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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

A challenge to find the solution to pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer can resist most existing treatments and the five-year survival rate is low.

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

“Despite decades of research, we still don’t know exactly what causes the disease.”


Publications from WCMM Fellows and WCMM-associated researchers

About WCMM

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


Movements in proteins provide clues to antibiotic resistance
Published: 2022-11-10

Movements in proteins involved in DNA replication provide clues to our understanding of antibiotic resistance

Research shows how poliovirus takes over cells from within
Published: 2022-10-12

Researchers can now show how poliovirus takes over and tricks a cell into producing new virus particles.

Four days of science in beautiful scenery
Published: 2022-07-06

Four days of science in beautiful scenery with NMMPs summer school.

New finding on pluripotency for embryonic stem cell
Published: 2022-02-02

WCMM and SciLifeLab researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in mouse embryonic stem cell pluripotency.

Prostate cancer medicine not a cure for COVID-19
Published: 2021-12-17

A medicine that blocks testosterone does not stop COVID-19, as researchers previously had hoped.