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Postdoc grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Medical Sciences, September 2015

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Medical Sciences awards 24 postdoc grants to research talents in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 46 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2014 and F2015 call, with the aim of providing younger researchers the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results at a high international level.

Grant letters will be forwarded to the recipients as soon as possible. Rejection letters will include a brief text, explaining the main academic reasons for the project not obtaining a grant.  

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to make adjustments.


Project Title: Mega Complexes of the β2-Adrenergic Receptor, βarrestin1, and the Heterotrimeric Gs Protein
Grant Recipient: Alex Rojas Bie Thomsen
Place of Employment: Duke University Medical Center
Awarded Amount: DKK 647,191


Project Title: CxORF56 a novel player in DNA-driven innate immune responses
Grant Recipient: bao-cun zhang
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,021,109


Project Title: TL1A – a new target for obesity and type 2 diabetes
Grant Recipient: Camilla Hartmann Friis Hansen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,313,966


Project Title: Elucidating the role of replicative stress in hematopoietic stem cells
Grant Recipient: Ewa Katarina Ohlsson
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,863,781


Project Title: Interferon lambda 4 in chronic viral infection and inflammation
Grant Recipient: Ewa Terczynska-Dyla
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,713,070


Project Title: From early life stressed mice to depressed patients: a role for NG2+ positive cells in depression
Grant Recipient: Giulia Treccani
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,036,146


Project Title: Development of the Gut Microbiome and the Risk of Asthma, Eczema and Allergy
Grant Recipient: Jakob Stokholm
Place of Employment: Den selvejende institution Dansk BørneAstma Center COPSAC
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,923,972


Project Title: Family matters: A new approach to identify individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes
Grant Recipient: Jannie Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,917,478


Project Title: Mesenchymal stem cells in skeletal muscle: a double-edged sword during metabolic dysfunction?
Grant Recipient: Jean Gammelgaard Farup
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,614,801


Project Title: The role of TBC1D4 in exercise- and insulin-induced glucose metabolism and in post exercise induced insulin sensitivity in human skeletal muscle
Grant Recipient: Jonas Møller Kristensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,886,400


Project Title: EBV-BILF1- A novel antiviral drug target for EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS-associated post-transplant lymphoproliferative diseases
Grant Recipient: Katja Spiess
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,975,141


Project Title: The role of a novel class of human protein glycosylation on the antimicrobial effects of neutrophil proteins
Grant Recipient: Ling Yen Lee
Place of Employment: Rigshospitalet
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,352,157


Project Title: Preventing emergence of resistance to targeted cancer therapies through inhibition of transcriptional regulators
Grant Recipient: Maria Rusan
Place of Employment: Harvard Medical School
Awarded Amount: DKK 597,806 / Withdrawn


Project Title: Identification and characterization of lincRNAs in multiple myeloma
Grant Recipient: Marianne Bengtson Løvendorf
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,988,726


Project Title: Exploring the Signaling Behind the Exercise Training Health Benefit in Human Muscle with Systems Biology
Grant Recipient: Maximilian Kleinert
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,872,800


Project Title: Labeled lines or dynamic population coding of somatosensory perception?
Grant Recipient: Mikkel Vestergaard
Place of Employment: Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,726,055


Project Title: Afadin, a novel putative regulator of brown fat
Grant Recipient: Morten Lundh
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,118,974


Project Title: Neuronal coordination across populations in the brain’s internal compass
Grant Recipient: Peter Christian Petersen
Place of Employment: New York University Medical Center
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,163,266


Project Title: Reducing cancer side-effects with systematic light exposure
Grant Recipient: Sayed Ali Amidi Namini
Place of Employment: Aarhus University Hospital
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,409,148


Project Title: Roles of Vamp4 and Munc18-1 in vesicle secretion
Grant Recipient: Sebastien Nicolas Julien Houy
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,752,045


Project Title: A road map of clonal evolution and therapy-resistant subclones in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
Grant Recipient: Setareh Safavi
Place of Employment: BRIC, University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,858,400


Project Title: Identifying tumor-specific antigens on human breast carcinoma
Grant Recipient: Stine Kiær Larsen
Place of Employment: Université catholique de Louvain de Duve Insitute
Awarded Amount: DKK 762,489


Project Title: Improving the understanding and prediction of the serious common adverse drug reaction paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy
Grant Recipient: Tore Bjerregaard Stage
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,485,440


Project Title: Maternal illness and medication use during pregnancy and risk of asthma in offspring: a study in three Nordic countries
Grant Recipient: Xiao Qin Liu
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,730,575


Project Title: Mapping the interaction between two dopaminergic pathways and schizophrenic behavior
Grant Recipient: Mikael Kjærby Palner
Place of Employment: Rigshospitalet
Awarded Amount: 460857

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