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News from WCMM Lund and WCMM researchers

2019-11-28

Welcome Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Clinical Researcher Karin Tran Lundmark!

We warmly welcome our new clinical researcher Karin Tran Lundmark  who will work with research on Translation of regenerative medicine into advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMP). Tran Lundmark is a Specialist in Pediatrics.

Karin Tran Lundmark


2019-11-27

Darcy Wagner - Congratulations to Your promotion to Associate Professor!

Darcy Wagner, a Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow was recruited to WCMM LU in June 2017. Read more about Wagner´s research at https://portal.research.lu.se/portal/en/persons/darcy-wagner(f5bc7915-12...

Wagner’s research focuses on understanding the role of the extracellular environment for endogenous and exogenous lung tissue regeneration in healthy and diseased lung. In particular, the work focuses on the design and use of biologic and synthetic scaffolds to bioengineer new lung tissue for transplantation.

Darcy Wagner


2019-11-19

Congratulations Vinay Swaminathan and  Gesine Paul-Visse to the 3-year grants From Cancerfonden!

Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow Vinay Swaminathan´s project “Molecular and physical mechanisms of cancer cell migration via Integrin-based focal adhesions” was granted 3 x 800.000 SEK 2020-2022.
Vinay Swaminathan

and Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Clinical Researcher Gesine Paul-Visse´s project ” Targeting pericyte-mediated immunosuppression in Glioblastoma multiforme” was granted 3 x 800.000 SEK 2020-2022 Gesine Paul Visse


2019-11-14

Filipe Pereira - Congratulations to Your promotion to Associate Professor!

Filipe Pereira

Filipe Pereira, a Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow was recruited to WCMM LU in September 2017. Pereira  has during the last two years continued to make excellent scientific achievements, with many high impact scientific publications and he has also together with his collegues established a small biotech company called Asgard Therapeutics. Pereira´s research field is within hematopoietic stem cell biology and more specifically cellular reprogramming and hematopoietic specification. The emergent ability to reprogram any human cell into desired hematopoietic cell-types is opening avenues to the discovery of new therapies for immune and blood diseases. Read more about Pereira´s research


2019-11-14

Congratulations to Promotions to Senior Lecturers - Darcy Wagner and Filipe Pereira

WCMM LU Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellows Darcy Wagner and Filipe Pereira have been promoted to Senior Lecturers. We warmly congratulate them to this great career achievement and excitingly look forward to take part of their future contributions to science and to the Medical faculty, and the WCMM LU. 


2019-11-14

Building a Centre in Regenerative and Translational Medicine!

Particiapnts WCMM Lund retreat august 2019

At the second yearly WCMM LU Retreat, held in Falsterbo, the WCMM Lu Leadership and PIs together planned the establishment, and how to manage and thrive our Centre in Regenerative and Translational Medicine towards world-class. 


2019-11-14

Welcome Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow Agnete Kirkeby!

Agnete Kirkeby

We warmly welcome our new  Fellow Agnete Kirkeby, that will move from Copenhagen University, Denmark.


2019-11-14

Visit by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation!

participants when KAW visited WCMM Lund

In October we were delighted to host representatives from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation (KAW) at a meeting at our Centre. We presented the progress of the Centre and the great scientific achievements and had exciting discussions! We were especially proud of the very professional and interactive session held by our researchers, from PhD students to PIs, highlighting the benefits of belonging to a Centre in Regenerative and Translational Medicine, that puts extensive efforts in educating the new generation of scientists but also the future academic leaders.


2019-10-10

Anja Meissner - Congratulations to Your promotion to Associate Professor!

Image of Anja Meissner

Anja Meissner was the first Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellow Recruited to WCMM LU, and she started in May 2017.  Meissner has during the last two years continued to make great scientific achievements, with excellent scientific publications and her work is an outstanding example of our Centre´s core focus on Regenerative- and translational medicine, but also with high emphasis on interdisciplinary research.  Meissner’s research field is vascular biology, and her research aims to isolate novel therapeutic targets that effectively prevent and most importantly, also reverse complications mediated by cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension.

Read more about Meissner´s research on:
https://portal.research.lu.se/portal/en/persons/anja-meissner(6a464116-a3b7-4cd2-b418-2206a3f2d1b0).html  


2019-09-18

New publication from Martin Magnusson

Selenoprotein P Deficiency and Risk of Mortality and Rehospitalization in Acute Heart Failure

Read the news page about this (in Swedish)


2019-08-09

WCMM at ISN-ASN 2019

WCMM at ISN-ASN 2019

WCMM Research School attending conference ISN-ASN 2019 in Monteral.


2019-07-18

WCMM Molecular Medicine Fellow Niklas Mattsson, a researcher at the faculty of Medicine just published 

  • Determining Clinically meaningful decline in preclinical Alzheimer diseas, Read more >>> (External site, opens in new window)
  • Staging ß-amyloid pathology with amyloid positron emission tomography, Read more >>> (PDF, External link, opens in new window)

2019-04-15

Announcement - one 50% clinical research position within the WCMM, LU

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2018-12-20

Announcement of tenure track position

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2018-12-07

Watch - A code for reprogramming immune sentinels

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2018-12-05

Mechanism for turning skin cells into blood stem cells uncovered

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2018-08-01

Darcy Wagner Receives ERC starting grant

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