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. TheContinue reading “Minerva Foundation’s Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology 2021”

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, SaistoContinue reading “Medix Prize 2021 awarded to research groups of the University of Helsinki”

The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize 2021

Award Ceremony and Lecture on Monday, September 20, at 12:00. HiLIFE Webinars – Fall 2021 – Join the webinar https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/63015516737 The award lecture will be in the area of gut microbiota. Media release is published on September 20, 2021. The Medix Prize by the Minerva Foundation is an important annual award for internationally high-level Finnish medicalContinue reading “The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize 2021”

The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize for Biosciences 2021

AWARD AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION The Medix Prize is awarded annually for an excellent Finnish scientific study published as one article during the previous year (now 2020). The study has to represent biomedicine or clinical medicine and to be performed entirely or in its essential parts in Finland. The Rector of the University of Helsinki orContinue reading “The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize for Biosciences 2021”

Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s Fund for Research in Odontology 2021

GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION From Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s fund 15-20 grants are awarded. The deadline for the applications is 3.5.2021 at 16.00. The applications are sent electronically to Professor Vesa Olkkonen, vesa.olkkonen@helsinki.fi. The application should include the applicant’s CV, publication list and a research plan (max five pages). For Ph.D. students the application shouldContinue reading “Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s Fund for Research in Odontology 2021”

Group Leader Positions at the Minerva Institute

Positions (1-2) for research group leaders (PIs) with their own group are open at the Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research, Biomedicum Helsinki, Finland. The overarching aims of the Minerva Institute are to contribute 1) novel fundamental knowledge and mechanistic insight, 2) innovations for the development of future diagnostic methods, and 3) preventive measures andContinue reading “Group Leader Positions at the Minerva Institute”

The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize 2020 awarded to a research group from the University of Helsinki

STEM CELLS CAN BE REJUVENATED BY INHIBITING SIGNALS FROM NEIGHBOURING CELLS  The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize, worth €20,000, has been awarded to a team researching the rejuvenation of the functioning of aged tissue by inhibiting signals between stem cells and their niche cells. The prize was awarded for an article published in the science journalContinue reading “The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize 2020 awarded to a research group from the University of Helsinki”

Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship for Research in Laboratory Medicine

The 2020 Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship for Research in Laboratory Medicine is awarded to M.D., Ph.D., Panu Luukkonen at Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA. The Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship is granted to Luukkonen for his research “A mendelian randomization study of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in humans”.  The Ralph GräsbeckContinue reading “Ralph Gräsbeck Scholarship for Research in Laboratory Medicine”