Rapid testing for antibiotic resistance
17 november 2020
In cases of severe infection, identifying the correct antibiotic – and doing so quickly – can be a matter of life and death. At Uppsala University ...
240 mammals help us understand the human genome
12 november 2020
A large international consortium led by scientists at Uppsala University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has sequenced the genome of 130...
Conferment Ceremony cancelled
10 november 2020
Due to current circumstances, the University Management and the faculties have jointly decided to cancel the Conferment Ceremony on Friday 13 Novem...
Prize-winning innovator focused on immunotherapy
09 november 2020
Over the past decade, more and more biopharmaceuticals have been developed for anti-cancer immunotherapy. Sara Mangsbo is actively contributing to ...
Gene expression changes in the brain of tame domestic rabbits
03 november 2020
Behavioural differences between wild and domestic rabbits are striking as Charles Darwin described in "On the Origin of Species". An international ...
New method for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
02 november 2020
In Alzheimer’s disease, a protein (peptide) forms clumps in the brain and causes sufferers to lose their memory. In a recently published article, a...
New model to provide more accurate predictions in drug treatment
28 oktober 2020
With a new and more accurate computational model for how the drug rosuvastatin (Crestor) is taken up and eliminated in the liver, researchers at Up...
Online support aids in treating depression
27 oktober 2020
An online healthcare programme has proven to improve symptoms of depression in cancer patients. The programme was developed and tested by researche...
All vessels are different – new knowledge on their building blocks can lead to better treatments
22 oktober 2020
Blood and lymph vessels in the body’s organs look different depending on their function. In a new project, Lena Claesson-Welsh at Uppsala Universit...
New facility takes up the chase for doped athletes and future drugs
21 oktober 2020
Using a home-grown filamentous fungus, Mikael Hedeland, professor of analytical pharmaceutical chemistry, managed to expose four medalist guilty of...
Antibody treatment can help slow Alzheimer’s Disease
20 oktober 2020
Alzheimer’s disease makes up about 60 per cent of all cases of dementia. There is still no cure or treatment that can slow the progression of the d...
Self-learning machines take the step into drug discovery
20 oktober 2020
In the winter of 2020, a novel robotised laboratory for cell profiling will open at Uppsala's Biomedical Centre – a high-tech facility ready to del...
CRUSH COVID: new research collaboration
12 oktober 2020
Uppsala University and the Uppsala Region are launching a joint research project aimed at surveying, preventing and reducing the spread of COVID-19...
Numerous health benefits to sauna bathing
09 oktober 2020
Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, dementia and stroke, better sleep, reduced anxiety and relief of aches and pains. There is much to suggest ...
New way to tailor treatment of acute myologic leukaemia
08 oktober 2020
Using biomedical analyses, a new algorithm, and patients’ preferences, researchers in Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Finland and Sweden will spend ...
Nitric oxide a possible treatment for COVID-19
03 oktober 2020
Researchers at Uppsala University have found that an effective way of treating the coronavirus behind the 2003 SARS epidemic also works on the clos...
Two Uppsala researchers receive project grants from KAW
01 oktober 2020
Professors Lena Claesson-Welsh and Leif Andersson have received grants for research projects on the formation of blood and lymphatic vessels and on...
Safer dialysis with personalised assessment
01 oktober 2020
Every third patient with severe kidney failure and receiving dialysis is fluid overloaded after dialysis treatment. Jenny Stenberg has developed a ...
Soluble ligands as drug targets
21 september 2020
Soluble ligands have growing interest as drug targets. A new study by Helgi Schiöth's research group in functional pharmacology at Uppsala Universi...
Interview with Vice-Rector Mats Larhed
18 september 2020
Vice-Rector Mats Larhed talks about who he is, what a vice-rector does and what he wants to do the next three years.