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The Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council is the largest provider of public funds (approximately SEK 2.5 billion a year) for Swedish basic research at Swedish higher education institutions (HEI:s) and research institutes.The projects it supports are mainly initiated by the researchers themselves. The support is distributed by the Scientific Councils and the Committees for Educational Science and Research Infrastructures to research that is of the highest scientific quality and best promotes the renewal of research.


Neuroförbundet is a Swedish interest organization, with about 13000 members, acting for persons with neurological diseases. The organization is a non-profit association, independent from the political parties, and is represented both on a national level as well as locally.

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The Medical Faculty's priority committee for clinical research has rewarded Peterséns reserach group with an ALF-grant of 1 415 000 SEK for 2019. ALF stands for Avtal om Läkarutbildning och Forskning.


Hjärnfonden (Brain foundation) is a not-profit foundation that raises money and award funds for research on the brain and its' diseases, damages and disabilities. Hjärnfonden also informs and raises awareness on these topics. During 2017 Hjärnfonden distributed SEK 53 200 000 to advanced brain research.

We are also grateful for the support from the following foundations to the research performed in TNU under the supervision of Professor Åsa Petersén:

Anders Wall Foundations
Anna-Lisa Rosenbergs stiftelse
Bror Gadelius Foundation
The Crafoord Foundation
The Dementia Foundation
Ellen and Henrik Sjöbring Foundation
Fredrik och Ingrids Thurings stiftelse
Gun and Bertil Stohne Foundation

Jeanssons Foundations
Kjell and Märta Beijers Foundation
Lars Hierta Foundation
Lindhaga Foundation
The Kock Foundation
Magnus Bergvall Foundation
The National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden
OM Persson Foundation
The Royal Academy of Science, Sweden
The Royal Physiographic Society, Lund
The Ragnar Söderberg Foundation
The Segerfalk Foundation
Swedish Society for Medical Research
Söderström–Königska Foundation
Tesdorpf Foundation
Thure Carlsson Foundation
Åhlén Foundation
Åke Wiberg Foundation

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Links to some of our funding bodies

Translational Neuroendocrine Research Unit
Baravägen 27, BMC D11
221 84 Lund