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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

Prize and grants open for application

Medix Prize – Proposal period 1.4. – 2.5.2022 Ralph Gräsbeck Grant – Application period 1.4. – 2.5.2022 Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s Fund – Application period 1.4. – 2.5.2022

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Minerva Foundation Symposium 2022

MITOCHONDRIA AND LIPID DROPLETS October 24 – 25, 2022, Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland – Hybrid event The Symposium is free of charge for participants. Students can receive 0.5 ECTS credits. Registration for the Symposium will open in summer 2022.

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Minerva Foundation’s Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology 2021

The 2021 Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology is awarded to Professor Olle Kämpe at Department of Medicine (Solna), Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. The prize is 10.000€ and this was the third time the prize was awarded.The award ceremony took place on Thursday, 4 November 2021, on the 74th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Endocrine Society. The…

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Medix Prize 2021 awarded to research groups of the University of Helsinki

Award Ceremony and Lectures on Monday September 20 at 12 noon The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize 2021 is awarded to an article published in Cell by research groups of the University of Helsinki:Maternal Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Cesarean-Born Infants Rapidly Restores Normal Gut Microbial Development: A Proof-of-Concept Study. Korpela K, Helve O, Kolho KL, Saisto…

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