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2010.06.23 | Research news

PUMPkin gets kidney from beached fin whale

The PUMPkin Centre was lucky to get a piece of the kidney from the dead fin whale that beached itself last week in Vejle Fjord. The kidney will be used for studies of the sodium-potassium pump in Poul Nissen's laboratory. The kidney is very important for the osmotic balance in the body, and an animal as large as the fin whale, which swallow large…

2010.06.04 | Research news

Poul Nissen receives the Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research

On 28 May 2010 Professor Poul Nissen was awarded the Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research. Professor Poul Nissen receives the award for his ground-breaking cell research with therapeutic potential. The Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award was established on 28 May 1956 on the occasion of Carl Holst-Knudsen’s 70th birthday,…