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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 22 February 2021)

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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

Research

We provides a unique environment for translational research

Education

We educate in Medical Program, Radiation Physics and Biomedical Engineering

About

Our subjects are Diagnostic radiology, Oncology, Radiation Physics and Biomedical engineering

Staff
Staff

Find our researchers, professors, doctoral students and administrative staff in our staff directory.

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 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.

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.

Bacteria use small molecules to slam the brakes on their own growth
Published: 29 Apr, 2020

A regulatory system of toxin and antitoxin proteins in bacteria can be a defense system against viral attack.

Blockage of protein a possible way to obstruct injuries to radiation therapy
Published: 20 Nov, 2018

Injuries of radiation therapy against cancer can be orevented by blocking the activity of a plasma protein.

Events

Joshua Cumming - Midterm Seminar
Today
26
Feb
Joshua Cumming - Midterm Seminar
Time Today 13:00 - 15:00 Today 13:00 - 15:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Identification and characterization of cancer-associated fibroblast heterogeneity in pancreatic cancer

March

Lunchpitch seminar
Thu
11
Mar
Lunchpitch seminar
Time 12:00 - 13:00 11 March 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Lunchpitch seminar
Jennifer Frankel - Thesis Seminar
Fri
19
Mar
Jennifer Frankel - Thesis Seminar
Time 09:00 - 11:00 19 March 09:00 - 11:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Characterization of the MRI patient exposure environment and exposure assessment methods for time-varying magnetic fields in MRI scanners.
Carolina Hawranek - Midterm Seminar
Mon
22
Mar
Carolina Hawranek - Midterm Seminar
Time 13:15 - 14:15 22 March 13:15 - 14:15
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Exploring dissemination of hereditary risk information as means for cancer prevention in Sweden
AI in medical imaging
Fri
26
Mar
AI in medical imaging
Time 12:00 - 13:00 26 March 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. AI in medical imaging - from the research sandbox to the clinical wilderness

April

Medchem Seminar Series - Håkan Hedman, Department of Radiation Sciences
Tue
13
Apr
Medchem Seminar Series - Håkan Hedman, Department of Radiation Sciences
Time 15:15 - 16:00 13 April 15:15 - 16:00
Place Zoom
Seminar. Title: Fat and healthy: a matter of leucine-rich repeats and immunoglobulin-like domains?
Translational Cancer Research Day
Fri
23
Apr
Translational Cancer Research Day
Time 08:30 - 15:30 23 April 08:30 - 15:30
Place Zoom
Seminar. The annual Cancer Research Day is organized by the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University and the Regional Cancer Centre North.

May

Lunchpitch seminar
Thu
20
May
Lunchpitch seminar
Time 12:00 - 13:00 20 May 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Lunchpitch seminar
Jennifer Frankel – Radiophysics
Fri
21
May
Jennifer Frankel – Radiophysics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 21 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix
Dissertation. Characterization of the MRI patient exposure environment and exposure assessment methods for time-varying magnetic fields in MRI scanners.

September

Sussi Tegenborg - Mid term seminar
Fri
10
Sep
Sussi Tegenborg - Mid term seminar
Time 09:00 - 10:00 10 September 09:00 - 10:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Pain assessment during end of life
Lunchpitch seminar
Thu
16
Sep
Lunchpitch seminar
Time 12:00 - 13:00 16 September 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM/Skiffersalen
Seminar. Lunchpitch seminar

November

Lunchpitch seminar
Thu
11
Nov
Lunchpitch seminar
Time 12:00 - 13:00 11 November 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM/Skiffersalen
Seminar. Lunchpitch seminar