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Published: 2019-09-13

New Director and steering group at WCMM

NEWS Lars Nyberg, the Department of Radiation sciences and the Department of Integrative medical sciences, is new Director at WCMM at Umeå University.

Text: Maria Israelsson Nordström

The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine is as of July 1st 2019 organizationally placed as a centre at the Faculty of Medicine and is administered by the Deans Office. WCMM´s new Director is Lars Nyberg. Tommy Olsson, previous Director, is Co-Director in the new leadership.

Anna Arnqvist, Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Medicine and Per Arvidsson, Director at the Science for Life Laboratory platform Drug, Discovery & Development are new members of the steering group.


Steering group Chair

Katrine Riklund, Pro-Vice-Chancellor


Anna Arnqvist, Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Medicine

Clas Ahlm, Director of Research and Education, Region Västerbotten

Helena Edlund, professor UCMM

Lars Björck, professor, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW)

Per Arvidsson, docent, Director Drug Discovery & Development, Science for Life Laboratory

Lars Nyberg, Director WCMM

Co-opted members

Tommy Olsson, Co-Director WCMM

Maria Israelsson Nordström, research coordinator WCMM

Read more about WCMM at Umeå University