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Minerva Foundation

The Minerva Foundation supports and promotes Finnish research in the field of natural sciences, especially medicine. The major activity is maintenance of the Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research at the Biomedicum Helsinki research center.

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News and forthcoming events

Media release – MEDIX PRIZE 2022

Minerva Foundation Media release The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize awarded to a research group of the University of Helsinki NEW DATA ON THE MODES OF ACTION OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize for 2022 awarded to a research group from the University of Helsinki. The research group produced new data on the modes of…

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Medix Prize of the Minerva Foundation 2022

Award Ceremony and Lecture on Monday, September 12, at 12:15 The prize lecture is presented by  Research Director Eero CastrénNeuroscience Center, University of Helsinki “Antidepressant drugs act by directly binding to TRKB neurotrophin receptors.” Hybrid seminar: Lecture Hall 2 (BM1, P floor) or Zoom (https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/67985748419) Media release: https://minervafoundation.fi/2022/09/12/media-release-medix-prize-2022/ Host: Vesa Olkkonen The Medix Prize by the Minerva Foundation is an…

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Minerva Foundation Symposium 2022

MITOCHONDRIA AND LIPID DROPLETS October 24 – 25, 2022, Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland – Hybrid event Registration for the event has closed.Additional information will be sent to those who have registered closer to the event. Symposium program The Symposium is free of charge for participants.

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Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship for Research in Laboratory Medicine – Decision 2022

The 2022 Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship for Research in Laboratory Medicine is awarded to M.D., Dr.Med.Sci, Docent Oscar Brück at Helsinki University Hospital. The Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship is granted to Brück for his research “The cytomorphological digital twin“. The Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship is awarded every other year for a scientist who has defended his/her doctoral thesis…

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