Major efforts in diagnostics and research on the Coronavirus
09 april 2020
SciLifeLab now takes a holistic approach to life science efforts in the ongoing corona pandemic. In order to achieve progress rapidly, promising re...
New technology reveals the inner secrets of the ear
08 april 2020
What does it actually look like deep inside our ears? This is has been very difficult to study as the inner ear is protected by the hardest bone in...
"Ten years with positive parenting in Uppsala"
07 april 2020
‘Being a parent is not always easy – with Triple P, you can strengthen your parenting skills’. That’s what the advertisements say at the preschool ...
Antibiotics masquerading as a natural compound in flower
03 april 2020
A previous study has shown that a type of squill growing in Madeira produces a chemical compound that may be useful as a medicinal drug. But a new ...
Mats Larhed and Eva Tiensuu Janson nominated as Vice-Rector and Deputy Vice-Rector
03 april 2020
On 1 April 2020 the Electoral Assembly at the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy decided to nominate Professor Mats Larhed as Vice-Rector...
What happens at the university library right now?
30 mars 2020
At present, all libraries are open, but with other opening- and staffed hours. Ask the library is open as usual, 9-18 Monday-Friday.
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...