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Denmark must be one of the world’s leading brain research nations, and we must have a healthy pipeline of talented biomedical scientists. These are the objectives of the new grant strategy that Lundbeck Foundation will be launching this autumn. Lundbeck Foundation awards grants worth around DKK 500 million to biomedical science research every year. With...
Why do people develop bulges, or pockets, in the large intestine? Using a Danish analytical technique, scientists have obtained new information which may help find an answer. When people develop a painful, and sometimes extremely dangerous, infection in pockets in the large intestine, there are close links with a distinct genetic ‘cocktail’. This is shown...
Meet the four winners of The Brain Prize 2018 at The Brain Prize Meeting at Hindsgavl Castle 26-28 November. This year’s theme is dementia. Read more and sign up here no later than 12 October
Danish and British scientists are the first to prove that electric shocks can relieve severe depression. In essence, the reason is that electric shocks appear to have an effect on a specific area in the forward part of the frontal lobe – an area in which, among other things, emotional information relating to an individual’s...
The University of Copenhagen and Lundbeck Foundation are establishing a new research centre to map the interaction between human DNA and diseases through the ages. The centre is the first of its kind in the world. It will focus on neurological diseases and psychiatric disorders, and the data will come from bones and teeth. The...
Knowledge is going to save the world. This is one of the reasons why we grant more than 500 million Danish kroner to biomedical sciences research every year, focusing particularly on the brain. And it’s why our new magazine is out today. We publish the magazine to inform you about the outcomes of our investments...
The Lundbeck Foundation had a successful 2017 with continued growth in turnover and a record-high profit of DKK 3.9 billion before special items. The Lundbeck Foundation also awarded grants worth DKK 507 million to biomedical sciences research – the highest level in the foundation’s history. • Turnover climbed 5% from DKK 33,748 million in 2016...
The Society for Neuroscience will receive around 4.5 million Danish kroner from the Lundbeck Foundation over the next five years for further development of brain research’s leading knowledge portal – BrainFacts.org. The Lundbeck Foundation joins the exclusive company of the major foundations and institutions that have already entered a partnership with knowledge portal BrainFacts.org. BrainFacts.org...
The tireless efforts of these four leading scientists to understand Alzheimer’s have provided the foundation for treatment of one of the most devastating diseases of our era. For this, they are receiving the world’s most valuable prize for brain research, The Lundbeck Foundation Brain Prize, worth 1 million euros. Denmark sees 7,500 new cases of...
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