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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.


Adam Rosenbaum
Anders Eklund
Anders Garpebring
Anders Widmark

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.

Anders Wåhlin
Anna Dahlin
Anna Rieckmann
Annika Holmberg
Attila Simko
Beatrice Melin
Bertil Axelsson
Bethany van Guelpen
Britta Söderkvist
Camilla Holmlund
Camilla Thellenberg Karlsson
Carl Herdenberg
Carl Wibom

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging

Carolina Hawranek

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
Cedric Patthey
Christer Grönlund

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

Daniel Öhlund

M.D, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Resident Physician in Oncology

Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow

Elin Wallsten

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

Emma Persson
Erik Bovinder Ylitalo
Erik Nilsson
Filip Grill

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

Fredrik Öhberg
Greger Orädd

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

Gunn Hedman-Borg
Helena Grip

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

Håkan Hedman
Håkan Jonsson

Statistician, associate professor and docent in cancer epidemiology.

James Mason
Jarkko Johansson
Jennifer Frankel

PhD student in radiation sciences. My research focuses on the exposure environment consisting of time-varying magnetic fields found in MRI scanners.

Johannes Umander
Jonas Nilsson
Jonna Wilen
Josef Lundman
Joshua Cumming
Justin Harbs
Katharina Wulff

Katharina Wulff studies the physiological mechanisms of mammalian timing behaviour from infancy to adulthood and the way in which biological clocks exploit daylight to entrain to the environment. 

Katrine Riklund

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
Kristina Sandgren
Kumail Kumar Motiani

I am working in the Öhlund lab concentrating on the development of a novel tracer for the early detection of pancreatic cancer

Lars Nyberg

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
Linda Köhn
Linda Vidman
Madelene Holmgren
Maria Sandström

Senior lecturer and co-ordinator for the clinical course 2 for the medical students. Senior consultant at the Cancer Centre where I mostly work with brain tumors, lung cancer and thyroid cancer. 

Maria Wing
Max Hellström
Mikael Bylund
Mikael Johansson
Minh Hoang Vu
Mitesh Dongre
Nina Karalija
Nina Sundström

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

Olof Lindahl
Parniyan Maneshi
Per Fransson

I am an associate professor in Oncology Nursing with a combined position at Cancercentrum, NUS.

Petra Sandberg

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

Petter Holmlund

I work as a post-doc in the Umeå Hydrocephalus Research Group. I do research in the field of Biomedical Engineering, with specific focus on the cerebrospinal fluid system and its dynamics

Pia Grahn
Pia Granlund
Robin Rohlén

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

Sai San Moon Lu
Sofi Sandström
Sofia Möckelind
Sophia Harlid
Stefan Bergström
Stina Bodén
Susanna Jakobson Mo
Tomas Vikner
Tommy Lidström
Torbjörn Näsmark
Tufve Nyholm

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

Urban Wiklund

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
Yvonne Jonsson
Zahra Haider