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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.
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War, poverty and natural disasters. The major global challenges require human input. Meet Ellinor Ädelroth, professor emertia, who have gone out into the world and made a difference – and who has been based at Umeå University.
Emmanuelle Charpentier, group leader at MIMS and guest professor at Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, Umeå University, is one of the awardees of the Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 2014. The award is presented by the biotechnology and healthcare company Johnson & Johnson and is endo...
Nawi Ng wins the 2014 award of shipowner Erik K. Fernström’s prize, dedicated to "younger and particularly promising scientists".
Depression is almost twice as common, and poor quality of life almost five times as common, in people with bipolar disorder who have elevated or low levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood. Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, report this in a study published in the journal PLOS ONE.
By measuring how synchronised the heart chambers work together, it is possible to identify which patients with heart failure who benefit from pacemaker therapy, and which ones who do not. This is presented in a thesis to be defended by Gani Bajraktari on 10 June at Umeå University.
A researcher who investigates the significance of gender, ethnicity and socio-economics on human health and a politician, a former cabinet minister and governor, who played an important role in the development of Umeå University and University Hospital of Umeå, have been named the 2014 honorary doct...
During 2013, there were more than one million downloads of articles, dissertations, reports and theses from Umeå University's institutional repository for research publications and student theses (DIVA). This is a 27 per cent increase from 2012. It is noteworthy that two-thirds of the downloads were...
From 12 May, please submit your supporting documents to University Admissions in Sweden to their new mailing address. Mail will be forwarded from our old address in Stroemsund to Frösön for the next two years, so there is no need to worry.
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