Professor, MD, Ph.D., Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Clinical Neurology, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Member of the Board of Directors of the Novo Nordisk Foundation since 2013.
Most recently elected in March 2018 for a one-year term. Lars Fugger is not considered as an independent member.
Lars Fugger was elected as one of the members with medical expertise for the Board of Directors of the Foundation. He was a member of the Committee on Medical and Natural Sciences Research from 2000–2009 and Vice Chair of the Committee from 2007–2009. He was re-elected to the Committee on Medical and Natural Sciences Research in 2011 and was elected Chair in 2013. On 1 January 2017, the Committee became the Committee on Clinical and Translational Medical Research.
Lars Fugger has been a member of the Committee on International Research Leader Grants since 2012 and Chair since 2013. He has also been Chair of the Committee on Interdisciplinary Research since 2014. In addition, Lars Fugger is a member of the Committee on the Novo Nordisk Prize and Chair of the Committee on Exploratory Pre-seed Grants.
Lars Fugger is a Danish clinical immunologist with wide-ranging expertise and international experience obtained from positions in Denmark, at Stanford University and at the University of Oxford. He is Professor (Chair) of Neuroimmunology, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Clinical Neurology and a consultant immunologist at the Department of Immunology at the John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
Lars Fugger was born in 1960. He holds three degrees, MD (1987), Ph.D. (1990) and D.Med.Sci. (1993). He is board certified specialist in clinical immunology since 2002; professor at Aarhus University (1996–); professor at the University of Oxford (2007); professor at the University of Copenhagen (2009–); Chair, Danish Council for Independent Research, Medical Sciences (2007–2010); and member, Scientific Committee for Medical Sciences, Science Europe (2012–2015).
Special professional qualifications
Experience in medical research, innovation and research leadership. Experience in assessing research, research grants, research consultancy and research policy within the medical sciences.
Inflammatory diseases with special focus on multiple sclerosis.
2012: Multiple Sclerosis Research of the Year Award, Multiple Sclerosis Society, United Kingdom
2011: Danish Knighthood, The Order of Dannebrog
2009: Sobek Prize (International Multiple Sclerosis Research Prize)
2005: Award for Excellence in Clinical Science of the European Society for Clinical Investigation
2003: August Krogh Prize
2002: European Commission’s Prize for Scientific Excellence (Descartes Prize)
1998: Anders Jahre Prize for Young Researchers
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