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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.

Background
Background

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

Research
Research

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

Targeting cancer cells without affecting healthy cells
Targeting cancer cells without affecting healthy cells

Francesca Aguilos work lies at the cutting edge of biomedical research and cancer.

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.”

Publications
Publications

Publications from WCMM Fellows and WCMM-associated researchers

About WCMM
About WCMM

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

News

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean
Published: 16 Feb, 2021

Dean, Deputy Dean and one Associate Dean appointed at the Faculty of Medicine, for the next term of office.

Breakthrough on diarrhea virus opens up for new vaccines
Published: 11 Jan, 2021

Mapping a virus that causes mortal diarrhea can provide opportunity for new ways of treating COVID-19.

RJ grants funding for research in cognitive decline
Published: 04 Dec, 2020

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond grants funding for research in biomarkers for cognitive decline in aging

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine
Published: 22 Oct, 2020

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Umeå virologist rejoice at Nobel Prize for discovery of Hepatitis C virus
Published: 06 Oct, 2020

Gisa Gerold has researched with one of this year´s Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

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