About the Center – University of Copenhagen

About the Center

About the center

The Novo Nordisk Foundation (NNF) Center for Basic Metabolic Research (CBMR) was established on October 1, 2010, funded by a generous (DKK 885 million), unrestricted grant from the Foundation. The Center is fully integrated within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen with direct reference to the Dean.


To be an international hub of excellence in interdisciplinary basic metabolic research.


To discover fundamental processes that underpin the development of transformative diagnostics and prevention/treatment strategies for metabolic diseases.