Lykke Sylow receives the Young Researcher Award from the Bagger-Sørensen Foundation
Associate Professor Lykke Sylow has received the Young Researcher Award from the Bagger-Sørensen Foundation for her excellent molecular and physiological research of causes of disturbances in the muscles' metabolism in diabetes and cancer.
Lykke Sylow is this year's recipient of the Bagger-Sørensen Foundation's Young Researcher Award, which is a personal honorary award of DKK 100,000. The award was presented on 17 August 2021.
The foundation have written the following about the recipient: "Dr. Lykke Sylow has as a young researcher shown an impressive initiative and international format in molecular biology and physiology research of causes of disturbances in the muscles' metabolism in patients with diabetes and cancer. She is highly qualified to receive this honorary award."
The award is handed out each year to a researcher under the age of 40, who works in Denmark with diseases that are in the Foundations area of interest. The Young Researcher Award is given for talented research, objectified by research experts' review including bibliometric analysis, compared to the recipient's age, and/or extraordinary passion and persistence with the work within the research area.
Read the entire motivation for granting the award (in Danish)