8 May 2023

Mikkelsen Lab receives grants of DKK 9,600,000


Jens Mikkelsen has received funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Jens Mikkelsen

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grant of DKK 8,047,826 has been provided support the application with the title "Synaptogenesis and Neuroinflammation in Epilepsy". The project is in collaboration with Lars Pinborg, MD, Epilepsy Clinic.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation grant of $240,125 has been provided to support the application: Identification of a molecular scaffold for the development of a PET tracer for purinergic P2X7 receptor for molecular imaging of neuroinflammation in Parkinson’s disease. The project is in collaboration with Enza Lacivita, University of Bari, Italy.