H. Bjørn Nielsen

PhD and CSO at Clinical-Microbiomics A/S.


H. Bjørn Nielsen, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at Clinical-Microbiomics A/S, has since 2008 been a frontrunner in the field of microbiome research authoring a series of important scientific papers describing the human gut microbiome. In total, 19 papers was published in Nature or Cell journals. Among these are his pioneering work on co-abundance binning of metagenomics data into metagenomic species, and a paper that reported the first  three-pronged association study that links microbiome, serum metabolome and clinical data in pre-diabetic Danes. H. Bjørn joined Clinical-Microbiomics – a CRO that offers custom tailored microbiome analysis – in 2016. There he leads the science and innovation and continue to development new analysis concepts and frameworks in collaboration with clients and his team of expert bioinformaticians and biologist.