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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...
Are you a problem drinker? Then, statistically, you’ll also be particularly genetically prone to developing disorders such as depression and insomnia. And to becoming addicted to drugs and tobacco. This is what Danish researchers are helping to prove in a new international study. Scientists have looked at the role genes play when, year after year,...
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...
Applications are welcome for our Lundbeck Foundation Fellowships. We are again awarding scholarships to particularly promising young scientists who are looking to establish or develop their own research team. With this scholarship, you are eligible for the title of Lundbeck Foundation Fellow, and the accompanying DKK 10 million will enable you to devote yourself to...
We are now accepting applications for our LF Experiments programme! This programme provides funding for the most audacious and ambitious research projects. If you hold at least a PhD or a similar qualification and you have a high-risk project in mind, the Lundbeck Foundation would like to give you a shot at revolutionising your field...
In collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Lundbeck Foundation is now paving the way for Danish research institutions to participate in an exciting research initiative. Ten NIH institutes and centres are contributing to the initiative, which focuses on brain research through advancing innovative neurotechnologies. More information is available here.   Click here...
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Experienced neuroscientist at the helm of The Brain Prize
30. June 2020
Eight promising young researchers receive Lundbeck Foundation Fellowships
16. June 2020
Denmark Gets Its First Master’s Degree Programme in Neuroscience
4. June 2020

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