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The Lundbeck Foundation awards grants worth DKK 120 million to three sophisticated brain research projects The funding goes to neuroscience research partnerships, and the projects aim to: develop new therapies for Parkinson’s disease; detect early-stage changes in the brain in connection with brain disorders; and increase our understanding of a range of genetic networks in...
Eske Willerslev receives prestigious Norwegian science prize for his Lundbeck Foundation research on brain disorders Professor Eske Willerslev, head of the Lundbeck Foundation GeoGenetics Centre at the University of Copenhagen, has received the Norwegian Olav Thon Foundation’s International Research Award 2021. This is a personal award – therefore, not earmarked for research – and it...
Down to record depths in the human gut microbiome A large international team of researchers has investigated the extent to which our genes determine bacterial composition in our digestive system. Their results are surprising. Samples taken from Danish children were included in the study. If you take a faecal sample from one person and compare...
The Lundbeck Foundation launches 2030 strategy with ambitious goals for grant and commercial activities December 22, 2020 With its strategy for 2030, “Bringing Discoveries to Lives”, the Lundbeck Foundation is embarking on a new chapter. A doubling of its wealth enables the Foundation to double its grants, with the aim of securing Denmark a top...
LUNDBECK FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANTS WORTH DKK 57 MILLION TO BOLD PROJECTS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE NEW KNOWLEDGE IN THE FIELD OF NEUROSCIENCE The brains behind the projects are 29 researchers associated with universities and hospitals in Denmark. They are being funded by the Lundbeck Foundation LF Experiments research programme.   (The 29 researchers who...
Cognitive training helped patients with bipolar disorder This was proven in a study by Danish researchers. The results will be used in efforts to develop new forms of cognitive training to help people affected by mood disorders. Kamilla Miskowiak, professor at the University of Copenhagen and head of the research project, believes that the findings...
A recently published, detailed study of brain disorders in Denmark shows that the direct costs of treating patients suffering from brain disorders amount to at least DKK 39 billion every year. ‘This is a highly significant study, and it emphasises the importance of giving research into brain disorders a boost,’ says Jan Egebjerg, Director of...
Danish researchers provide proof: Caesarean sections can lead to asthma and allergies Delivery by caesarean sections changes the composition of the newborn baby’s gut microbiota. And it turns out that Caesarean sections can also trigger diseases. However, it should largely be possible to prevent these diseases with beneficial bacteria. A team of Danish researchers has...
A Lundbeck Foundation researcher will work with American colleagues on refining a substance to inhibit the narcotic effect of cocaine. The aim is to develop a drug to treat people trapped in addiction to cocaine. Cocaine is an extremely addictive substance, and once you’re addicted, anxiety, depression and, in some cases, psychosis can often follow....
LUNDBECK FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANTS WORTH DKK 90 MILLION TO 18 TALENTED RESEARCHERS The Lundbeck Foundation has just completed its assessment of this year’s applicants for research grants in the Ascending Investigators category. The grant allocation totalled DKK 90,138,130. This amount will be shared between 18 researchers, and each will receive DKK 5 million on average....
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