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The Lundbeck Foundation has allocated the first DKK 20 million of its coronavirus fund to ten research projects. Among other things, the projects will: – investigate whether various drug therapies could have an effect on COVID-19 – investigate the psychiatric consequences of COVID-19 – observe trends in the concerns of the Danish public and Danes’...
Our grant recipients can expect us to take a pragmatic approach and find flexible solutions to any problems that may arise due to the coronavirus pandemic. This could include cancelled conferences, emergency staffing and restricted access to equipment, laboratories and test facilities. The coronavirus pandemic has a wide range of consequences for Lundbeck Foundation-funded researchers...
Only a few days ago, the Lundbeck Foundation decided to earmark DKK 30 million for research projects targeting the coronavirus pandemic. Applications have poured in over the past few days, and with a grant worth DKK 5 million, the first project is ready to go. The Lundbeck Foundation is renowned for providing funding for brain...
In studies, Danish researchers have shown that healthy 60–70-year-olds have a much better ability to repair muscle damage and build up muscle than scientists have previously assumed.  Your hair turns grey and wrinkles start to appear. That’s what it’s like to grow old. Full stop. The good news is, however, that the ravages of time...
The Lundbeck Foundation has decided to earmark DKK 30 million for research projects targeting the current coronavirus pandemic. We are doing so because of the highly exceptional and acute situation in which society finds itself. Focused efforts are required from all social stakeholders, and this includes the research-funding commercial foundations. ‘In the view of the...
This method could lead to a transformation of the screening programmes for cervical cancer offered to Danish women today. What is the most effective way of detecting precancerous cervical cells? Looking at a cell sample – a smear – under a microscope, like we do today in Denmark and many other countries? Or screening the...
A Danish research project funded by the Lundbeck Foundation aims to develop a brand-new treatment for brain cancer. According to the plan, the patient trials will begin over the course of the next six years. Every year, around 300 Danes, including 30 children, are diagnosed with glioblastoma – a malignant type of brain cancer that...
Researchers from Denmark, Australia and the USA are the brains behind the discovery, and the Lundbeck Foundation provided funding. Most moles are harmless, and non-cancerous. Unfortunately, however, there are exceptions, and the mole turns cancerous. In such cases, it is important to act fast to prevent the disease from spreading. One of the questions doctors...
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