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Department of Integrative Medical Biology (IMB)


Alireza Salami
Ana Virel

My research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of dopamine degeneration.

Anders Bäckström
Anders Lundquist

I'm senior lecturer at the Department of Statistics most of the time, for the remaining part i work as statistician at UFBI.

Anders Öhman
André Lundgren

Working in the group of neural repair and cellular therapy, focusing on visualizing damaged peripheral nerves using DTI and OPT. 

Andy Wallman

Teach courses within the pharmacy programs and do research in pharmacy practice.

Anita Dreyer-Perkiömäki

HR responsible.

Ankita Shukla
Anna Rieckmann
Anushree Tripathi
Carl-Johan Boraxbekk

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging

Carola Hjälten
Chengjuan Qu

Senior researcher Chengjuan Qu

Christopher Fowler

N-Acylethanolamines (NAE) are a family of lipids found in the body. Our research concerns whether NAE turnover is dysfunctional in illness, and whether it can be targeted for drug development

Daniel Marcellino
Daniel Säfström

Assistant professor in physiology, resident physician in diagnostic radiology.

Elin Larsson
Elise Koch
Eva Rodriguez Marquez
Eva Sönnerstam
Ewa Jarocka
Fahad Sultan
Farhan Khalid Shah

My research focuses on neuromuscular damage by vibrations due to snoring or occupational use of instruments along with factors enhancing healing process. We utilize human biopsies and cultured cells.

I am a professor with two main resarch tracks: the extraocular muscles and aniridia-related keratopathy. Research is my passion and the reason I came to Sweden from Portugal 30 years ago. 

Filip Grill

Working with MRI and PET brain imaging, as well as data from the Human Connectome Project. Especially interessted in the dopamine system.

Frida Olofsson
George Samrani
Greger Orädd

I'm working with physics-related aspects of nuclear magnetic resonance, quality control and data processing of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.

Gunnar Tiger
Gustav Andersson
Göran Dahlgren
Hanna Nord
Helena Norberg

My research focuses on medication adherence, clinical pharmacists role in health care and how new therapies can be introduced more systematically. I teach within the pharmacy programs.

Hudson Pace
Jarkko Johansson
Jessica Karlsson
Jingxia Liu
Johan Eriksson
Jonas Kindstedt
Jonas von Hofsten

Studies muscle cells - in the subject areas of embryonic development, regeneration and cancer.

Juha Piltti
Jörn Schneede
Kamil Antos
Kang-Cheng Liu
Karolina Kauppi

I study biological mechanisms of cognitive impairments in aging and neuropsychiatric diseases

Kathrine Nylund
Lars Nyberg

Lars Nyberg serves as Professor of Neuroscience and director of Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging (UFBI). He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Lars Stiernman
Ludvig Backman

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Functional Anatomy

Maria Gustafsson
Maria Sjölander

Teaches scientific evaluation of medicines, mainly in the pharmacy programs. 
Research on the use of medicine and the effects of medicine use in populations.

Martin Bäckström
Maud Wurmser
Micael Andersson
Michael Druzin
Mikael Stiernstedt

I am the lab manager at UFBI as well as project assistant for the Betula project.

Mikko Lammi

Investigations on cartilage tissue engineering and endemic osteochondropathy, Kashin-Beck disease

Mona Svensson
Nadia Ferry Yassin
Nils Dennhag
Nina Karalija
Olov Nilsson
Olympia Karampela
Paolo Medini
Patrik Appelblad
Patrik Danielson

M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Paul Kingham
Per Petersson
Per Stål

Per Stål is professor in anatomy. His research is focused on cellular and molecular changes in healthy and diseased muscles and nerves.

Per Utsi
Petra Sandberg

My main research area is mnemonic training across the lifespan. I am also involved in projects regarding human olfaction.

Peyman Kelk
Pia Seidel
Rebecka Wiberg
Robin Pedersen
Roger Widmark
Roine El-Habta
Sara af Bjerkén
Sara Pudas

My research focuses on cognitive and brain aging.

Sara Stillesjö
Sara Wilson

Associate professor, PhD, docent, recognized teacher, Scientific Reports editorial board and nordic board for develpmental biology. Research on the nervous system during development and disease.

Sofia Mattsson

I teach courses within the pharmacy programs and conduct research within drug formulation and drug delivery.

Tetiana Gorbach
Tomas Mediavilla
Ulrika Pettersson Kymmer
Vijay Kumar Kuna
Viktor Burström
Wai Lok Yau
Yngve Lindström