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Prominent ALS researcher at Umeå University named Wallenberg Clinical Scholar

Prominent ALS researcher at Umeå University named Wallenberg Clinical Scholar

Funding Peter Andersen, Professor of Neurology at the Faculty of Medicine and senior clinical neurologist at the University hospital of Umeå, has received SEK 15 million in funding from the Wallenberg Clinical Scholars program to find a treatment that inhibits the deadly course of events in ALS. He is one of four nationwide clinical researchers to become Wallenberg Clinical Scholars, a new initiative from The Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation to promote clinical medical research.


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International Scholarship Recipient

Alexis Nielsen - Master's in Geoecology student and Umeå University Scholarship Recipient

Alexis Nielsen, from the United States, studies in the master's degree in geoecology programme at Umeå University. She is one of the recipients of the Umeå University Scholarship. 
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