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Front cover of Nature Chemical Biology

07 February 2017

A paper by Professor Kristian Strømgaard and Assistant Professor Hans Michael
Maric and collaborators at the universities of Hamburg and Wuerzburg made it
this month's front cover of Nature Chemical Biology

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Danish research paves the way for new treatments of the brain

08 December 2016

Danish researchers from the Center of Biopharmaceuticals have developed new compounds that affect receptors in the brain in such a way that side effects in treatments of e.g. sleeping disorders, anxiety and epilepsy could potentially be a thing of the past.

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Danish research team revives drug research

07 September 2016

As the first in the world, a Danish research team from the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology has succeeded in mapping and producing two important substances which may greatly impact future drug research.

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Decoding the signaling pathways of the brain

14 March 2016

New four-year research project at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology will develop tools to understand the signaling pathways of the brain.

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Postdoc Jens Engel-Andreasen’s latest publication made the cover of The Journal of Organic Chemistry

02 July 2015

A recent Full Article in The Journal of Organic Chemistry by lead author Jens Engel-Andreasen from Center for Biopharmaceuticals was selected for

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DFF Grant

16 June 2015

Associate Professor Morten Skøtt Thomsen has received a grant of 2,367,019 DKK from DFF to the research project: "Endogenous prototoxins to ameliorate cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease"

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Danish Biotech Company Receives International Acclaim with Wellcome Trust Translation Award

08 June 2015

Based on research originating from the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Avilex Pharma receives Wellcome Trust Translation Award to advance their ischemic stroke program and raises in total 28 mio DKK (3.75 mio EUR)

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Postdoc Karen Kleberg's latest publication is recognized in a "perspective" article

22 May 2015

See what Dr. W. Langhans writes about Karen Kleberg's article

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Goutweed for arthritis and weight loss with cannabis

07 May 2015

Headache, toothache, arthritis – Mankind has always needed and still produces drugs. At the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology you can study how you used goutweed in the past and the modern pharmacological use of cannabis. Read the article (In Danish) by Mikkel Andreas Beck, SUND Communication

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Two Faculty PhD Scholarships to Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology

16 April 2015

Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology has been awarded two PhD scholarships at the faculty application round, Spring 2015

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ILF snake venom researchers take part in DR3's "Videnskabsmagasinet"

15 April 2015

PhD student Andreas Laustsen and Associate Professor Brian Lohse from the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology take part in the science TV programme "Videnskabsmagasinet" at DR3

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EliteForsk scholarship for a PhD student at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology

26 February 2015

Andreas Laustsen, PhD student at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, receives The Ministry of Higher Education and Science’s EliteForsk scholarship...

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Orphan receptors open for development of new drugs

27 January 2015

Usually it takes several years to screen potential drugs. New research could reduce screening times significantly. Read the article (In Danish)

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New drug design enhances brain signalling by a factor of 1,000

06 January 2015

Chemical-biological research from the University of Copenhagen sheds light on important communication processes in the brain by means of new effective molecules that improve the starting point provided by nature by more than 1,000 times.  Read the article

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Two Sapere Aude grants goes to ILF

19 December 2014

Two young researchers at Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology receives two out of the seven Sapere Aude grants which The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF) has given to SUND.

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Andreas Laustsen - The Coolest Engineer

28 November 2014

Andreas Laustsen, a PhD student at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, is now officially named the coolest engineer in Denmark in the "Engineer the Future Contest". Read the article (in Danish)

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Systems Pharmacology Gets a New Head of Section

13 October 2014

After 3½ years as head of section of the research section Systems Pharmacology at Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology Associate professor Åsa Andersson has decided to turn over the management of the research section.

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EFMC Prize to Professor Christian Adam Olsen

07 October 2014

Professor Christian Adam Olsen from the Center for Biopharmaceuticals has received The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia

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Hope for better treatment of chronic pain

25 February 2014

Associate Professor Stephan Pless, an expert in the study of cell membrane receptors, is moving his research from the University of British Columbia to the University of Copenhagen. In particular, his research will focus on a receptor called P2X, which in recent years has received increased attention in pain research and may have implications for how to alleviate chronic pain. Read more

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Designer proteins provide new information about the body's signal processes

31 January 2014

Researchers at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology can radically alter the properties of proteins by redesigning their chemical structure, which in the long term may lead to pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects. The findings have just been published in Nature Communications. Read more

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