Betina Børresen

Betina Børresen

Associate Professor - Promotion Programme

DVM, PhD, ECVIM-CA(onc) diplomate

Betina Børresen is an assistant professor of veterinary and comparative oncology at the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.


Betina received her veterinary degree from University of Copenhagen in 2012. In 2017, she received her PhD in veterinary oncology focusing on molecular imaging and nanomedicine. She became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary internal Medicine within the subspeciality of oncology in 2021. Betina’s main research interests are centered around using ”canine cancer patients as a model for the equivalent human disease” with a special focus on radiotherapy, immunotherapy and molecular imaging.

Betina is responsible for the Danish Veterinary Cancer Registry (  

Possible conflicts of interest

3 hours of paid consultant work for Qbiotics (Stelfonta) in 2021+2022

Funding last 5 years:

  • Peter Christian Abildgaardsog overdyrlæge Hans A. Madsen og hustrus foundation, 2020
  • Direktør Michael Hermann Nielsens scholarship, 2020
  • Professor,, h.c. C.O. Jensens foundation, 2020
  • Independent Research Fund Denmark, 2022
  • Fondet for sygdomsbekæmpelse hos vore familiedyr, 2023
  • ESCONC Clinical Research Fund, 2023
  • Danish Cancer Society, 2023

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