Lundbeckfonden news

Cancer biologist and professor Janine Erler, of the University of Copenhagen, receives The Lundbeck Foundation’s Research Prize for Young Scientists. She has delivered one landmark research outcome after another in the field of cancer and, as a result, she has become an internationally recognised top scientist with publications in the most significant scientific journals. For...
They’re not yet 30 but have already shown outstanding talent, which is why these five brilliant scientists were awarded a Lundbeck Foundation Talent Prize on Monday evening. “There are many promising young scientists at the Danish universities but we don’t see exceptional talents every day, so it’s always a particular pleasure to award the Lundbeck...
They are among the most promising biomedical science researchers of their generation. Their research projects have the potential to revolutionise their fields. And they can now call themselves Lundbeck Foundation Fellows. Backed by 10 million Danish kroner they can dedicate the next five years to concentrated research. On Monday evening, five new Lundbeck Foundation Fellows...
In September 2015, the UN adopted 17 new Sustainable Development Goals to help us combat hunger, poverty, oppression and climate change up to 2030. However, if we are to reach the UN’s ambitious goals, we need new innovative solutions. To help meet this challenge, the Lundbeck Foundation has provided UNLEASH with funding of DKK 2...
Financially, 2016 was a good year for the Lundbeck Foundation. According to the annual report, our profits grew to DKK 2.5 billion, net worth increased to DKK 61 billion and we awarded grants totalling almost half a billion Danish kroner to biomedical sciences research. But what were the stories behind the figures? Who did we...
A DKK 60 million grant from the Lundbeck Foundation will enable scientists at Aarhus University’s DANDRITE research centre to continue their work up to 2022. The aim is to create ground-breaking results and to be one of the world’s leading brain research centres. When a healthy brain falls ill, intercellular communication changes. However, we still...
Copenhagen, Denmark – May 8, 2017: Danish-based Dermtreat today announced the successful closure of a USD 17.7 mill. Series A financing led by the US-based leading venture capital firm, Sofinnova, with the leading Nordic venture capital firms Novo Seeds and Lundbeckfonden Emerge in the syndicate. Existing shareholders are also participating. Dermtreat has developed the Rivelin®...
2016 was a good year for Lundbeckfonden, with growth in all activities. The Foundation’s profit grew to DKK 2.465 billion, net worth increased to DKK 61.3 billion and grants totalling DKK 493 million were awarded to Danish-based biomedical sciences research. Lundbeckfonden reached a milestone in 2016 when the market value of the Foundation’s net assets...
The Lundbeck Foundation’s major research prize – The Brain Prize – goes this year to three UK-based brain researchers for explaining how learning is associated with the reward system of the brain. The prizewinners have found a key to understanding the mechanisms in the brain that lead to compulsive gambling, drug addiction and alcoholism. Read...
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