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Staff at the department of Integrative Medical Biology

The department has about 90 people employed as teachers, researchers, post docs, doctoral students and administrative/technical staff.


Alireza Salami, associate senior lecturer (assistant professor)
Ana Virel, senior research engineer
André Lundgren, postgraduate student

Working in the group of neural repair and cellular therapy, focusing on visualizing damaged peripheral nerves using DTI and OPT. 

Anita Dreyer-Perkiömäki, HR administrator

HR responsible.

Anushree Tripathi, senior research engineer
Aurelie Fontan, senior research assistant
Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, other position

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging

Chengjuan Qu, other position

Senior researcher Chengjuan Qu

Daniel Marcellino, research fellow (assistant professor)
Daniel Säfström, assistant professor / resident physician
Elin Larsson, senior research engineer
Elise Koch, postgraduate student
Ewa Jarocka, senior research engineer
Fahad Sultan, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Farhan Khalid Shah, senior research assistant

My research focuses on neuromuscular damage caused by vibrations due to snoring or occupational use of instruments along with factors enhancing their healing process. We utilize human biopsies and cultured cells.

Filip Grill, research student
Frida Olofsson, administrator, finance (absent)
George Samrani, senior research assistant
Greger Orädd, other position

I'm working with physics-related aspects of nuclear magnetic resonance, quality control and data processing of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.

Gustav Andersson, assistant professor / resident physician
Göran Dahlgren, system administrator, IT
Göran Westling, other position, senior consultant
Hanna Nord, senior research engineer
Hudson Pace, senior research engineer
Iwan Jones, researcher
Jarkko Johansson, postdoctoral position
Jingxia Liu, senior research engineer
Johan Eriksson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Johan Zakrisson, senior research engineer
Jonas von Hofsten, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Juan Jiang, research fellow (assistant professor)
Juha Piltti, postgraduate student
Kamil Antos, system developer
Kathrine Nylund, administrator, study
Kristoffer Sahlholm, associate senior lecturer (assistant professor)
Lars Nyberg, professor

Lars Nyberg serves as Professor of Neuroscience and director of Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging (UFBI). He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Ludmila Novikova, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Ludvig Backman, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Functional Anatomy

Madlen Hubert, senior research assistant (absent)
Micael Andersson, senior research engineer
Michael Druzin, senior research engineer
Mikael Wiberg, professor/chief physician
Mikko Lammi, professor

Investigations on cartilage tissue engineering and endemic osteochondropathy, Kashin-Beck disease

Mona Lindström, senior research engineer (absent)
Mridula Muppavarapu, postdoctoral position, senior research assistant
Naga Venkata Gayathri Vegesna, senior research engineer (absent)
Nils Dennhag, postgraduate student
Nina Karalija, postdoctoral position
Paolo Lorenzon, postdoctoral position, postdoctor
Paolo Medini, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Patrik Danielson, professor/chief physician

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Paul Kingham, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Per Petersson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Per Stål, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Per Utsi, research engineer
Peyman Kelk, assistant professor, specialist dentist
Rebecka Wiberg, other position, senior research assistant
Richard Lundmark, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Robin Pedersen, research student, postgraduate student
Roger Widmark, system administrator, IT
Roine El-Habta, postgraduate student
Sara af Bjerken, assistant professor / resident physician (absent)
Sara Pudas, researcher

I work as a research fellow/assistant professor with a focus on cognitive and brain aging.

Sara Wilson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Sebastian Sulis Sato, postdoctoral position, postdoctor
Selamawit Kefela, administrator, department
Tomas Mediavilla, research student, postgraduate student
Xin Zhou, senior research assistant
Yngve Lindström, senior consultant