. Her theses cover different aspects of side effects from dermatological laser procedures in murine and human experiments. Professor Haedersdal publishes and lectures internationally and her research team focuses on translational medicine in the field of laser dermatology, fractional laser-assisted drug delivery, photodynamic therapy, and treatment of skin cancer with light-based devices.