"This collaboration with Lilly allows us to take our research in this important area of cognition one step further in an effort to generate data that could help inform future clinical studies in schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease," said Jens Mikkelsen, M.D., Ph.D., senior scientist at the Neurobiology Research Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital. "We look forward to working with Lilly in this innovative setting in which our findings have the potential to bring value and novel scientific findings to all parties involved, as well as the global drug discovery and development community."
"We are excited this project was accepted and are eager to begin this important work that we believe has the potential to inform how we develop better medicines for treating neurological disorders and pain," said Theodore Cummins, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine. "Collaborations between industry and academia are critical in establishing new ways of conducting basic research, and we are very pleased to work with Lilly on this project."
Currently, Lilly is visiting academic institutions worldwide to invite them to participate in the Lilly Research Awards Program.
Notes to Editors
Interviews on request with:
Jan Lundberg, Ph.D., executive vice president, science and technology, and president, Lilly Research Laboratories
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