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Welcome to the Department of Radiation Sciences

Department of Radiation Sciences comprises the subject’s diagnostic radiology, oncology, radiation physics and medical technology. Institute belongs to the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University

News

“Thanks to everyone who participated!”
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

Sweden's so far biggest COVID-19 study has now been completed. Thousands of students and staff participated.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

A European observatory on climate and health has been launched
Published: 09 Mar, 2021

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine lead parts of research that form the basis for the observatory's work.

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.

Abdominal obesity common among women in rural Indonesia
Published: 24 Oct, 2018

Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area.

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Published: 26 Feb, 2021

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

The discovery can open up for novel pharmaceutical developments in the future.

An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia
Published: 06 Mar, 2019

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.

Bacteria in pneumonia attack using bleaching agent
Published: 30 Aug, 2019

Bacteria use the bleaching agent hydrogen peroxide to weaken the immune system and cause pneumonia.