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They have mapped Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that primarily affects girls during their early childhood. Their research also gives a unique insight into the epigenetics and overturns previous understanding, indicating that neurological developmental disorders are not necessarily irreversible. For this, two neuroscientists are now receiving the world’s most prestigious prize for brain research...
The Lundbeck Foundation had a particularly successful 2019, recording a profit of DKK 5.6 billion – the best in the history of the Foundation. The year’s grants awarded to biomedical sciences research also reached a record high of DKK 666 million, DKK 400 million of which went to brain research. The annual profit was the...
Do you know a young researcher who deserves recognition for their talent? Someone who impresses you, inspires you or always puts in an extra effort? Then now is the time to get writing and nominate them for the Lundbeck Foundation talent prizes and Young Investigator Prize. The deadline is 29 June 2020. Send us your...
Lundbeck Foundation awards grants worth DKK 65 million to biomedical science researchers The Lundbeck Foundation has decided to give funding to the tune of DKK 65.3 million to 32 postdoc projects. Many of the projects relate to brain research; the research field at the heart of the Lundbeck Foundation’s funding. However, there are also projects...
The Lundbeck Foundation has now allocated the last DKK 10 million of its coronavirus fund. In March, the Lundbeck Foundation earmarked DKK 30 million of funding for researchers seeking solutions for both diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19. Danish universities’ and hospitals’ interest in our coronavirus programme has been overwhelming, and last week the Lundbeck Foundation...
A new anti-depressant inspired by psychedelics is the backbone of the small Danish pharmaceutical company Lophora. The Lundbeck Foundation provided funding for the research, which is now about to be commercialised. A team of researchers from the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology at the University of Copenhagen is preparing to test an unprecedented type...
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...
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