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Grant 24/05 2017

ERC Proof of Concept Grant for two SUND researchers

Researchers from SUND receive the prestigious ERC Proof of Concept Grant for the first time. ERC awards a total of two grants to Associate Professor Zach Gerhart-Hines and Professor Ali Salanti. The funding must be used to conduct research into a new drug and for clinical trials in cancer patients.

DNA 18/05 2017

DNA Research Sheds Light on Unknown Parts of the Human Genome

New research conducted at the University of Copenhagen sheds light on the human genome’s so-called ‘dark matter’, which have so far been considered junk DNA. The result shows that the newly discovered DNA elements hold great potential for better understanding a number of diseases.

Cell receptors 11/05 2017

Researchers show how cell receptors regulate specific physiological effects

The physiological processes in our body are regulated by receptors on the cell surface. For the very first time, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown how the receptors induce specific cell effects. This opens up for the design of safer drugs with fewer side effects.

Maersk Tower 10/05 2017

Famous Artists Fight for the Chance to Create Great Art for SUND

The Danish Building and Property Agency has organised a competition between internationally acclaimed artists for the chance to create signature art for the Maersk Tower. The project includes a spatial work meant to connect Nørre Allé and Blegdamsvej and a piece of video art.

Gene medicine 10/05 2017

Crucial Step Towards Future Gene Medicine

The leading pharmaceutical companies are listening, as new research conducted by the University of Copenhagen and Roskilde University, among others, may bring the development of gene medicine a crucial step forwards

Metabolism 03/05 2017

Got a sweet tooth? Blame your liver

A hormone called FGF21 that is secreted by the liver after eating sweets may determine who has a sweet tooth and who doesn’t, according to a new study in Cell Metabolism.

Vaccines 25/04 2017

Researchers take an important step toward an HIV vaccine

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have developed a strategy that can revolutionise vaccine design. The new strategy is used to develop vaccines that can prevent HIV infection and the development of AIDS.

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