Departments and Centres

The faculty departments are the basic units for education and research in one or several related areas. The department is the primary work place, not just for students, teachers and researchers, but also for other personnel such as secretaries, janitors, technicians and instrument makers.

There are also a few Research Centres within the faculty. Some of them are also connected to the Faculty of Science and Technology. These centres are focused on research and not directly related to undergraduate education.


Clinical MicrobiologyBiomedical Laboratory Science, Clinical Bacteriology, Clinical Immunology, Immunology/Immunchemistry, Infectious Diseases, Virology
Head: Anders Sjöstedt

Clinical SciencesChild and Adolescence Psychiatry, Medical Psychology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy
Head: Anders Behndig, Professor

Community Medicine and RehabilitationForensic Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports Medicine
Head: Ann Sörlin, Professor

Integrative Medical BiologyAnatomy, Histology and Cell Biology, Physiology
Head: Karl-Gunnar Westberg, Associate professor

Medical BiosciencesClinical Chemistry, Medical Clinical Genetics, Pathology, Physiological chemistry
Head: Magnus Hultdin, Senior lecturer

Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics Head: Andrei Chabes, Ass. Professor

Molecular BiologyCell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Tumour Biology
Head: Anna Berghard, Professor

NursingHead: Britt-Marie Lindgren, Associate professor

OdontologyHead: Anders Wänman, Professor

Pharmacology and Clinical NeuroscienceClinical Neurophysiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pharmacology
Head: Stig Jacobsson, Ass. Professor

Public Health and Clinical MedicineDermatology and Venerology, Environmental Medicine, Epidemiology, Family Medicine, Medicine, Nutritional Research, Occupational Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Reumatology
Head: Ulf Näslund, Professor

Radiation SciencesDiagnostic Radiology, Oncology, Radiation Physics
Head: Tufve Nyholm, Professor

Surgical and Perioperative SciencesAnaesthesiology, Clinical Physiology, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Urology and Andrology
Head: Christina Ljungberg, Professor

Research Centres

Department of Biobank Research (EBF)Coordinator: Kjell Grankvist, Professor

UFBI - Umeå centre for Functional Brain ImagingHeadLars Nyberg, Professor

Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB)Coordinator: Leif Carlsson, Professor

UCMM - Umeå Centre for Molecular MedicineHead: Simon Tuck, Professor

The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, MIMS - Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine
Coordinator: Bernt Eric Uhlin, Professor

Umeå Centre for Microbial Research, UCMR - VR Linnaeus Centre
CoordinatorBernt Eric Uhlin, Professor

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM)Coordinator: Tommy Olsson, Professor

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