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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

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

Research

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

Publications from WCMM Fellows and WCMM-associated researchers

About WCMM

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

News

MIMS highlights World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021
Published: 18 Nov, 2021

Today, World Antimicrobial Awareness Week kicks off and MIMS launches a series of articles.

AI-council of the Medical faculty invites to AI-Day September 10!
Published: 30 Aug, 2021

The AI-council works in order to strengthen the faculty before a future when AI will play a crucial role.

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

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