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Committee on Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme 2023 – RNA- and Oligonucleotide-based Therapeutics

The Committee implements the Board of the Foundation’s decision to award the Foundation’s Challenge Programme grants that supports research within annually decided research themes. In 2023 the theme is: RNA- and Oligonucleotide-based Therapeutics

The Board has established a grant budget of DKK 360 million for the entire Challenge Programme in 2023, for large programme grants, each of DKK 30-60 million.

The Board selects the committee members among international experts in the fields of the annual research theme in accordance with the general rules covering the Foundation’s committees.

The current members of the Committee are listed below.

Thomas Thum

Chair

Professor, Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM, Germany

Camilla Petrycer Hansen

Member

Novo Holdings, Denmark

Andrew Baker

Member

Professor, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dan Peer

Member

Professor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Sabine Müller

Member

Professor, University of Greifswald, Germany

Mark Helm

Member

Professor, University of Mainz, Germany

Matthew Wood

Member

Professor, University of Oxford, United Kingdom