News from the Faculty of Medicine

Hassan passed the test

2017-07-04
31-year-old Hassan Baqer was one of the first doctors of medicine educated outside the EU and EEA to pass a new Swedish proficiency test for medical doctors. He has now started his practical service a...

Leading experts in infection research celebrated Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's 100 year anniversary

2017-07-03
More than 300 people participated in the Symposium "Infection Research to Meet Current and Future Challenges", which was held at Aula Nordica on 19 June.

Nasim Sabouri is awarded the 2017 Fernström Prize

2017-06-29
A prize committee at Umeå University’s Faculty of Medicine recently awarded the 2017 Erik K. Fernström Prize to Nasim Sabouri, Group Leader at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Study finds long-term sustained effect of biological psoriasis treatment

2017-06-28
Biological treatment of psoriasis shows a good efficacy in clinical trials. Since most analyses have focused on short-term outcomes of single biological agents, little has been known about long-term o...

Jubilee symposium highlights world-leading infectious disease research

2017-06-26
On 19 June, several of the world's leading scientists in the field of infectious diseases visited Umeå University for a jubilee symposium celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Knut and Alice Wal...

"Hackfest" gathers experts to develop data program that can predict epidemics

2017-06-22
On 20–22 June, international experts on mosquito-borne diseases from WHO and Umeå University and elsewhere met with software developers from Microsoft to further advance early warnings and response sy...

35 million SEK for interdisciplinary research on plant stress responses

2017-06-16
Åsa Strand, Stefan Björklund and Martin Rosvall, all researchers at Umeå University, have been awarded 35 million SEK from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research for a five-year research progra...

Infection challenges attract top-end scientists to Umeå

2017-06-14
On Monday 19 June, world-leading infection researchers visit Umeå to discuss altered spreading patterns of infectious diseases, and antibiotic resistance. The symposium is the second in a series of ju...

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