SCAPIS database available for research on heart and lung diseases
22 mars 2021
Over the past five years, more than 30,000 Swedes have undergone extensive health examinations as part of the ongoing Swedish CArdioPulmonary bioIm...
Unmarried people given less intensive treatment
15 mars 2021
Mantle cell lymphoma is a malignant disease in which intensive treatment can prolong life. In a new study, scientists from Uppsala University and o...
Apply for ALF funding for equipment or services 2021
15 mars 2021
The University Medical Board Executive Committee announces ALF funds for the purchase of equipment intended for clinical patient-related research o...
Dogs helping to diagnose COVID-19
11 mars 2021
Uppsala University and Region Uppsala are now starting a research project in collaboration with Hundhjälpen in Uppland and Stock Hundutveckling to ...
Antimicrobial resistance and behaviour change in focus at Uppsala Health Summit
09 mars 2021
Antimicrobial resistance is an urgent global threat to human and animal health. This year’s Uppsala Health Summit, which will take place online on ...
New model can predict how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance
08 mars 2021
Using theoretical models of bacterial metabolism and reproduction, scientists can predict the type of resistance that bacteria will develop when th...
Dried blood spots – simple and efficient sample collection for analyses of protein biomarkers
06 mars 2021
Recent results from Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet demonstrate that self-collected blood in the form of dried blood spots works well ...
Surveying diseases with new technology
02 mars 2021
COVID-19, cardiovascular disease, diabetes... Tove Fall’s speciality is dealing with large amounts of data in advanced genetics, and asking tricky ...
Brain damage can be detected in COVID-19 patients
01 mars 2021
Many COVID-19 patients have neurological symptoms, but routine tests usually do not show any effect on the brain. In a study at Uppsala University,...
Enlight European University Kick-off Week
26 februari 2021
In July 2020, Uppsala University’s application was accepted to become one of nine European universities in the three-year European pilot project ca...
The plague year of 1710 was also a difficult year
24 februari 2021
As historians, it is our job to take a step back and give perspective to our current situation. For anyone looking back, it isn’t hard to find othe...
Beta blockers can repair malformed blood vessels in the brain
23 februari 2021
Propranolol, a drug that is efficacious against infantile haemangiomas (“strawberry naevi”, resembling birthmarks), can also be used to treat cereb...
New biomarkers can lead to breakthrough in diabetes research
18 februari 2021
With the discovery of two new biomarkers, Olof Eriksson, researcher in translational imaging, may lead the way to the scientific breakthrough that ...
Uppsala University is ready for ULLA Summer School 2021
17 februari 2021
July 6-8, the Faculty of Pharmacy will be at the center of European pharmaceutical research when Uppsala University hosts the ULLA Summer School, a...
Drugs in the Environment one of many new freestanding courses at the Faculty of Pharmacy
12 februari 2021
In 2021, the Faculty of Pharmacy is expanding its already wide range of freestanding courses. This year’s news includes Drugs in the Environment, B...
New improved dog reference genome will aid a new generation of investigation
10 februari 2021
Researchers at Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have used new methods for DNA sequencing and annotation to bu...
Higher blood pressure at night may increase Alzheimer’s disease risk
08 februari 2021
Higher blood pressure at night than in daytime may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease in older men. This is suggested by a new study from res...
New clues to how SARS-CoV-2 infects cells
08 februari 2021
The molecular details of how SARS-CoV-2 enters cells and infects them are still not clear. Researchers at Uppsala University have tested the bioinf...
Intensity not paramount for physical training during cancer therapy
03 februari 2021
People receiving treatment for cancer are known to feel better with physical training. But does it make any difference how vigorously they exercise...
Apply for admittance as Excellent Teacher
01 februari 2021
Teaching staff at the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy can now apply for admittance as Excellent Teachers. You are welcome to apply no ...
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