Dr. Hjortrup is a clinician and clinical researcher with special interest in intensive care. His main topics of interest are sepsis, fluid resuscitation, and randomised clinical trials. He finished his PhD on fluid resuscitation volumes in 2016 at Copenhagen University.
He has been the coordinating investigator of the CLASSIC Trial, and investigator on the TRISS, INSTINCT, TARTARE-2S and SUP-ICU trials and has published 27 Pubmed-indexed papers. Since 2017, Peter has worked as Junior Editor at the journal Intensive Care Medicine.