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Aarhus University has been awarded a grant of DKK 30 million by The Lundbeck Foundation to build a nanomedicine research centre.

DKK 30 million to new nanomedicine center

Denmark | Posted on December 16th, 2009

The management consists of Professor Allan Flyvbjerg, Specialist Physician, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University and the Aarhus University Hospital, and Professor Jørgen Kjems, Department of Molecular Biology and Vice-director of the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, iNANO.

"It's obvious that the potential of nanomedicine is enormous and that new forms of treatment could be developed. There's a great need for research in this field, and the Lundbeck initiative is therefore extremely visionary and timely. Nanomedicine is a cornerstone in Aarhus University's research strategy, which is now provided with crucial funds," says Centre Director Allan Flyvbjerg.

The Lundbeck Foundation has supported the initiative, which aims to bring together leading international research in biomedicine and nanotechnology and thus create breakthroughs in the future treatment of disease.

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