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On 1 August, 47-year-old British neuroscientist Martin Meyer, from top-ranking King’s College London, will take up the position of Director of The Brain Prize – the world’s largest and most prestigious brain research prize awarded each year by the Lundbeck Foundation. Brain research is the Lundbeck Foundation’s special focus area, and The Brain Prize is...
Supported by a Lundbeck Foundation Fellowship worth 10 million Danish kroner, eight dedicated researchers can now spend the next five years devoting themselves to their research. Almost half of the projects are within the field of neuroscience. This is the fourteenth time the Lundbeck Foundation is awarding fellowships and, yet again, the recipients are young...
The University of Copenhagen is establishing a national master’s degree programme in neuroscience – with DKK 15 million in funding from the Lundbeck Foundation. The programme will welcome its first students in September 2020. One third of Europeans suffer from a central nervous system disorder, costing society just under EUR 800 billion a year. And...
There is too much we still do not understand about the brain! Five professors who have devoted their brains to helping ours, therefore, received our largest total grant at the end of last year. Join biologist and science journalist Line Friis Frederiksen as she visits the five brain scientists and get a look into the...
Danish pathologists have performed the first three of a total of 300 post-mortem examinations. The objective is to provide new information about a wide range of aspects of COVID-19 over the coming months. The Lundbeck Foundation is one of the funding providers. How can we prepare as well as possible for the next pandemic? The...
Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird was awarded The Brain Prize 2020 on 29 April. Watch the announcement here. They have mapped Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that primarily affects girls during their early childhood. Their research also gives a unique insight into the epigenetics and overturns previous understanding, indicating that neurological developmental disorders are...
They have mapped Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that primarily affects girls during their early childhood. Their research also gives a unique insight into the epigenetics and overturns previous understanding, indicating that neurological developmental disorders are not necessarily irreversible. For this, two neuroscientists are now receiving the world’s most prestigious prize for brain research...
The Lundbeck Foundation had a particularly successful 2019, recording a profit of DKK 5.6 billion – the best in the history of the Foundation. The year’s grants awarded to biomedical sciences research also reached a record high of DKK 666 million, DKK 400 million of which went to brain research. The annual profit was the...
Do you know a young researcher who deserves recognition for their talent? Someone who impresses you, inspires you or always puts in an extra effort? Then now is the time to get writing and nominate them for the Lundbeck Foundation talent prizes and Young Investigator Prize. The deadline is 29 June 2020. Send us your...
Lundbeck Foundation awards grants worth DKK 65 million to biomedical science researchers The Lundbeck Foundation has decided to give funding to the tune of DKK 65.3 million to 32 postdoc projects. Many of the projects relate to brain research; the research field at the heart of the Lundbeck Foundation’s funding. However, there are also projects...
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