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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.

Meet researchers at the Faculty of Medicine

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Building Bridges Through Erasmus+

Umeå University's Erasmus+ Collaboration with Ukrainian and Moldovan Higher Education Institutions.

Jörgen Rutegård uses his experience to make a difference in Africa

Improving healthcare in low-income countries will reduce maternal mortality and complications from surgery.

Climate researcher with an ethical approach

Maria Nilsson is passionate about spreading facts so climate decisions do not threaten human health.

His AI and VR skills is highly valued

Engineer – and future doctor. Karl Nyberg, student representative in the Faculty of Medicine's AI council.

Good communication – A and O in healthcare

Communication is secured as a strong track throughout the entire nursing program.

Beyond the moment - brain research then, now and in the future

At UFBI, the brain and memory are studied through longitudinal studies using MRI and PET.

Network

UFBI

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

Biobank Research

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

Artificial intelligence

Over 50 years' experience of education and research and nearly 100 AI researchers. Learn more.

Arctic Centre

Arctic Centre is a connectivity hub for arctic transdisciplinary research and education.

Latest update: 2022-10-26