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Paracetamol 22/06 2017

Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit masculinity

Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit the development of "male behaviour" in mice. New research from the University of Copenhagen shows that it can reduce sex drive and aggressive behaviour.

Prize 22/06 2017

Impressive Prizes for Research into Receptors and Muscles

Wednesday June 21 Mette Marie Rosenkilde and Bente Klarlund Pedersen received KFJ Prizes for their original and groundbreaking results within physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology. Each prize comes with DKK 1.5 million from the Kirsten and Freddy Johansen Foundation.

Brain disorders 22/06 2017

Research into Sugar Molecules Provides New Understanding of Brain Disorders

Through a new study, researchers at the University of Copenhagen are able to link errors in the attachment of sugar to the cells with brain disorders and possibly cancer.

Grant 19/06 2017

Researcher from the Department of Public Health receives 15 million DKK for research in personalised medicine

Personalised medicine is gaining ground, which increases the need for more basic research on the ethical, legal and organisational aspects of the development and use of it. The Carlsberg Foundation grants 15 million DKK to Professor Mette Nordahl Svendsen from the Department of Public Health at University of Copenhagen.

Debate meeting 16/06 2017

Researchers and Science Must Be a Stronger Presence in the Public Debate

We need to see more evidence-based research in the public debate, and researchers therefore need to strengthen their competences in research communication. This was one of the main messages at a lively debate meeting with Minister for Higher Education and Science Søren Pind and Director General of the Danish Health Authority Søren Brostrøm in the Jerne Auditorium on Tuesday.

CHSP 15/06 2017

CHSP Announces Its First Research Units

The Capital Region of Denmark and the University of Copenhagen have recently launched the ambitious health science research partnership Copenhagen Health Science Partners, which will strengthen research and education within heart disease, allergy, leukaemia and physical activity.

Prize 15/06 2017

Jahre Prize for Young Researchers awarded to two researchers in Diabetes and DNA repair

In the course of their careers Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov and Professor Simon Bekker-Jensen have made great progress within obesity, diabetes and DNA research. They are now awarded the Anders Jahre Prize for young researchers.

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