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Research

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.

UFBI
UFBI

Umeå center for Functional Brain Imaging, UFBI, is an inter-disciplinary research center where imaging techniq.

Biobank Research
Biobank Research

Biobank Research provides data management for research in approximately 50 sample collections.

Arcum
Arcum

Medicinska forskare knutna till Arcum, Arktiskt centrum, som presenterar den rika och tvärvetenskapliga arktis.

Researcher portraits

A better balance
A better balance

Francesca is driven by a desire to understand the mechanisms of how things function in molecular biology.

Aiming to outsmart the TBE virus
Aiming to outsmart the TBE virus

The purpose of Anna Överby Wernstedt`s research is finding methods to stop the TBE virus before it spreads.

Bitten by the science bug
Bitten by the science bug

Olivia is working hard to stop mosquitos and ticks from spreading infectious diseases.

King of hearts
King of hearts

Michael Henein devotes his time to his patients, students and science – and he wouldn’t have it any other way.