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Glaucoma – the silent thief of sight
Glaucoma – the silent thief of sight

“Despite decades of research, we still don’t know exactly what causes the disease.”

Umeå professor Birgitta Evengård part in prestigious commission on Arctic Health
Umeå professor Birgitta Evengård part in prestigious commission on Arctic Health

Read Arcum's interview on how Arctic health issues can be highlighted, and Umu:s unique work with the Arctic.

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.

Hassan passed the test
Hassan passed the test

Hassan Baqer was one of the first to pass the proficiency test for medical doctors at Umeå University.

Clinical Research Center
The Clinical Research Center is a joint resource for Region and University for near-patient clinical studies. The Clinical Research Center may...
Research subject: Clinical medicine
NorthPop
A research infrastructure under construction which includes a biobank and database for children and young adults in Västerbotten
Research subject: Clinical medicine
Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB)
Biomedical research on experimental animals at Umeå University is organized within Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB).
Increased risk of dying from COVID for people with severe mental disorder
Increased risk of dying from COVID for people with severe mental disorder

People with severe mental disorders have a significantly increased risk of dying from COVID-19.

Liquid gel in COVID patients’ lungs makes way for new treatment
Liquid gel in COVID patients’ lungs makes way for new treatment

A finding of the active agent in jelly in covid patients lungs can be key for effective treatment.

Brain takes a beating as arteries age
Brain takes a beating as arteries age

When arteries stiffen with age, the brain receives more load from the heart's beating that can cause damage.

Prostate cancer therapy for COVID-19
Duration 8 June 2020 until 31 May 2022
Type of project Research project
The BRECLIM trial
Research subject: Cancer, Clinical medicine
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2029
Type of project Research project
Training for Awareness Resilience and Action (TARA)
Research subject: Clinical medicine, Neurosciences
Duration 1 September 2019 until 31 December 2022
Type of project Research project
Safety among online sexually victimized adolescents
Duration 20 March 2019
Type of project Research project
What predicts depression in adolescents?
Duration 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2023
Type of project Research project
PRECAL - Prevention of Recurrent Caries with Lactobacilli
Research subject: Clinical medicine, Odontology
Duration 1 May 2017 until 1 June 2020
Type of project Research project
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...