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The research within the faculty covers large parts of the field of Medicine, from the tiny details of microbes to disease patterns and risk factors in the entire population.
Medical research in Umeå has a strong tradition within genetics, molecular biology and neurology. There is also expertise here about rare northern Swedish illnesses as well as the difficult to treat more rare illnesses such as ALS.
Successful research is conducted here on diabetes cure and prostate cancer. Global health and Infection biology are strong areas of research, as well as the comprehensive research in ageing. Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine strives to offer infrastructure for world-leading molecular and translational research within life-sciences.
Francesca is driven by a desire to understand the mechanisms of how things function in molecular biology.
The purpose of Anna Överby Wernstedt`s research is finding methods to stop the TBE virus before it spreads.
Olivia is working hard to stop mosquitos and ticks from spreading infectious diseases.
Michael Henein devotes his time to his patients, students and science – and he wouldn’t have it any other way.