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The Lundbeck Foundation ‘Ascending Investigators’ programme is now open for applications. The Lundbeck Foundation wishes to support established and talented scientists working in the field of biomedical sciences research in Denmark. In this context, we have added a new funding programme for experienced researchers to the Foundation’s grant strategy. We call the programme ‘Lundbeck Foundation...
Thanks to an ingenious technique – which is able to make tissue transparent – Danish researchers have discovered a ‘plumbing system’ that rids the brain of waste products. While we sleep. This is shown by new research recently published in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience. The findings came to light in studies of the brains...
American startup Tiburio, which is in the process of developing a drug for rare tumours in the pituitary gland, receives more than DKK 200 million in investments – from Lundbeckfonden Ventures, among others. Lundbeckfonden Ventures and a number of other investors have invested a total of DKK 200 million in the newly launched Tiburio. The...
Andreas Jurgeit is to join Lundbeckfonden Emerge, the early stage investment unit of the Lundbeck Foundation, as a partner on 1 January 2019. Andreas has been active in various operational and financing roles over the last decade. He was first exposed to biotech as a scientist collaborating with 3V Biosciences during his PhD and later...
The Lundbeck Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently decided to fund new Danish brain research to the tune of DKK 228 million. A considerable proportion of this funding goes to projects focusing on personalised medicine in support of the Danish government’s strategy in this area. Brain disorders cost society more than cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
As a result of the Lundbeck Foundation’s new grant strategy, the Foundation will cover all or part of universities’ project-related, indirect costs in the future. The Foundation’s funding for research has been on the increase for some years, and when the volume of research increases so do the universities’ costs – administration expenses, operation of...
We are offering a new type of research grant. From 2019, researchers can apply for a Lundbeck Foundation Professorship. A Lundbeck Foundation Professor is an internationally recognised researcher and research director who makes a significant contribution to neuroscience research in the broadest sense, while also developing and mentoring junior researchers. The aim of the professorship...
Scientists are now able to pinpoint where in the body our T cells will attack. Among other things, this will have implications for research on cancer, sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. A Lundbeck Foundation researcher is heading the project. When our blood pumps around our body, it carries with it a number of vital cells. These...
The faeces of the wombat have caused a stir in scientific circles. They are cubic, enabling the wombat to stack the droppings to mark its territory. According to Professor Tom Gilbert, recipient of the Lundbeck Foundation Research Prize for Young Scientists, this cube-shaped poop is an example of the elegant and creative work of evolution....
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New application programme open for experienced researchers
14. January 2019
Transparent mice map the brain’s washing machine
4. January 2019
Lundbeck Foundation invests in treatment for rare tumours
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