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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)
André Lundgren, postgraduate student

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

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
Evgenia Malinina, other position, senior research assistant
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.

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 (absence)
Hanna Nord, senior research engineer
Hudson Pace, senior research engineer
Johan Eriksson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Jonas von Hofsten, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Juan Jiang, research fellow (assistant professor)
Juha Piltti, postgraduate student
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.

Lisa Mölne, teaching assistant
Ludvig Backman, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Functional Anatomy

Luz Maria Gonzalez Castrillon, research student, postgraduate student
Madlen Hubert, senior research assistant
Mikko Lammi, professor

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

Mona Lindström, senior research engineer (absence)
Mridula Muppavarapu, postdoctoral position, senior research assistant
Nils Dennhag, postgraduate student (absence)
Paolo Lorenzon, postdoctoral position, postdoctor (absence)
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)
Peyman Kelk, assistant professor, specialist dentist
Rebecka Wiberg, other position, senior research assistant
Robin Pedersen, research student, postgraduate student
Sara af Bjerken, assistant professor / resident physician
Sara Pudas, research fellow (assistant professor)

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
Tomas Mediavilla, research student, postgraduate student
Xin Zhou, senior research assistant (absence)