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 ...
Smart algorithm finds possible future treatment for childhood cancer
07 januari 2020
Using a computer algorithm, scientists at Uppsala University have identified a promising new treatment for neuroblastoma. This form of cancer in ch...
Epilepsy drug inhibits brain tumour development
28 november 2019
Medication prescribed for a certain type of epilepsy may offer a new method for treating malignant infantile brain tumours. A specific mTOR inhibit...
Correlation found between loss of chromosome Y and genetic instability
21 november 2019
In an international collaboration, researchers from Uppsala University have shown that loss of chromosome Y in the blood in men can function as an ...
Uppsala researcher gets multimillion-krona grant to develop new cancer treatments
19 november 2019
Hello Magnus Essand, professor of gene therapy and recipient of SEK 13.5 million from the Swedish Cancer Society, to develop new immunotherapies fo...
What is consciousness?
06 november 2019
What does it mean to be ‘aware’, and how is our consciousness connected to the physical brain? A recent thesis from Uppsala University explores the...
No higher cancer risk from hip prostheses
05 november 2019
Discussion is under way in the EU on classifying cobalt, which is included in orthopaedic implants, as a potential carcinogen. A group of researche...
How variable are the molecules of life?
03 november 2019
How variable are gene transcripts and proteins, the molecules of life, across the tissues and organs of the human body? Furthermore, how variable a...
Welcome to 2019 inaugural lectures and the inauguration of professors ceremony
01 november 2019
On 15 November more than 20 new professors will be inaugurated at Uppsala University at a formal ceremony in the Grand Auditorium. Each will descri...
International cooperation to enhance efficient drug development
30 oktober 2019
NeuroDeRisk is a new international consortium in which Uppsala University, together with 17 partner organisations, will develop tools for better pr...
In-depth knowledge of body’s signalling system may lead to greater drug efficacy
25 oktober 2019
Researchers are investigating, at molecular level, how the human body has evolved to recognise various signalling substances. Their hope is to be a...
Study may offer new brain-tumour treatment
25 oktober 2019
Malignant gliomas are common brain tumours for which no curative treatment yet exists. Now, in a multidisciplinary collaboration, Anna Dimberg’s re...
New Honorary Doctors Appointed at Uppsala University
21 oktober 2019
The nine faculties at Uppsala University have decided on who they wish to appoint as honorary doctors this academic year. The new honorary doctors ...
Dog-owning heart attack patients live longer
10 oktober 2019
Scientists at Uppsala University have investigated whether dog owners survive a heart attack or stroke more often than other people. The results sh...
Uppsala researcher seeking genetic explanation for Viking disease
03 oktober 2019
Hi, Stephan Wilbrand, chief physician and researcher in the Department of Surgical Sciences, which is participating this autumn in a new internatio...
Alzheimer’s researcher receives six million from Hjärnfonden
25 september 2019
Charitable foundation Hjärnfonden has been willed SEK 70 million to conduct Alzheimer’s research. Six promising research projects will now share SE...
Mechanism for the formation of new blood vessels discovered
24 september 2019
Researchers from Uppsala University have revealed for the first time a mechanism for how new blood vessels are formed and have shown the importance...
Does dietary red and processed meat intake associate with type 2 diabetes risk?
12 september 2019
Shafqat Ahmad, researcher at Uppsala University, will receive the Rising Star Award during the European diabetes conference EASD in Barcelona start...