Ane Bærent Fisker, Senior Researcher / seniorforsker

Ane Bærent Fisker
Senior Researcher / seniorforsker
Statens Serum Institut
5 Artillerivej , 206/112
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
+45 3268 3268


Research based on and management of routine data collection and randomised trials at Bandim Health Project’s Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Guinea-Bissau. Supervision of PhD and Masters students.

Research area

Assessing the real-life effects of the preventive child health programmes (vaccines and vitamin A supplementation) and how the effects could be optimised.

Selected publications

Fisker AB, Hornshøj L, Rodrigues A, Balde I, Fernandes M, Benn CS, Aaby P. Effects of the introduction of new vaccines in Guinea-Bissau on vaccine coverage, vaccine timeliness, and child survival: an observational study (Lancet Global Health 2014; 2: 478–87).


Fisker AB, Bale C, Rodrigues A, Balde I, Fernandes M, Jørgensen MJ, Danneskiold-Samsøe N, Hornshøj L, Rasmussen J, Christensen ED, Bibby BM, Aaby P, Benn CS. High-dose Vitamin A With Vaccination after 6 Months of Age: A Randomized Trial (Pediatrics 2014; 134: 739-48).


Storgaard L, Rodrigues A, Martins C, Nielsen BU, Ravn H, Benn CS, Aaby P, Fisker AB. Development of BCG scar and subsequent morbidity and mortality in rural Guinea-Bissau (Clin Infect Dis 2015, 61, 950-9).


Fisker AB, Rodrigues A, Martins C,  Ravn H, Byberg S, Thysen S, Storgaard L, Pedersen M, Fernandes M, Benn CS, Aaby P. Reduced all-cause child mortality after general measles vaccination campaign in rural Guinea-Bissau (PIDJ 2015, 34: 1369-76).


Fisker AB, Biering-Sørensen S, Lund N, Djana Q, Rodrigues A, Martins CL, Benn CS. Contrasting female-male mortality ratios after routine vaccinations with pentavalent versus measles and yellow fever vaccine. A cohort study from Guinea-Bissau (Vaccine 2016, 34:4551-7).