Zebrafish research comes together at Uppsala Biomedical Centre
26 september 2023
A state-of-the-art zebrafish facility was recently inaugurated at Uppsala University’s Uppsala Biomedical Centre. It houses around 80,000 zebrafish...
Early treatment of child obesity is effective
20 september 2023
The early treatment of obesity in children is effective in both the short and long term, researchers from Karolinska Institutet report. Paulina Now...
Svante Pääbo named Alumnus of the Year 2023
11 september 2023
He opened up a completely new field of research by sequencing the genome of our long-extinct relatives. For his scientific accomplishment, Svante P...
Difficult decisions led to unequal vaccination rates
08 september 2023
There was a significant difference in the speed with which different groups were vaccinated against COVID-19. One explanation could be that people ...
Innovative blood sampling card ready to leave the lab
07 september 2023
Why is it challenging to detect early signs of diseases, and why does monitoring patient responses to treatment remain a complex task? Researchers ...
Can home tests and mushrooms prevent obesity?
05 september 2023
Is it possible to predict who will have unhealthy obesity and thus prevent diseases? Researchers at Uppsala University are intending to examine tha...
Christel Bergström: "Uppsala's Life science hub is at the highest international level"
05 september 2023
With a virtual intestine and an amped up 3D printer, Christel Bergström is on her way to alter pharmacy as we know it. "We are on an incredibly ins...
Gut bacteria linked to fatty deposits in coronary arteries
12 juli 2023
In a major Swedish study, researchers have discovered a link between the levels of certain bacteria living in the gut and coronary atherosclerotic ...
Björkén Prize goes to Lena Claesson-Welsh and Dan I Andersson
30 juni 2023
Dan I Andersson, Professor of Medical Biology, and Lena Claesson-Welsh, Professor at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, are the ...
Behavioural medicine used to treat chronic pain
28 juni 2023
Chronic pain is a global public health challenge that affects large groups of patients and carries a high cost in terms of both human suffering and...
Stina Syvänen awarded Fernström prize for younger researchers
22 juni 2023
Stina Syvänen, Professor at the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, is awarded the Erik K. Fernström Foundation’s prize for younger, p...
Africa–EU research clusters tackle urgent societal challenges
20 juni 2023
Uppsala University is participating in four new research clusters bringing together universities in Africa and the EU. The research clusters are in...
DNA analysis of environmental samples can secure biodiversity
20 juni 2023
To counteract the current biodiversity crisis, we need more effective monitoring of biodiversity. Can DNA-based analysis of environmental samples b...
New study links contraceptive pills and depression
12 juni 2023
Women who used combined contraceptive pills were at greater risk of developing depression than women who did not, according to a new study from Upp...
Modified lactic acid bacteria provide faster wound healing
09 juni 2023
Complicated, hard-to-heal wounds are a growing medical problem and there are currently only two drugs approved with proven efficacy. In a new study...
Beta blockers may be ineffective following heart attack
08 juni 2023
Beta blocker drugs have formed part of the standard treatment for heart attacks for over 30 years to reduce the risk of new attacks. However, a new...
More researching nurses are needed
08 juni 2023
Nurses who research - how do we get more? This is the theme of a panel discussion during Almedalen Week. “In Sweden, there is a shortage of nurses ...
International conference highlights tuberculosis in the Baltic Sea region
07 juni 2023
Two days in June, researchers and medical professionals from all the Baltic Sea countries gather in Visby at the conference Tuberculosis in the Bal...
Strengthening disaster medical preparedness for specialist nursing students
01 juni 2023
On 28 April, the Department of Surgical Sciences at Uppsala University conducted a successful collaborative exercise together with the medical plat...
Negligent not to warn about ticks
31 maj 2023
He has 10,000 ticks in a freezer and is one of the media’s frequently hired experts on the subject. Professor Thomas Jaenson has dedicated the last...
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