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WCMM newsletter November 2017


WCMM  Newsletter

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine
Lund University

Grants received – Congratulations to:


ANJA MEISSNER, who received 800 tKr/year (2018-2020) from the Swedish Research Council (VR-M) for the project “The communication between Sphingosine-1-phosphate signaling and the Renin-Angiotensin System during hypertension: a bearer of therapeutic significance in blood pressure regulation and Target Organ Damage?”.

FILIPE PEREIRA, who received 800 tKr/year (2018-2020) for the project “Generating Dendritic Cells by Direct Reprogramming”.

GUSTAV SMITH, who received 1.2MKr/year (2018-2021) for the project ”Translationella studier av sjukdom i hjärtmuskel och klaffar”.

Welcome!!! New post-docs and PhD students


ANJA MEISSNER´s group: post-doc Nicholas Don-Doncow.
DARCY WAGNER´s group: post-doc Deniz Bölükbas and PhD student Martina de Santis.
FILIPE PEREIRA´s group: PhD students Rita Alves and Gabriela Ferreira.
GESINE PAUL-VISSE´s group: post-doc Behnam Vafadari.

New publications



Li et al, 11C-PE2I and 18F-Dopa PET for Assessing Progression Rate in Parkinson’s: A Longitudinal Study. Mov Disord. 2017 Oct 30. doi: 10.1002/mds.27183.
Please, find pdf attached.

NMMP meeting March 14 - 15, Stockholm


We very much look forward to the national meeting in Stockholm in March – A two-day meeting is devoted to young group leaders in Life Science across Sweden. We offer career coaching activities, networking, research infrastructure information and a scientific symposium.
You have received a personal invitation to the meeting and please visit the following site for detailed information: utm_campaign=nyhetsbrev&utm_medium=email&utm_source=apsis

Don’t hesitate to contact Ulrica at ulrica [dot] englund_johansson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se if you have not received the invitation, any questions on registration, writing the research profile etc.

REMINDER - Join us for WCMM Julbord, 19/12 kl 17 @ Grand Hotel!


Don't forget to register to for the WCMM Julbord/Christmas dinner on Tuesday December 19th from 17:00 - 20:00 at Grand Hotel, Bantorget 1 in Lund. Join us first for traditional Swedish glögg and gingersnaps in the lunchroom at BMC D11, kl 16. Afterwards we can walk down to the Grand Hotel together.

If you haven't already registered, please do so at the following link: by Friday December 1st at the latest.

REMINDER - 2nd Annual WCMM Symposium, 7-8/12 in Linköping


If you are planning to attend the 2nd annual WCMM Symposium on December 7th - 8th in Linköping The program covers the following areas:
  • Protein Structure and Protein Pharma
  • Bioelectronics, biosensors, organ-on-a-chip
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Imaging
For travel arrangements, please contact Andrea Nord (Andrea [dot] Nord [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se). Those who have already made arrangements have chosen the following:
Train 7/12 from Lund C kl 08:17 (or 09:17) arriving at Linköping C kl 10:58 (or 11:58)
Train 8/12 from Linköping C kl 15:59 arriving at Lund C kl 18:31
Hotel - Elite Stora Hotellet Linköping
Please let Andrea know if you would like the same travel and hotel as above. Thank you!


Wish you all a nice weekend!
Page Manager:

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine
Klinikgatan 32
221 84 Lund
Phone: 046-222 00 00 (switchboard)