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05 May 2017

New grants, May 2017

See which researchers from the Department of Biomedical Sciences who have received grants the last couple of months.  

Professor Birgitte Holst has received DKK 2,356,750 from Takeda Pharmaceutical for the project ”Broad Spectrum Protese inhibitors (BSSPi)”. The grant includes overhead/administrations fee of 44 %.
Professor Birgitte Holst has also received DKK 453,790 from the Novo Nordisk Foundations pre-seed programme for the project ”Co-administration of neurotensin and GLP-1”. The grant does not include overhead/administrations fee.

Associate Professor Helena Dominguez has, in collaboration with Bispebjerg Hospital and Frederiksberg Hospital, received a 4 year grant from the Innovation Fund for the project “Reaching the Frail Elderly (REAFEL)”. The project will partly be done in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Sciences which has received a total of DKK 900,000 of the grant. Read more about the project

Assistant Professor Camilla Stampe Jensen has received DKK 290,000 via a collaboration with Aarhus University. The grant mainly covers own salary and does not include further overhead/administrations fee.

Associate Professor Pontus Gourdon has received DKK 2,056,388 kr. from NordForsk for The Nordic Neutron Science Programme. The grant is part of a larger coordinator grant where Pontus Gourdon and his research group are partners in the project. The project will run until 2020. The grant will mainly be used for PhD salary and running costs. The grant includes overhead/administrations fee of 44 %.

Associate Professor Pontus Gourdon has also received DKK 700,000 kr. from the Lundbeck Foundation for the project ”Co(ll)-transporting P-type ATPass”. The grant primarily covers postdoc salary. The Lundbeck Foundation do not grant overhead/administrations fee.

For a large collaborative project, Associate Professor Nicole Schmitt and main applicant Professor Lars Ellgard from the Faculty of Science have received DKK 5,583,746 from the Danish Council for Independent Research - Technology and Production for the project "Designer venoms for discovery of novel bioactive compounds". Part of the project employing zebrafish models will be conducted at BMI.

Associate Professor Marianne Nissen Lund has received DKK 5,903,427 from the Danish Council for Independent Research for the project "Inhibition and control of Maillard reactions in dairy foods by plant polyphenols". The project will be done in collaboration with Ole H. Mortensen from BMI and Dennis S. Nielsen from FOOD. The grant includes overhead/administrations fee of 44 %.

Professor Michael Davies has received 2,576,828 from the Danish Council for Independent Research for the project "Oxidation: an evil, but also a necessity for functional extracellular matrix?". The grant includes overhead/administrations fee of 44 %.