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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.

15 million SEK to research infrastructure for future challenges
Published: 01 Aug, 2022

Linda Sandblad, appointed Research Infrastructure Fellows by the Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF.

3D optical imaging of the human pancreas in disease
Published: 13 Apr, 2022

Autofluorescence as a 3D tool provides option for therapies for pancreatic related pathologies,

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.

A new way to detect infection
Published: 10 Aug, 2022

The detection of physical forces produced by bacterial infection can initiate the immune response.

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.

AI-council of the Medical faculty invites to AI-Day September 10!
Published: 30 Aug, 2021

The AI-council works in order to strengthen the faculty before a future when AI will play a crucial role.

Events

Alexandra Lorenzzi Löfgren - Midterm seminar
Today
17
Aug
Alexandra Lorenzzi Löfgren - Midterm seminar
Time Today 09:00 - 10:00 Today 09:00 - 10:00
Place Skiffersalen

Seminar. Investigating the role of LRIG proteins in ovarian cancer

Miriam Rutegård - Midterm seminar
Wed
31
Aug
Miriam Rutegård - Midterm seminar
Time 13:00 - 14:00 31 August 13:00 - 14:00
Place ZOOM

Seminar. The added value of 18F-FDG-PET/MRI to routine clinical workup when assessing N-stage in rectal cancer

September

Ethical seminar at the Medical Faculty
Wed
14
Sep
Ethical seminar at the Medical Faculty
Time 13:00 - 16:00 14 September 13:00 - 16:00
Place ZOOM

Seminar. Cancel or collaborate – ethical dilemmas concerning research collaborations involving countries that have a questionable regime.

AI Lunch seminar
Fri
30
Sep
AI Lunch seminar
Time 12:00 - 13:00 30 September 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM

Seminar. Paolo Soda talks about AI and medical science. Title TBA

October

Josef Lundman – Radiophysics
Fri
28
Oct
Josef Lundman – Radiophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 October 09:00 - 12:00
Place 1D T9 lecture hall D

Dissertation. Geometric distortions in MRI based radiotherapy and PET/MRI.

November

Open research meeting - Research funding, innovation and AI
Fri
11
Nov
Open research meeting - Research funding, innovation and AI
Time 09:00 - 16:00 11 November 09:00 - 16:00
Place Humanisthuset

Conference. Welcome to our Open research meeting in 2022!

AIM North – AI for Medicine in Northern Sweden
Thu
24
Nov
AIM North – AI for Medicine in Northern Sweden
Time 12:00 - 13:00 24 November 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM

Seminar. AIM North – AI for Medicine in Northern Sweden – current status and ongoing projects