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Funded projects

The Vissing Foundation supports research in the healthcare sector within cancer and diabetes, projects within energy as well as children and young people in difficult conditions. 

  • Medical research

  • Energy research

  • Marginalized children and young people

  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015



Metabolic changes caused by the disease treatment in patients with prostate cancer
Metabolic changes caused by the disease treatment in patients with prostate cancer
Why diabetes is difficult to treat during puberty
Why diabetes is difficult to treat during puberty
Treatment of low blood sugar levels after gastric bypass surgery for obesity
Treatment of low blood sugar levels after gastric bypass surgery for obesity
Development of cancer treatment based on a malaria protein
Development of cancer treatment based on a malaria protein
The influence of tissue types on disease progression among HIV-2 infected patients in Guinea-Bissau
The influence of tissue types on disease progression among HIV-2 infected patients in Guinea-Bissau
The influence of diabetes medicine on the course of the disease after surgery for colon cancer
The influence of diabetes medicine on the course of the disease after surgery for colon cancer
One year research trip for medical students to The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20982, USA for training in molecular biological methods for analysing molecules in cells
One year research trip for medical students to The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20982, USA for training in molecular biological methods for analysing molecules in cells
A study that assesses the constituent elements of sugar metabolism and its importance for the body's overall insulin sensitivity in patients with psoriasis with regard to diabetes prevention for psoriasis patients.
A study that assesses the constituent elements of sugar metabolism and its importance for the body's overall insulin sensitivity in patients with psoriasis with regard to diabetes prevention for psoriasis patients.
Comparison of two methods of stimulating liver growth that enable surgical resection of liver metastasis in colon cancer patients
Comparison of two methods of stimulating liver growth that enable surgical resection of liver metastasis in colon cancer patients
Is eye damage in premature babies similar to that caused by diabetes?
Is eye damage in premature babies similar to that caused by diabetes?
Detection of cancer cell trace elements in the blood. From research and development to use in patient care.
Detection of cancer cell trace elements in the blood. From research and development to use in patient care.
How does immature insulin become able to activate the immune system?
How does immature insulin become able to activate the immune system?
A prospective study of changes in the salivary glands caused by radiation therapy in patients with head and neck cancer
A prospective study of changes in the salivary glands caused by radiation therapy in patients with head and neck cancer
Evaluation of whether stool and blood tests can predict the risk of bowel cancer.
Evaluation of whether stool and blood tests can predict the risk of bowel cancer.
Human papillomavirus can cause cancer. Can HPV be measured in the blood and are its concentrations related to disease development?
Human papillomavirus can cause cancer. Can HPV be measured in the blood and are its concentrations related to disease development?
Long-term follow-up on women with mucosal changes in the uterus to detect the risk of developing uterine cancer
Long-term follow-up on women with mucosal changes in the uterus to detect the risk of developing uterine cancer
A study that investigates whether testosterone deficiency is related to metabolic syndrome and possibly to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
A study that investigates whether testosterone deficiency is related to metabolic syndrome and possibly to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Investigation of a new robotic surgical technique for the treatment of colon cancer
Investigation of a new robotic surgical technique for the treatment of colon cancer
Does the diagnosis of polyps in the colon improve by applying an Endocuff to the bowel endoscope
Does the diagnosis of polyps in the colon improve by applying an Endocuff to the bowel endoscope
Development of new blood tests that can reveal cancer type and extent in some cancer patients.
Development of new blood tests that can reveal cancer type and extent in some cancer patients.
Does measuring Rhodopsin in the blood allow better and more accurate control of diabetes-caused retina diseases of the eye?
Does measuring Rhodopsin in the blood allow better and more accurate control of diabetes-caused retina diseases of the eye?
Gathering knowledge about mechanisms in the meeting between patient and healthcare system which can explain the social inequality in accessibility, use and benefits of healthcare in Danish society. Focus on diabetes.
Gathering knowledge about mechanisms in the meeting between patient and healthcare system which can explain the social inequality in accessibility, use and benefits of healthcare in Danish society. Focus on diabetes.
Investigation of whether infrared light therapy can prevent the development of stiffness in blood vessels and thereby improve the utility of blood vessels for dialysis.
Investigation of whether infrared light therapy can prevent the development of stiffness in blood vessels and thereby improve the utility of blood vessels for dialysis.
Physical function and quality of life in patients with leg prosthesis after removal of a leg due to bone cancer.
Physical function and quality of life in patients with leg prosthesis after removal of a leg due to bone cancer.
Cancer and pregnancy: How much is the fetus harmed when the mother is given cancer treatment during pregnancy? Follow-up on children born to mothers with cancer during pregnancy.
Cancer and pregnancy: How much is the fetus harmed when the mother is given cancer treatment during pregnancy? Follow-up on children born to mothers with cancer during pregnancy.
Can prostate cancer and the course of the disease be predicted by molecular analysis of prostate tissue?
Can prostate cancer and the course of the disease be predicted by molecular analysis of prostate tissue?
Can a high "morning carbohydrate content" in food improve blood sugar regulation in women with gestational diabetes and thus prevent birth complications and type 2-diabetes in mother and child later in life?
Can a high "morning carbohydrate content" in food improve blood sugar regulation in women with gestational diabetes and thus prevent birth complications and type 2-diabetes in mother and child later in life?
Colorectal cancer – improve the selection of people who should be offered endoscopy.
Colorectal cancer – improve the selection of people who should be offered endoscopy.
Prevent or minimise nerve damages following chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Prevent or minimise nerve damages following chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Skin cancer – comparison of advanced scanners for diagnosis and selection of optimal treatment.
Skin cancer – comparison of advanced scanners for diagnosis and selection of optimal treatment.
Patients with kidney disease – treatment through well-functioning fistula
Patients with kidney disease – treatment through well-functioning fistula
Glaucoma – dry eyes as adverse effect to eye drops
Glaucoma – dry eyes as adverse effect to eye drops
Energy research – development of local energy co-operations as part of the transition of the Danish energy system
Energy research – development of local energy co-operations as part of the transition of the Danish energy system
Children with type 1 diabetes – a course in mastering the disease in everyday life
Children with type 1 diabetes – a course in mastering the disease in everyday life