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Here you will find teachers, researchers, doctoral students and administrative staff at the Department of Radiation Scienses. For a list of those affiliated with the Department, such as Emeriti, research students and part time teachers, please click the link Show Affiliated Staff.


Anders Eklund, professor, clinical
Anders Garpebring, assistant professor, clinical
Anders Widmark, professor, senior

I want to improve the treatment of prostate cancer. The SPCG-7 study shows that the addition of radiation therapy to local high-risk tumors halves the risk of death in prostate cancer.

Anna Dahlin, senior research engineer
Anna Rieckmann, researcher (absent)
Annika Holmberg, laboratory technician
Attila Simko, postgraduate student
Bethany van Guelpen, assistant professor / resident physician
Britta Söderkvist, postgraduate student
Camilla Holmlund, senior research engineer
Carl Herdenberg, postgraduate student (absent)
Carl Wibom, senior research engineer

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging

Carolina Hawranek, postgraduate student

PhD-candidate in Clinical Oncology at the Deptartment of Radiation Sciences. National Coordinator for RCT study on clinical practice in genetic counselling & prevention efforts in hereditary cancer.

Cecilia Björnfot, postgraduate student
Cedric Patthey, senior research engineer
Christer Grönlund, senior lecturer, adjunct

My research focus is on medical ultrasound imaging with vascular and neuromuscular applications.

Daniel Öhlund, assistant professor / resident physician
David Lindquist, senior lecturer, adjunct
Elin Wallsten, postgraduate student

PhD student focusing on quantitative methods for PET/CT and PET/MR.

Erik Nilsson, postgraduate student
Filip Grill, postgraduate student

Working with MRI and PET brain imaging, as well as data from the Human Connectome Project. Especially interessted in the dopamine system.

Fredrik Öhberg, senior lecturer, adjunct

I work with research and development projects and have a doctoral degree in medical technology since 2015. I work mainly with developing new biomechanical models for studies of body movements.

Greger Orädd, physicist

I'm working with physics-related aspects of nuclear magnetic resonance, quality control and data processing of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.

Heikki Tölli, senior lecturer, senior
Helena Grip, senior lecturer, adjunct

Hospital engineer, assoc. prof. in biomedical engineering and adjunct university lecturer. Research and development within medical technology and movement analysis.

Håkan Hedman, professor, adjunct
James Mason, postdoctoral position, postdoctor
Jarkko Johansson, senior research engineer
Jennifer Frankel, postgraduate student
Jonna Wilen, senior lecturer (associate professor), clinical
Josef Lundman, postgraduate student
Joshua Cumming, postgraduate student
Justin Harbs, postgraduate student
Katrine Riklund, professor/chief physician

I am Pro-Vice-Chancellor and responsible for research and doctoral education in medicine, natural sciences and technology, and third-stream activities and internationalisation.

Klara Mogensen, project assistant
Kristina Sandgren, postgraduate student
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.

Linda Forsell, administrator, finance
Linda Köhn, senior research engineer
Madelene Holmgren, postgraduate student
Maria Sandström, senior lecturer/senior physician
Maria Wing, administrator, finance
Mary Adjeiwaah, postgraduate student
Max Hellström, postgraduate student
Mikael Bylund, postgraduate student (absent)
Mikael Johansson, senior lecturer/senior physician
Minh Hoang Vu, postgraduate student
Nina Sundström, senior lecturer, adjunct

Biomedical Engineer, Docent and adjunct Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering. Research areas: Movement analysis, pressure and flow dynamics and quality registries.

Olof Lindahl, professor, adjunct
Petra Sandberg, postdoctor

My main research area is mnemonic training across the lifespan. I am also involved in projects regarding human olfaction.

Petter Holmlund, postgraduate student, postdoctor
Pia Granlund, administrator, department
Robin Rohlén, postgraduate student

My research is about developing new methods to use ultrasound to analyse motor units in skeletal muscle tissue.

Sai San Moon Lu, other position, postgraduate student
Samuel Kvarnbrink, postgraduate student (absent)
Sara Qvarlander, other position, senior research engineer

I work as a researcher in the Umeå Hydrocephalus Research Group, my main focus is modeling and analysis of the pressure and flow dynamics of the brain. 

Sophia Harlid, senior research engineer
Stefan Bergström, senior lecturer, adjunct
Stina Bodén, postgraduate student
Susanna Jakobson Mo, assistant professor, specialist physician (absent)
Tomas Vikner, postgraduate student
Tommy Lidström, postgraduate student
Tommy Löfstedt, senior research engineer
Tora Dunås, other position

Researching the aging brain and how different neuroimaging techniques can be used to predict cognitive decline, and if these aging biomarkers are connected to various lifestyle factors.

Torbjörn Näsmark, postgraduate student
Torbjörn Sundström, senior lecturer/senior physician (absent)
Tufve Nyholm, professor/medical physicist

Professor in radiation physics with applications to radiotherapy. The primary focus is application of advanced imaging to guide and individualize radiotherapy.

Urban Wiklund, senior lecturer, adjunct

Associate professor in Biomedical Engineering. Adjunct lecturer at Department of Radiation Sciences. Employed at the Department of Biomedical engineering, R&D, Umeå University Hospital.

Wendy Yi-Ying Wu, senior research engineer
Yvonne Jonsson, laboratory technician
Zheng Mao, research assistant