Professor Anders Perner
Honorary Professorial Fellow
Anders Perner is a senior staff specialist and professor in intensive care at Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen and an honorary professor of the George Institute in Sydney. His focus is on clinical research in critically ill patients and he chairs the Danish national Centre for Research in Intensive Care and the Scandinavian Critical Care Trials Group. He was the chair of three land-mark trials, the 6S, TRISS and CLASSIC trials, the results of which has improved the fluid and transfusion therapy of patients with sepsis. His ongoing research continues along this track testing frequent interventions given to critically ill patient for which there are doubts about the balance between benefit and harm. The ongoing clinical research programs include the use of oxygen, anti-psychotics, IV fluids, anti-arrhythmics, antibiotics and steroids in ICU patients.