Per Svenningsson has been awarded a grant of approximately 1.86 million US dollar for three years, from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative for an ambitious, multidisciplinary effort to study how abnormal protein aggregates may spread from the gut to the brain to drive the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. The total award is 8.9 million US dollar grant for three years.https://news.ki.se/ki-researcher-awarded-186-million-us-dollar-for-parkinsons-disease
Professor Per Svenningsson from Karolinska Institutet receives funding for a five-year research project of SEK 38 million from Nordstjernan Holding AB and the Axel Johnson Group.Read KI press release
Per Svenningsson was granted an extended Wallenberg Clinical Scholars grant for another five years.
From the article in “Läkartidning” (read original article here):
The Arvid Carlsson Foundation has decided to award Professor Per Svenningsson at Karolinska Institutet the foundation’s grand prize for outstanding research in the spirit of Arvid Carlsson. Per Svenningsson was rewarded for his innovative integrated animal experimental and clinical studies regarding Parkinson’s disease and depression. The prize consists of a diploma and a research grant of SEK 700,000.
The Svenningsson lab was awarded a grant from the Swedish Research Council, to study Receptor-mediating mechanisms in Parkinson’s disease and depression.
Read KI’s press release here