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Department of Integrative Medical Biology (IMB)


Alireza Salami, assistant professor
Ana Virel, associate professor

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

Anders Lundquist, other position

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, associate professor
André Lundgren, doctoral student (absent)

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

Andy Wallman, associate professor

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

Anita Dreyer-Perkiömäki, human resources administrator

HR responsible.

Anushree Tripathi, senior research engineer
Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, other position

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging

Chengjuan Qu, other position

Senior researcher Chengjuan Qu

Chloe Williams, doctoral student
Christopher Fowler, professor

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 Säfström, assistant professor, resident physician

Assistant professor in physiology, resident physician in diagnostic radiology.

Elin Larsson, senior research engineer
Elise Koch, doctoral student
Ewa Jarocka, senior research engineer
Fahad Sultan, associate professor
Farhan Khalid Shah, senior research assistant

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, research student

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

Frida Olofsson, financial administrator (absent)
George Samrani, postdoctoral fellow
Greger Orädd, other position

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, associate professor
Gustav Andersson, assistant professor, resident physician
Göran Dahlgren, IT systems administrator
Hanna Nord, senior research engineer
Hudson Pace, senior research engineer
Jarkko Johansson, postdoctoral position
Jessica Karlsson, associate professor (absent)
Jingxia Liu, senior research engineer
Johan Eriksson, associate professor
Johan Zakrisson, senior research engineer
Jonas Kindstedt, doctoral student
Jonas von Hofsten, associate professor

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

Jonathan Wiklund, financial administrator
Juha Piltti, doctoral student
Jörn Schneede, adjunct associate professor
Kamil Antos, system developer (absent)
Kang-Cheng Liu, postdoctoral fellow
Karolina Kauppi, research fellow

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

Kristin Nordin, postdoctoral fellow
Lars Jonasson, senior research assistant

I'm working at UFBI in the Rieckmann lab where I use brain imaging, incl. both PET and MRI, to gain knowledge about aging processes, cognition, and neuroplasticity in humans.

Lars Nyberg, professor

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.

Ludvig Backman, associate professor

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Functional Anatomy

Maria Gustafsson, assistant professor, combined with clinical employment
Maria Sjölander, associate professor

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

Maud Wurmser, postdoctoral position, postdoctoral fellow
Micael Andersson, senior research engineer
Michael Dimitriou, research fellow, associate professor
Michael Druzin, senior research engineer
Mikael Stiernstedt, research engineer

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

Mikko Lammi, professor

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

Mona Svensson, laboratory technician
Nadia Ferry Yassin, study administrator
Nils Dennhag, doctoral student
Nina Karalija, senior research engineer
Olov Nilsson, lecturer (absent), associate professor
Olympia Karampela, postdoctoral fellow
Paolo Lorenzon, senior research engineer, senior research assistant
Paolo Medini, associate professor
Patrik Appelblad, adjunct associate professor
Patrik Danielson, professor, senior consultant (attending) physician

M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Paul Kingham, associate professor
Per Petersson, associate professor
Per Stål, professor

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

Per Utsi, research engineer
Petra Sandberg, postdoctoral position

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

Peyman Kelk, associate professor, senior consultant dentist
Rebecka Wiberg, other position, senior research assistant
Robin Pedersen, doctoral student
Roger Widmark, IT systems administrator
Sara af Bjerkén, assistant professor, resident physician
Sara Pudas, research fellow

My research focuses on cognitive and brain aging.

Sara Wilson, associate professor

Associate professor in physiology, PhD, docent, recognized teacher, Scientific Reports editorial board and national president of SWEDBO. Research on the nervous system during development and disease.

Sofia Mattsson, associate professor

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

Stig Jacobsson, associate professor
Tetiana Gorbach, postdoctoral position
Ulrika Pettersson Kymmer, associate professor, senior consultant (attending) physician
Wai Lok Yau, senior research assistant
Yngve Lindström, senior consultant