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Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine, one of the four faculties of Umeå University (Its name was changed from "Faculty of Medicine and Odontology" in April 2004). Our faculty is an organization for education and research in the fields of medicine, odontology and health care. We have 13 departments and about 3 400 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate students. We have about 1 200 employees, 45 % of them are teachers/researchers.
Every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a consequence of diabetic foot ulcer that does not heal. To date, medical solutions that can change this situation are very limited. In his doctoral thesis Yue Shen from the Industrial Doctoral School and the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics at Um...
Men often suffer from more severe cases of psoriasis than women, which may explain why the cost of care for men is higher. This is the conclusion of researchers at Umeå University in a new study.
With the help of a warning system which measures the risk of dengue incidence using precipitation and air temperature, it is possible to forecast the outbreak of dengue fever up to 16 weeks in advance. This is what Yien Ling Hii concludes in the dissertation she is defending at Umeå University on 3 ...
Under the theme of Space for Learning, both a research and a development project are being carried out at Umeå University. Work is being done here on future learning environments – which have now been given top priority through the university’s new vision.
Anders Fällström will be the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Umeå University. He will assume the post on 1 July 2013 and will also act as the surrogate for Vice-Chancellor Lena Gustafsson.
The results of the application process for master's level studies scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year have now been published.
A new study which was performed jointly at Umeå University and the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, discovered that bacteria can degrade the cell membrane of bacterial competitors with enzymes that do not harm their own membrane. This exciting finding opens the way for the development of ne...
Umeå University has been ranked first in Sweden and third in Europe for student satisfaction according to the International Student Barometer (ISB). The survey was responded by international students from 193 universities throughout the world during the autumn of 2012.
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