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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 11 May 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

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.

Events

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/ZOOM
Dissertation. Characterization of the MRI patient exposure environment and exposure assessment methods for magnetic fields in MRI scanners.
Accessing and Integrating Biomedical Data through Virtual Knowledge Graphs
Fri
21
May
Accessing and Integrating Biomedical Data through Virtual Knowledge Graphs
Time 12:00 - 13:00 21 May 12:00 - 13:00
Place ZOOM
Seminar. Accessing and Integrating Biomedical Data through Virtual Knowledge Graphs

June

Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control
Fri
4
Jun
Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Room Betula, University Hospital of Umeå (NUS)
Dissertation. Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control.
Tomas Bäcklund – Medical Technology
Fri
4
Jun
Tomas Bäcklund – Medical Technology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 4 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Betula, University Hospital, Umeå
Dissertation. Wearable systems and sensors for the assessment of motor control.
Digital Conference DevRes 2021
Mon
14
Jun
Digital Conference DevRes 2021
Time 14 June at 00:00 until 16 June at 00:00 14 June at 00:00 until 16 June at 00:00
Place Digital
Conference. Invitation to the Digital Conference DevRes 2021 Advancing Sustainable Transformation June 14-16.

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