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Umeå University researchers help Europe fight spread of Zika virus

Umeå University researchers help Europe fight spread of Zika virus

Research Researchers at Umeå University in Sweden help assess the risk that Zika will spread to Europe by describing the transmission season, areas at risk and intervention strategies. By using previous knowledge on Dengue, they are now strategizing on how Zika can be controlled.


High risk of falling an early sign of Parkinson’s

High risk of falling an early sign of Parkinson’s

Research Parkinson’s patients have a higher risk of injurious fall and hip fractures already 26 years before a diagnosis according to a new cohort study at Umeå University. The patient group’s higher proportion of fall-related injuries can partly be explained by reduced balance, which could be a significant early sign of illness. The results of the study have been published in the journal PLOS Medicine.


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Campus in development

In the next few years, lots will happen on and around Campus Umeå – the so-called Universitetsstaden.

A new Medical Biological Centre, a new building for the police education, hundreds of student and regular apartments – and a continued adaptation of the roads circulating campus.

And the building boom has kicked off in the entire university town of Umeå.

Read more about the ongoing building projects


International Master's Student

Nathan Kenney - Master's in Molecular Biology student Nathan Kenney, from the United States, is studying in the master's in molecular biology programme.
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