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2019.08.30 | Administrative

Newsletter 98 from August 2019

Dear all Welcome back from a well-deserved and hopefully good summer holiday. I hope that you are ready to address the exciting tasks of the autumn. My impression is that the department radiates dedication and a high level of professional activity, and that is simply great.

The protein which attacks the brain got from the small intestine to the brain via the peripheral nerves in experimental trials on rats. Photo: Colourbox

2019.09.02 | Research

Parkinson’s disease may originate in the intestines

A theory that Parkinson's disease can arise in the intestinal system and from there migrate to the brain has now gained support from research conducted at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital.

Yi Guo, Aarhus University graduate, from China

2019.08.29 | Students

Came to Denmark for a degree and a job

Are you considering taking a Master’s degree in Denmark? Meet Yi Guo from China who finished her Master’s degree in June and now has landed her first job in Denmark.

Professor Mark Daly will be named honorary doctor at Aarhus University. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU.

2019.08.29 | Grants and awards

Professor Mark Daly to receive honorary doctorate from AU

Mark Daly from the University of Helsinki is an important collaboration partner for a number of researchers at Health. He will be named honorary doctor in connection with Aarhus University's annual celebration in September.

Sport science student Jon Hagen Herskind. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU.

2019.08.29 | Health and disease

Sport science student receives scholarship for research stay abroad

Jon Hagen Herskind is a dedicated student and a promising researcher. Now he will receive the HM Queen Margrethe II Travel Grant along with three other students from Aarhus University.

2019.08.29 | People news

João Lima is prolonged as Postdoc in Sadegh Nabavis group

João Lima will be staying at DANDRITE in Sadegh Nabavis group. He has been prolonged as Postdoc starting the 20th of August on Sadegh Nabavis DFF Grant.

Photo: Ida Jensen, AU Foto

2019.08.30 | Administrative

1,910 AU employees participated in the 2019 DHL Relay Race

The 2019 DHL Relay Race is now over. A total of 1,910 AU employees had signed up to run or walk a route of five kilometres in Aarhus, Odense or Copenhagen.

2019.08.29 | People news

Welcome to Lucie Woloszczuková - new Research Assistant in Nykjær Group

Lucie is a new Research Assistant in Anders Nykjær lab and she will work together with our postdoc Alena Salasova on the development of dopaminergic system. She will study how signaling alterations during brain development can be involved in the onset of psychiatric disorders.

2019.09.09 | PhD defense

Inaugural Lecture: Honorary Skou Professor, Edmund Sonuga-Barke

Newly appointed Honorary Skou Professor at Aarhus University, Health, Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke from King’s College London presents his inaugural lecture the 9th of October.

Genes that have to do with the metabolism and the desire to move, increase the risk of anorexia. This indicates that the disease is not only due to psychological factors.

2019.08.28 | Research

Genes and metabolism have a great influence on anorexia

Anorexia is not only a psychological disorder – it is also a metabolic disorder. This is suggested by a new genetic discovery which researchers from iPSYCH have contributed to.

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