Anna Horwitz


Anna Horwitz, M.D., Ph.D. in Neuroscience

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Current affiliation

Resident in Ophthalmology

Rigshospitalet (Glostrup), Denmark

Previous affiliations

Postdoctoral Researcher

Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen

Visiting Postdoc

Visual Attention Lab (Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital)


Brain Responses to Passive Sensory Stimulation Correlate With Intelligence

A Horwitz, M Klemp, H Horwitz, M D Thomsen, E Rostrup, E L Mortensen, M Osler, M Lauritzen, K BenedekFrontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 11, 2019

EEG correlates of visual short-term memory in older age vary with adult lifespan cognitive development

I Wiegand, MJ Lauritzen, M Osler, EL Mortensen, E Rostrup, L Rask, N Richard, A Horwitz, K Benedek, S Vangkilde, A PetersenNeurobiology of Aging, 62, 210-220, 2018

Passive Double-Sensory Evoked Coherence Correlates with Long-Term Memory Capacity

A Horwitz, EL Mortensen, M Osler, B Fagerlund, M Lauritzen, K BenedekFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 2017

The Prognosis Following Amphetamine Poisoning

H Horwitz, K Dalhoff, M Klemp, A Horwitz, J Andersen, G JürgensScandinavian Journal of Public Health, 45, 773-781, 2017

Visual steady state in relation to age and cognitive function

A Horwitz, MD Thomsen, I Wiegand, H Horwitz, M Klemp, M Nikolic, L Rask, M Lauritzen, K BenedekPLOS One 12 (2), e0171859, 2017Link: Journal HTML version or journal PDF version

Antihypertensive Medication Postpones the Onset of Glaucoma

A Horwitz, M Klemp, J Jeppesen, JC Tsai, C Torp-Pedersen, M KolkoHypertension 69 (2), 202-210, 2017Link: Journal HTML page

Danish nationwide data reveal a link between diabetes mellitus, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma

A Horwitz, BÉ Petrovski, C Torp-Pedersen, M KolkoJournal of Diabetes Research, 2016Link: Journal HTML version or journal PDF version

The prevalence and incidence of glaucoma in Denmark in a fifteen year period: A nationwide study

A Horwitz*, M Kolko*, J Thygesen, J Jeppesen, C Torp-Pedersen*Shared first authorshipPLOS One 10 (7), e0132048, 2015Link: Journal HTML version or journal PDF version

Screening for celiac disease in Danish adults

A Horwitz, T Skaaby, LL Kårhus, P Schwarz, T Jørgensen, JJ Rumessen, A LinnebergScandinavian journal of Gastroenterology 50 (7), 824-831, 2015Link: Journal HTML version or journal PDF version

Predictor of severity and long distance outcome of patients with critical illness myopathy and polyneuropathy

A Jelinek, A Horwitz, H Piilgaard, M Lauritzen, K BenedekClinical Neurophysiology, S25, 2014Link: Journal HTML page

Politics and policies

A Horwitz, H HorwitzJournal of Insurance Medicine (New York, NY) 44 (1), 49-52, 2013

Patient information leaflets seen through the eyes of patients in a general practice

A Horwitz, L Reuther, SE AndersenDanish Medical Journal (Ugeskrift for Læger, Vol 171 (8), 599-602, 2009Link: Journal HTML page


A link between diabetes mellitus and glaucoma—Danish Nationwide Study

A Horwitz, BÉ Petrovski, G Petrovski, C Torp‐Pedersen, M KolkoActa Ophthalmologica 94 (S256), 2016

Risk of glaucoma and treatment with systemic antihypertensive treatment–A nationwide study

A Horwitz, J Jeppesen, C Torp‐Pedersen, M KolkoActa Ophthalmologica 93 (S255), 2015

Research Presentations

2019: European Association for Vision and Eye Research, Nice (poster, upcoming) 2018: European Association for Vision and Eye Research, Nice (verbal presentation and poster) 2017: The 16th European Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology, Budapest, 2016: European Glaucoma Society (poster), Prag; Lancet Neurology (poster), London; 2015: European Association for Vision and Eye Research (poster), Nice; Yearly Meeting in the Neurophysiological Society, Elsinore; Danish Annual Eye Society Conference, (poster), Kolding; Yearly Meeting in Neurology, Vejle; 2013: Young Neurophysiologists, Neurologists and Neurosurgeons, Fredericia; Autoimmune Disease Symposium, Copenhagen; 2012: Research Day, Glostrup Doctors' Days, Kolding; 2011: Doctors' Days, Kolding