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Pregraduate Scholarships from the Danish Council for Independent Research, May 2017

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Medical Sciences awards 15 Pregraduate Scholarships to the sum of approximately DKK 2 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded with the aim of giving qualified students the opportunity to undertake pregraduate research.

Grant and rejection letters will be forwarded as soon as possible.

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


Project Title: Acceptance and feasibility of partner notification to HIV infected individuals in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa.
Grant Recipient: Alex Lund Laursen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Birth weight in Rural Guinea-Bissau. Does maternal BCG scarification affect birth weight?
Grant Recipient: Ane Bærent Fisker
Place of Employment: Statens Serum Institut
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Do innate lymfoid cells affect susceptibility to Infection with MRSA secondary to influenza A virus infection.
Grant Recipient: Christian Kanstrup Holm
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Hypertension in tuberculosis patients in a high incidence area: a double-burden of disease study
Grant Recipient: Christian Wejse
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: The Central Consequences of Intramuscular Botox Administration
Grant Recipient: Claire Francesca Meehan
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Effects of sleep deprivation and adrenergic inhibition on glymphatic flow in humans
Grant Recipient: Gitte Moos Knudsen
Place of Employment: Rigshospitalet
Awarded Amount: DKK 103,100


Project Title: Understanding ALS pathophysiology and cortical networks by use of two novel methods - Threshold tracking TMS and MR spectroscopy
Grant Recipient: Hatice Tankisi
Place of Employment: Aarhus Universitetshospital
Awarded Amount: DKK 103,100


Project Title: Psilocybin as a novel rapid-acting and long-lasting antidepressant: insights into molecular and functional correlates
Grant Recipient: Heidi Kaastrup Müller
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Protein interactions of the AVP prohormone and their role in familial neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus
Grant Recipient: Jane Hvarregaard Christensen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Effects of potassium deficiency on liver protein and urea synthesis
Grant Recipient: Karen Louise Thomsen
Place of Employment: Aarhus Universitetshospital
Awarded Amount: DKK 103,100


Project Title: Glaukom - et resultat af systemisk inflammation og nedsat næring til nethinden
Grant Recipient: Miriam Kolko
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Crosstalk between Coronary Artery Disease and Bone Turnover - A Danish Computed Tomography Multi-center Study
Grant Recipient: Morten Bøttcher
Place of Employment: Central Region Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 103,100


Project Title: Impact of a TLR9 agonist on the functional capacity of NK cell subsets to inhibit HIV-1 propagation ex vivo
Grant Recipient: Paul Wesley Denton
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000


Project Title: Betydningen af glykæmisk index og muskelarbejde for postprandielle glukose ekskursioner og tarmhormonsekretion efter Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Grant Recipient: Sten Madsbad
Place of Employment: Hvidovre Hospital
Awarded Amount: DKK 103,100


Project Title: Abnormal neurovascular coupling in migraine – the role of extracellular K(+) signaling.
Grant Recipient: Vladimir Matchkov
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144,000

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