Health researchers receive talent prize from Sapere Aude

The Danish Council for Independent Research has just awarded research funding from the Sapere Aude career programme, and Health is represented with four researchers.

2014.01.09 | Helle Horskjær Hansen

The Danish Council for Independent Research has just awarded research funding from the Sapere Aude career programme, and Health is represented with four researchers.

The Danish Council for Independent Research has just awarded research funding from the Sapere Aude career programme, and Health is represented with four researchers.

Three young talents from Health receive prizes from Sapere Aude. Photo: AU Communication.

Only the most talented researchers make it through the eye of the needle and receive one of the prestigious Sapere Aude grants. The Danish Council for Independent Research has awarded grants to 39 young researchers, and four of them come from Health.

The goal of the grants is to make it possible to realise extra ambitious research objectives and create the best possible framework for participation in the international elite. The grants are up to DKK 500,000 and are awarded to the most talented researchers among the candidates who have received an individual postdoc fellowship from the Danish Council for Independent Research.

The recipients of Sapere Aude grants at Health are:

Postdoc Marleen Kortenoeven
Research project:
Study of the ability of the kidneys for regulation: How is salt transport regulated?
Read more about the researcher and her research project here

Postdoc Rasmus Bak
Research project:
Introduction of a genetic mutation in immune cells - a cure for HIV?
Read about the researcher and his research project

Assistant Professor, PhD, Nina Kerting Iversen
Research project:
Acute lack of oxygen in the brain after a thrombosis: What role does the blood flow pattern play?
Read more about the researcher and her research project here

PhD, Yonglun Luo (Alun)
Research project:
Development of new methods of preventing and treating diabetes.
Read about the researcher and his research project


Further information

Marleen Kortenoeven
Aarhus University, Department of Biomedicine
Direct tel.: +45 8716 7643
mkor@ana.au.dk

Rasmus Bak
Aarhus University, Department of Biomedicine
Direct tel.: +45 8716 7012
rasmus.bak@hum-gen.au.dk

Nina Kerting Iversen
Aarhus University, Department of Clinical Medicine - Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience
Direct tel.: +45 7846 9945
Mobile: +45 4061 4440
nkiversen@cfin.dk

Yonglun Luo
Aarhus University, Department of Biomedicine
Direct tel.: +45 8716 8394
alun@hum-gen.au.dk

You can also read the article ”Millions of Danish kroner from Sapere Aude to AU talents from all over the world”

 

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