29 Jun 2022
“I would like to come to a point where we cure even more children that are diagnosed with leukaemia”
The focus of paediatric oncologist Kees-Jan Pronk’s research is to find out what happens with the blood system in children that develop leukaemia. The other focus of his research i...
22 Jun 2022
‘I believe that validated PET-imaging biomarkers could transform the future clinical cancer care’
The focus of senior consultant Elin Trägårdh’s research is diagnostic nuclear medicine – in particular a modality called PET/CT. It is used mainly for evaluation of patients with c...
20 Jun 2022
Camila Vazquez Echegaray Awarded a MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) fund excellent research and innovation. This March, the MSCA awarded €242m to the 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowships applicants – among them, a...
20 Jun 2022
A new WCMM doctor!
Nicholas Bèchet successfully defended his thesis on June 17, 2022. This makes him the first PhD to graduate from the Lundgaard lab. Congratulations to both Dr. Bèchet and Iben Lun...
20 Jun 2022
Half-time review in the Diabetes and Brain Function Lab!
On May 19th 2022, João Vieira, PhD student at João Duarte's lab successfully passed his half-time review. His main supervisor is João Duarte and his co-supervisor is Martin Magnuss...
15 Jun 2022
’The need for better therapeutic options for brain cancers is very big’
The focus of oncologist Anders Wittrup’s research is so called RNA therapeutics and how it can be developed into cancer therapies. “We have a special focus on brain cancers for whi...
8 Jun 2022
‘It's every researcher's dream to find new treatments for diseases’
The focus of cardiologist Martin Magnusson’s research is epidemiological clinical heart failure as well as diabetes and cardiovascular studies. “We use large population-based and p...
1 Jun 2022
‘We hope to find a neuroprotective treatment that can slow down the disease progression’
Neurologist Gesine Paul-Visse's research focus is on discovering, developing and implementing new therapies for neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and stroke. “I am ...
30 May 2022
‘Already now, we are producing patient-specific implants that shorten the surgical time’
The focus of medical engineer Einar Heiberg’s research is on empowering physicians with patient-specific 3D models to help each patient. “The vision that I have is that for complex...
18 May 2022
’I hope that my research will lead to more knowledge about bacteria in cystic fibrosis’
Lisa Påhlman, a specialist in infectious diseases, has a main research focus on airway infections in cystic fibrosis – a genetic disease that affects many organs of the body, perha...
11 May 2022
‘The children always ask: Why did I get this?’
Rheumatologist Robin Kahn’s focus in research is children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Together with his research team, he is trying to find the answers to two questions: wh...
4 May 2022
‘By understanding more we can identify new therapies for complications due to type 2 diabetes’
Cardiologist Andreas Edsfeldt’s focus in research is to understand the underlying biology in type 2 diabetes associated with certain complications, such as myocardial infarction an...
3 May 2022
‘I hope that I will be able to tell my patients that we have a curative therapy’
Paediatric cardiologist Karin Tran Lundmark treats patients with pulmonary hypertension, a condition that means high blood pressure in the lung. Karin Tran Lundmark’s research is f...
3 May 2022
‘My vision is that no patients should die waiting for an organ transplant’
The focus of cardiothoracic surgeon Sandra Lindstedt and her research team is lung transplantation. “Today, we can only use 20 percent of the donor lungs. What if we could recondit...
24 Feb 2022
Does the food we eat have an impact on our brain?
The WCMM researcher Joao Duarte and his team strive to understand how a diet rich on fat and sugar impacts memory functions in relation to obesity and type 2 diabetes. Their new st...
13 Dec 2021
Patient specific 3D-printed skull implants
As part of a larger study, a first successful operation using 3D printed cranioplasty implant has been done at Skåne university hospital. The Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Clinical...
12 Nov 2021
Asgard Therapeutics raises EUR 6M in Seed Financing to exploit direct in vivo reprogramming
12 Nov 2021
WCMM Research School External Speaker Seminar
1 Oct 2021
Kick-off for WCMM Research School 2021-2022!
22 Sep 2021
Andreas Edsfeldt receives a translational award for studies on diabetes and the risk of cardiovascular diseases