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About WCMM

The Steering Committee, Director and Co-Director of the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine are appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University. WCMM is an organizational unit within the Faculty of Medicine and is administrated by the Dean´s Office. The Scientific Advisory Board consists of international scientific experts.


Andrei Chabes, professor
Institutionen för medicinsk kemi och biofysik
Telefon: 073-620 54 46
E-post: andrei.chabes@umu.se


Pernilla Wikström, professor
Department of medical biosciences
Phone: 090-785 37 52 
E-mail: pernilla.wikstrom@umu.se

Research coordinator

Mikael Stiernstedt
Department of Integrative Medical Biology
Phone: +46 72-51 66 560
E-mail: mikael.stiernstedt@umu.se



Christina Koppelman, Financial manager
Faculty of Medicine, Deans Office
Telefon: 090-786 52 58
E-post: christina.koppelman@umu.se


Steering Group

Katrine Riklund, Chair,
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Umeå University
Phone: +46 70-397 96 84
Email: katrine.riklund@umu.se

Anna Arnqvist, Vice Chair,
Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Medicine
Phone: +46 90-786 65 39
Email: anna.arnqvist@umu.se

Niklas Arnberg
Professor vid Institutionen för klinisk mikrobiologi
Telefon: 090-785 84 40
E-post: niklas.arnberg@umu.se






Göran K Hansson, professor
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW)
Telephone: 08-673 95 00
E-mail: goran.hansson@kva.se

Per Arvidsson, Platform Director
Drug, Discovery & Development, SciLifeLab; Karolinska Institutet
Phone: +46 90-785 67 31
Email: per.arvidsson@ki.se

Göran Larsson
Director of research and development, Region Västerbotten.
E-mail: goran.larsson@regionvasterbotten.se 

Scientific Advisory Board

The SAB consists of four international scientific experts representing different research areas.

SAB Chair Professor Jonathan Seckl (metabolic disorders including diabetes). 
Centre for Cardiovascular Science, The Queens Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh University, UK. 

Professor Carolina Wählby (artificial intelligence). 
Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden. 

Professor Kristin Austild Tasken (cancer). 
Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway. 

Professor Anders Fjell (neuroscience).
Professor Centre of Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition University of Oslo. 

Latest update: 2022-12-08