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Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine

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.


WCMM is part of a national effort to strengthen excellent life science research in molecular life sciences


Young WCMM group leaders conduct research in molecular medicine - from laboratory to the clinic

About WCMM
About WCMM

Organization including contact info for directors, coordinator, controller, steering committee and SAB


Publications from WCMM Fellows and WCMM-associated researchers


NMMP funding for collaboration projects with SciLifeLab
Published: 03 Jul, 2020

A minor grant opens the door for national collaboration between young group leaders at WCMM and SciLifeLab.

Medicine against prostate cancer in new COVID-19 study
Published: 15 Jul, 2020

Researchers will investigate if a medicine for prostate cancer also can have effect on COVID-19.

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.

21 million SEK to WCMM researchers for clinical research
Published: 13 Dec, 2019

VR and the ALF Committee awards WCMM researchers at Region Västerbotten and Umeå University

Two WCMM Fellows receive SEK 8 million for cancer research
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

VR and Cancerfonden awards research funding to Silvia Remeseiro and Francesca Aguilo