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2020.03.26 | Administrative

Tendering: Who is to build Aarhus BSS’ areas in the University City?

The preparations for Aarhus BSS’ move to the University City are taking shape. The steering committee for AU’s physical campus development has just approved the tender documents for the project describing the school’s needs and wishes for the future areas. The next step is finding a team of contractors, and then the work can begin.

During the corona epidemic, a Chinese PhD student from the Department  of Biomedicine remains indoors. Photo: Colourbox.

2020.03.26 | Research

"No one should feel left in the lurch"

A PhD student at the Department of Biomedicine stays indoors to protect herself from the ‘corona heckling’, which several of her Chinese friends have been subjected to. Department Head Thomas G. Jensen calls on all employees to support and take care of the department’s international students and colleagues.

We have gained a new and deeper understanding of what is helping and what is hindering the body in the development of ovarian cancer. I'm looking forward to testing this in clinical trials on patients who currently have a really poor prognosis, Anders Etzerodt says. Photo: Jann Thiele Zeiss, AU.

2020.03.26 | Research

New type of immunotherapy hinders the spread of ovarian cancer

A type of immunotherapy which has undergone preliminary testing on mice shows promise for the future treatment of ovarian cancer, a cancer which is often discovered too late resulting in a high mortality rate. The research group behind the study is headed by Anders Etzerodt from the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University.

We will experience the consequences in two waves, says Søren Dinesen Østergaard: Firstly an acute worsening among people who already live with a mental disorder and then following this, some type of ‘post-corona reaction’ where we see a chain of derived psychological effects. Photo: Melissa B. Kirkeby Yildirim.

2020.03.26 | Research

Can the corona virus also lead to mental disorder?

There is a lot to suggest that the extreme societal changes caused by the corona virus exacerbate existing mental disorder and increase the number of new cases. Professor Søren Dinesen Østergaard has been given the opportunity to investigate this hypothesis with the help of a DKK one million grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Ulf Simonsen from the Department of Biomedicine receives DKK 5.3 million for his corona related research. Photo: Lars Kruse/AU.

2020.03.25 | Grants and awards

Perhaps we will not need all the ventilators after all

With a grant of just over DKK five million from the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Professor and DMSc Ulf Simonsen from Aarhus University is immediately beginning a research project with the aim of treating patients with the corona virus and reducing the need for ventilators.

The three recipients of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual fellowship (from left): Narcis Petriman, Ronja Driller and Jan Heiner Driller. Photo: Lisbeth Heilesen

2020.03.25 | People news

Ronja Driller receives the prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship

Postdoc Ronja Driller from Poul Nissen’s group is one out of three persons from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University to receive the highly prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. In her reserch, Ronja is investigating the structure and function of human and yeast P5-ATPases. Despite their…

2020.03.25 | PhD defense

Virtual PhD defence: Lene Maria Ørts

Identification of individuals at risk of developing lung diseases.

2020.03.25 | Grants and awards

Three molecular biologists receive the prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship

Narcis Adrian Petriman, Ronja Driller and Jan Heiner Driller from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University receive the highly prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. It is the first time that the Department obtains three fellowships in one application round.

2020.03.23 | Event

Announcement of The Brain Prize 2020

It is once again time to honor some of the world's best neuroscientists with The Brain Prize. Watch here as they livestream the announcement on April 29, 2020 at 15:00. Follow this link to participate in the livestream.

2020.03.23 | Deadline

Deadline: Call for abstracts

Participate in the Arla Food for Health Conference 2020 by submitting an abstract before September 25, 2020.

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