New research results from iPSYCH show that the underlying genetics of ADHD vary depending on how old you are when you are diagnosed. If you are diagnosed as a child, there is a higher genetic overlap with autism than if you are diagnosed as an adult. An adult diagnosis on the other hand has a higher genetic overlap with the genetics of depression.
Researchers at Aarhus University have cloned minipigs with mutations in a gene that has recently been identified as a direct cause of Alzheimer’s disease. The results are particularly interesting for the pharmaceutical industry.
In research on the eye disease AMD, the experimental animals used are often young male mice. This is not optimal for the development of new treatments, as the disease most often affects the elderly – and women.
After good experiences with the award of honorary Skou professorships to academics from top international universities, the Dean’s Office at Health has decided to prolong the initiative with a new selection round. Nominations from the academic communities must be received by the Dean’s Office no later than 10 October this year.
This topic will be discussed by a panel of researchers, politicians, and pharmaceutical companies at this year’s Medical Innovation Day on 27 October 2022. The event is open to all interested persons.
Assistant Professor Anne Troldborg is not like most research talents. She divides her time equally between research and the patients that the research will hopefully benefit, and she is a master of the art of cooperation and getting the best out of others. These are some of the reasons why Anne Troldborg receives the Skou Award this year.
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