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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship granted to Christian Jørgensen for research at Department of Chemistry

Among other things, the scholarship seeks to help the best and most promising researchers to get settled in the country they will enter to begin their research. Christian Jørgensen will be moving from USA to Denmark in January 2022 to start his position as a postdoc at Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University.

2021.05.25 | Jakob Laust Hviid

[Translate to English:] Marie Curie Actions

Christian Jørgensen's specific scholarship project is called Computational modelling of the human brain lipidome. The project seeks to develop a computer model of the brain's blood-brain barrier with focus on a special pump function. This pump function plays an important role, f.inst. for distributing medicine in the brain.  

Christian Jørgensen shall be researching how to manipulate the brain's defence mechanism so that people can be medicated more effectively in the future. The scholarship amount is 207.312 EURO over a two-year period.

Chris Jørgensen is 32 years old, and has an impressive academic  background: Bachelor's and Master's degree at Oxford University, two years as research assistant at Université de Lorraine som forskningsassistent, PhD at King’s College in London, as well as two postdoc positions at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown University, respectively. In 2022, Christian Jørgensen will be getting back to Denmark to continue his research in Professor Birgit Schiøtt's group.

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