Awards for research prizes and grants 2017
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AWARD IN MATHEMATICS/NATURAL SCIENCES AND MEDICINE
Professor Jan Hoeijmakers, Erasmus Medical Centre, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Nederlands
Hoeijmakers is without doubt one of the most influential researchers in the field of molecular genetics of our time.
WINNERS OF THE OLAV THON FOUNDATION NATIONAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION 2017
Professor Anne Berit Guttormsen, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen
Professor Knut Mørken, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo
Professor Are Raklev, Department of Physics, University of Oslo
RECIPIENTS OF OLAV THON FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR NORDIC RESEARCH PROJECTS IN MEDICINE 2017
Brain aquaporins: Novel therapeutic targets for Parkinson’s disease
Responsible: Professor Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, University of Oslo. Collaboration partners: Professor Jari Koistinaho, University of Eastern Finland, Associate Professor Tarja Malm, University of Eastern Finland, Associate Professor Laurent Roybon, Lund University, Sweden.
Microglia – potential therapeutic target to modify Alzheimer’s disease?
Responsible: Professor Henrik Zetterberg, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Collaboration partners: Associate Professor Oskar Hansson, Lund University, Sweden, Professors Lars Nilsson and Anders Fjell, University of Oslo, Professor David Brooks, Aarhus University, Denmark.
Early biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease using single-molecule detection
Responsible: Professor II Nenad Bogdanovic, University of Oslo. Collaboration partners: Senior Professor Lars Terenius and Associate Professor Vladana Vukojevic, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
RECIPIENTS OF OLAV THON FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR STUDENT-ACTIVE RESEARCH 2017
Interdisciplinary ‘grand challenges’ for students
Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, Department of Physics, Associate Professor Marianne Fyhn, Department of Biosciences and Professor Bjørn Jamtveit, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.
Student-active research in the Zpath project
Professor Farid Ould-Saada, Researcher Magnar K. Bugge and Postdoctor Eirik Gramstad, Department of Physics, University of Oslo.
Harvard Cancer Research: Partnership for Excellence in Education and Research
Professor Lars Akslen and Postdoctor Elisabeth Wik, CCBIO, University of Bergen.
Numerical competence and student-active research
Sigrunn Eliassen, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Bergen.
Save your patient
Associate Professor Brita Pukstad, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).