The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) conducts research in cancer, infection biology, neuroscience and metabolic disorders including diabetes. WCMM at UmU is part of a nationwide effort to strengthen molecular life science in an initiative by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.
The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.
Gisa Gerold has researched with one of this year´s Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.
A minor grant opens the door for national collaboration between young group leaders at WCMM and SciLifeLab.
Researchers will investigate if a medicine for prostate cancer also can have effect on COVID-19.
The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.