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09 January 2018

New grants, January 2018

Grants

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

Associate professor Alicia Lundby has received “The Carlsberg Foundation’s Distinguished Associate Professor Fellowship” and DKK 4,472,900 from the Carlsberg Foundation for the project ”The natural pacemaker of the heart”. The grant does not include overhead/administrations fee.

Professor Mette M. Rosenkilde has received DKK 1,681,949 from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the project ”Targeting GPCRs for efficient prevention of virus entry into the brain”. The grant includes 5 % overhead/administrations fee.

Professor Mette M. Rosenkilde has also received DKK 1,100,000 from Læge Sofus Carl Emil Friis og Hustru Olga Doris Friis’ legat for the project ”Targeting adhesion GPCRs for efficient prevention of virus entry into the brain and for facilitated drug transport into the brain”. The grant does not include overhead/administrations fee.

Professor Thomas Mandrup-Poulsen has received DKK 2,100,000 from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the project ”Bi-directional regulation of inflammation and the circadian clock: role of ferrous iron handling”. The grant includes 5 % overhead/administrations fee.

Professor Clare Hawkins has received DKK 1,100,000 from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the project ”Characterisation of immune cell extracellular traps and their role in driving inflammation and atherosclerosis”. The grant includes 5 % overhead/administrations fee.

Associate professor Hanne Borger Rasmussen has received DKK 700,000 from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the project “Expanding the optogenetics toolbox with probes to monitor and control the activity of the axon initial segment”. The grant includes 5 % overhead/administrations fee.

Associate professor Hannelouise Kissow has received DKK 122,000 from Agnes og Poul Friis Fond for the project “Kostfibres betydning for udvikling af tarmsygdom”. The grant does not include overhead/administrations fee.

Scientific assistant Sara Lind Jepsen has received DKK 100,000 from Augustinus fonden for the project ”Somatostatin antagonister som potentiel ny behandling af type 2 diabetes”. The grant does not include overhead/administrations fee.