Ulrika Winblad: Health care debate characterised by simplified rhetoric
26 mars 2020
Access and diversity or playground for private providers? Opinions about the Swedish welfare model divide along political lines. But what are the f...
Apply for SEK 650,000 from the P. O. Zetterling Foundation
25 mars 2020
The P. O. Zetterling Foundation announce a SEK 650,000 grant with the aim of promoting the medical sciences. We look forward to your application by...
The Wallenberg Foundations donate SEK 50 million for corona testing
23 mars 2020
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation have decided to immediately allocate SEK 50 million to Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University.
Funding available for collaboration projects between Uppsala University and SLU
19 mars 2020
Funding is available for two collaboration projects, one hosted by a Medicine and Pharmacy department at UU, and one at a department in the Faculty...
Alterations in cellular degradation hubs can lead to cancer
17 mars 2020
Cancer cells grow and divide in an uncontrolled manner. A new study from Uppsala University now shows how alterations in a cell’s degradation hubs,...
Donation provides support for Parkinson’s research
13 mars 2020
A donation in the form of a bequest will provide a welcome contribution to research on Parkinson’s disease at Uppsala University. One of the resear...
Careless cancer cells may be susceptible to future drugs
11 mars 2020
Could the ability of cancer cells to quickly alter their genome be used as a weapon against malignant tumours? Researchers at Uppsala University ha...
“Relatives need more support”
10 mars 2020
How can we help parents of children suffering from cancer manage their depression and worries? And how can those suffering from dementia and their ...
Major Grant to Study Aggressive Intestinal Bacteria
10 mars 2020
What happens when aggressive intestinal bacteria invade the intestinal mucosa? And are there substances in our normal intestinal flora that can pre...
Lisa Ekselius: But why only women?
08 mars 2020
WoMHeR is Uppsala University’s new centre focusing on treating and preventing women’s mental ill-health. “But why just women?” one may wonder. The ...
Growing knowledge about heart disease
14 februari 2020
Cardiovascular diseases now account for every other death in the western world. Heart attacks are the most common cause of death worldwide and the ...
Big data creates new potential for heart research
12 februari 2020
Uppsala University is investing in a new environment within cardiovascular research based on data from large scale population registries and bioban...
Backing for new cardiac research environment
11 februari 2020
Thanks to a donation from the Ålandic businessman Anders Wiklöf, Uppsala University can invest in a new cardiac research environment based on data ...
Interdisciplinary research on women’s mental health
04 februari 2020
Mental illness is a growing societal problem and women are particularly vulnerable. An interdisciplinary women’s mental health centre – WoMHeR – ha...
AI joins the search for new TB drugs
04 februari 2020
Tuberculosis is once again a major public health threat as the causative bacteria become resistant to antibiotics. Globalisation is also contributi...
The fastest skiers have the lowest blood pressure
29 januari 2020
The quicker someone completes the long distance cross-country ski race Vasaloppet, the lower the risk of them developing high blood pressure. This ...
“Lethal” mutation makes tuberculosis bacteria resistant to antibiotic
28 januari 2020
Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis is a common and serious problem globally. In a new article, researchers from Uppsala University describe how tube...
Study of patient meetings will contribute to sustainable antibiotic-prescribing practices
27 januari 2020
By studying social and linguistic patterns in doctor-patient meetings, Anna Lindström, professor of language and social interaction, wants to lay t...
EU grant for study of drug uptake in the intestine
10 januari 2020
Christel Bergström, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, has been awarded a prestigious proof-of-concept (PoC) grant from the European Research Co...
Losing a night of sleep may increase blood levels of Alzheimer’s biomarker
09 januari 2020
A preliminary study by researchers at Uppsala University has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had ...