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WCMM Newsletter December 2017


WCMM  Newsletter

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine
Lund University

Dear all,
This is the last Newsletter for this year. In this Letter we begin with a new topic “WCMM Researcher Calendar”, including all WCMM-related activities. Please, note the cancelled seminar in January and changed date for the Seminar in February (from 7 to 6). Please, below find the latest news.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
Best wishes from the WCMM working group,
Freddy, Anders, Fredrik, Ulrica, Andrea and Julia

Welcome! New WCMM clinical researcher


In January 2018 we warmly Welcome our new WCMM clinical researcher Sandra Lindstedt Ingemansson, for the position in the respiratory system. Read about Sandra’s research at

Welcome! New post-docs and PhD students


IBEN LUNDGAARD´s group: Roberta Battistella has started as a PhD student and Chiara Pavan as a visiting student.

New publications



Benson MD, Yang Q, Ngo D, Zhu Y, Shen D, Farrell LA, Sinha S, Keyes MJ, Vasan RS, Larson MG, Smith JG, Wang TJ, Gerszten RE. The Genetic Architecture of the Cardiovascular Risk Proteome. Circulation. 2017 Dec 19. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029536. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029536.

Sukma Dewi I, Gidlöf O, Hollander Z, Lam KK, Benson MD, Braun OO, Nilsson J, Tebbutt SJ, Ng RT, Öhman J, McManus BM, Smith JG. Immunological Serum Protein Profiles for Noninvasive Detection of Acute Cellular Rejection After Heart Transplantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Dec 12;70(23):2946-2947. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.10.012.


Please, also read about these studies at (only in Swedish):

New items in the LU BOX on Administrative tools


In the folder ”General information\Admin systems info” in the LU BOX you will find from our latest WCMM Seminar on administration, the ppt Andrea Nord presented as well as related documents.

WCMM Affiliation and Acknowledgements


Please, all WCMM-associated PIs (preclinical- and clinical) use the following guideline for WCMM-affiliation and acknowledgements to KAW:
John Doe a,b
a = Departmental address or Clinic address
b = Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine, Lund University

Acknowledgements: The Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation is acknowledged for generous support.

REMINDER: Registration, Abstract – and Research Profile submission to NMMP Stockholm March 2018


We hope to see the majority of you at the first Yearly Symposium held in Stockholm March 14-15 in the National Molecular Medicine Program!! Please, if you have not registered and submitted your abstract and research profile yet, this is a kind reminder,

For travel arrangements, please contact Andrea Nord (Andrea [dot] Nord [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se). Thank you! Note also that the WCMM will cover all of the travel costs when you travel to the NMMP and other WCMM related activities.

Welcome to Yearly Event at WCMTM in Gothenburg February 1st 2018


Welcome to Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine Yearly Event February 1st. Registration is open

WCMM Researcher Calendar 2018


February 1
Yearly Event WCMTM GU.

February 6
WCMM LU Seminar ”Research funding”, afternoon ~13-16, Research Service at LU is invited.

February 15
Start-up Seminar Mentor program, 08.30- 13.30, Pufendorf Inst in Lund. Invitation will be sent in January.

March 14-15
NMMP Yearly Symposia, Stockholm, full days.

April 18
WCMM LU Seminar “Theme TBD”, arranged together with MiL, 13.00-16.30.

June 7
Seminar Mentor Program, 08.30-13.30, Pufendorf Inst in Lund.

November 22
End of Mentor program, 08.30-13.30, Pufendorf Inst in Lund.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
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Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine
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Phone: 046-222 00 00 (switchboard)