Scientific Evaluation Committee (SEC)
The LEO Foundation has appointed an independent Scientific Evaluation Committee (SEC) for evaluation of applications received in open competition.
Learn more about our committees:
|Professor, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin (Ireland)|
|Professor, MD, DMSc, PhD, Department of Clinical Allergology, Odense University Hospital Svendborg (Denmark)|
|Professor, MD, FRCP, FFPM, FMedSc, President of R and D, Summit Therapeutics Chair of Scientific Translation, The Francis Crick Institute (United Kingdom)|
|Associate Professor, M.D. PhD, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)|
|Director, MD, Centro Studi GISED (Italy)|
|Associate Professor, PhD. M.D., Weill Cornell Medicine (USA)|
Piet H. van der Graaf
|Professor, PharmD, PhD, Senior Vice President Certara (United Kingdom) and Department of Systems Pharmacology Leiden University (The Netherlands)|
|Professor, PhD, Department Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University (Denmark)|
|Professor, PhD, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard (USA)|
We do not support
Applications that are not submitted online, or applications that are not in compliance with our application requirements and guidance are not eligible for support.
Moreover, we do not support:
- Graduate students and/or academic fees except PhD-tuition fees
- Administration or overhead costs exceeding 5%
- Participation in domestic meetings or courses
- Passive attendance at conferences
- Travel by several persons from the same research unit or department
- Expenses incurred prior to making an application or obtaining a grant
- Research projects about skin cancer
- Research projects involving commercial companies
- Research projects involving commercial drug testing
- Clinical trials and register-based studies testing medical compounds
- Applications from other foundations or associations, including patient organisations
Please contact the grant team for further information
Anne-Marie is responsible for the LEO Foundation’s grants and awards and for the Foundation’s grant strategy.
Anne-Marie Engel has extensive experience in grantmaking and strategic foundation work. Prior to joining the LEO Foundation, she held the position as Program Director at the Novo Nordisk Foundation focusing on large strategic grants within the biomedical area. Prior to that she held various positions at the Lundbeck Foundation including Director of Grants.
Anne-Marie holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree as well as a PhD within tumour immunology – both from University of Copenhagen.
Joined the foundation in 2022.
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Lars is responsible for coordinating the Foundation’s grants and handles scientific and administrative matters relating to the Foundation’s donations. He also works on further developing the philanthropic area.
Lars has a scientific background having worked in academic research for 16 years on projects ranging from molecular mechanisms in migraine over COPD to sleep disorders and osteoporosis.
Lars holds an MSc in human biology and a PhD in neuroscience, both from University of Copenhagen.
Joined the Foundation in 2017.