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Molecular medicine

Targeting cancer cells without affecting healthy cells
Targeting cancer cells without affecting healthy cells

Francesca Aguilos work lies at the cutting edge of biomedical research and cancer.

Charpentier: "I really miss the atmosphere at Umeå University"
Charpentier: "I really miss the atmosphere at Umeå University"

Words of praise, memories and laughter. Celebrating Umeå's first Nobel laureate via a live web link.

Successful exchange of Ph.D. students, teachers and projects
Successful exchange of Ph.D. students, teachers and projects

There are many positive and colourful outcomes of an Erasmus+ financed exchange program.

The aim is to develop new antibiotics
The aim is to develop new antibiotics

Felipe Cava wants to learn more about the small and complex microbes.

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.

New contaminants due to global warming
New contaminants due to global warming

Due to climate change, known and unknown infectious diseases lie in wait, and communities must be prepared.

Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB)
Biomedical research on experimental animals at Umeå University is organized within Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB).
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

Breakthrough on diarrhea virus opens up for new vaccines
Breakthrough on diarrhea virus opens up for new vaccines

Mapping a virus that causes mortal diarrhea can provide opportunity for new ways of treating COVID-19.

New research challenges model for diabetes research
New research challenges model for diabetes research

A new study may significantly influence studies using a common diabetes research model.

Templating S100A9 amyloids on Aβ fibrillar surfaces revealed
Templating S100A9 amyloids on Aβ fibrillar surfaces revealed

A research team has provided the mechanistic insight into protein co-aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease.

A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found
A new brick in the wall: bacterial cell wall intermediate found

Intermediate of the peptidoglycan recycling pathway that can modulate synthesis and structure of cell wall.

Bacteria use small molecules to slam the brakes on their own growth
Bacteria use small molecules to slam the brakes on their own growth

A regulatory system of toxin and antitoxin proteins in bacteria can be a defense system against viral attack.

Development of a new tularemia vaccine
Duration 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2025
Type of project Research project
Prostate cancer therapy for COVID-19
Duration 8 June 2020 until 31 May 2022
Type of project Research project
Artificial intelligence in oncology: European REVERT
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2023
Type of project Research project
Mosquito-borne zoonosis in animals and humans
Research area: Molecular medicine
Duration 1 January 2015 until 31 December 2017
Type of project Research project
Andreas Hörnblad
Gene regulatory mechanisms in obesity-associated liver cancer and development
Research area: Molecular medicine
Björn Schröder lab
Gut microbiota and intestinal mucosal barrier function
Changchun Chen
Oxygen sensing
Research area: Molecular medicine
Helena Edlund
Type 2 diabetes and β-cell function
Research area: Molecular medicine
Jonas von Hofsten-research group
Muscle development and regeneration.
Research area: Molecular medicine
Kristoffer Sahlholm-research group
Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow: Neuroscience Dopamine receptor pharmacology and function
Research area: Molecular medicine
Laboratory of Neurodegeneration and Repair
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder where a progressive loss of dopamine neurons occurs in the substantia nigra of ventral...
Leif Carlsson
The role of the LIM-homeobox gene Lhx2 in stem cell function, organ development and disease
Research area: Molecular medicine
Lena Gunhaga
Early development of the nervous system
Research area: Molecular medicine
Linda Sandblad
use electron microscopy methods to study cytoskeleton structure, assembly and spatial organization in cells and bacteria
Patrik Danielson-research group
Lab of Professor Patrik Danielson and Associate Professor Ludvig Backman and co-workers.
Per Stål-research group
Our group is dedicated to translational research on healthy and pathological skeletal and cardiac muscles. The research areas cover studies of musc...
Sara Wilson-research group
The goal of the laboratory is to examine the growth, assembly and connectivity of the nervous system during normal development and in disease...
Research area: Molecular medicine