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"Imaging Diabetes" - 3D molecular imaging of β-cell mass and function

Research group In our research we combine new techniques for biomedical imaging with classic cell- and molecular biology approaches to study mechanisms underlying pancreas development and diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

Our research

More about grp Ulf Ahlgrens ongoing research.


Selected publications from grp Ulf Ahlgren

Our research group

Ulf Ahlgrens research group


Insulin producing islets of Langerhans in the human pancreas (red), visualized by light sheet fluouesence microscopy.

Head of research


Participating departments and units at Umeå University

Department of Medical and Translational Biology, Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM)

Research area

Molecular medicine

External funding

Diabetes Wellness Sverige, Barndiabetesfonden, Swedish Research Council, Novo Nordisk foundation, The Kempe Foundation

External funding

Latest update: 2023-02-13