26.1 million SEK in VR-grants to researchers at NVS in this year's big open call proposals

Published 2015-11-17 23:59. Updated 2015-11-18 00:01Denna sida på svenska

Decisions has been taken on grants allocated in the Swedish Research Council’s (VR) Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health and Humanities and social sciences. In total, eight researchers at NVS receives grant for a total amount of SEK 26.1 million.

Researchers at NVS receiving VR-grants in this year's big announcements are:

Claudio Brozzoli, Aging Research Center (ARC)

Effects of motor learning on brain anatomy and cognitive functions in adulthood

5.5 MSEK divided over five years between 2016 and 2020

Open Call for proposals within Humanities and social sciences

Caroline Graff, Division of Neurogeriatrics

Human genetic studies of Alzheimer's and other dementias

2.1 MSEK divided over three years between 2016 and 2018

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

Kristina Johnell, Aging Research Center (ARC)

Optimizing drug treatment in old age: a novel translational research project

4 MSEK divided over four years between 2016 and 2019

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

Mari Lundberg, Division of Physiotherapy

Person-centered physical therapy before surgery for people about to undergo back surgery for severe back pain - a randomized controlled trial

3.3 MSEK divided over three years between 2016 and 2018

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

Chengxuan Qiu, Aging Research Center (ARC)

The role of cerebral small vessel disease in cognitive aging

2.1 MSEK divided over three years between 2016 and 2018

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

Bengt Winblad, Division of neurogeriatrics 

Development of a new strategy based on the modulation of molecular chaperone network for drug treatment of Alzheimer disease

3 MSEK divided over three years between 2016 and 2018

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

Jie Zhu, Division of Neurodegeneration

Therapeutic efficacy in blocking IL23 / IL17 / Th17 pathway; a new target in immune-mediated neuropathy

2.1 MSEK divided over three years between 2016 and 2018

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

Björn Äng, Division of Physiotherapy

Nationwide evaluation of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with chronic pain: treatment effects, prognostic factors and motion control

4 MSEK divided over four years between 2016 and 2018

Open Call for proposals within Medicine and health

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