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The Carlsberg Foundation

2019.11.29 | Public / media, Staff

The Carlsberg Foundation awards grants to 12 researchers from Science and Technology

A total of 134 outstanding researchers have received grants from the Carlsberg Foundation, of whom 12 are from Science and Technology. The grants are for basic research based on the researchers' own visionary, creative ideas.

2019.11.27 | Public / media

Understanding how cholesterol enters the cell

Uptake of cholesterol needs to be tightly controlled, and too much cholesterol can lead to cardiovascular disease and other maladies. With a grant of 4.5 mio from the Carlsberg Foundation, Bjørn Panyella Pedersen from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, aim to uncover parts of this essential process. His hope is…

Assistant Professor Lasse Sommer Kristensen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University. Photo: Lundbeckfonden

2019.11.06 | Public / media, Staff

Researcher will improve diagnoses for cancer

More knowledge about so-called circular RNA could improve the ability to make more accurate diagnoses and predict how the individual patient will respond to certain types of cancer drugs. Lasse Sommer Kristensen from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, AU, receives DKK 10 million from the Lundbeck Foundation for the project.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Ida Jensen, AU Foto

2019.11.04 | Public / media, Staff

Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture (DCA): Study of five years' reports reveals unsatisfactory situation

A review of reports from the DCA over the past five years shows among other things that the role and contribution of external parties in collaboration have been inadequately declared in a number of the reports. Three reports have serious omissions. The researchers stand firm on their research. Full transparency for collaboration with industry is…