News on drug development
New therapy helps immune system eradicate brain tumours
12 maj 2023
Researchers from Uppsala University have developed a method that helps immune cells exit from blood vessels into the tumour and kill cancer cells. ...
New platform to improve drug development and animal welfare
08 maj 2023
A drive to provide accessible information for more reliable, reproducible and efficient pre-clinical and translational research made Emmi Puuvuori ...
3D printing for patient-tailored care
28 februari 2023
In the future, items such as your medication or a new hip – should you need one – could be printed out using a 3D printer. At U-PRINT, Uppsala Univ...
Start-ups from Uppsala University on inspirational trip to the US
01 februari 2023
Hello there, Frida Henningsson Johnson, business advisor at UU Innovation, who’ll be taking three spin-off companies from Uppsala University to the...
Studying the body’s defence against bacteria’s arsenal
30 januari 2023
What can we learn from studying the behaviour of bacteria in the gut? In Mikael Sellin's lab, scientists have grown intestines and managed to film ...
3D printing for better healthcare
18 januari 2023
Anatomical models for surgeons to practise on, patient-specific prostheses and implants, specially designed tools and pharmaceuticals... the list o...
Personalised treatment of Parkinson’s disease provides greater reliability
07 november 2022
Parkinson’s patients are currently offered a very effective treatment for motor symptoms. Following years of research in neurology at Uppsala Unive...
Strong team behind new eye disease treatment
07 oktober 2022
It takes a wide range of skills to drive an innovation project forward. Lena Claesson-Welsh and Elisabet Ohlin Sjöström are drawing on each other’s...
Blood clot formation in cerebral cavernous malformations
24 augusti 2022
In the condition known as cerebral cavernoma, lesions arise in a cluster of blood vessels in the brain. In a new study from Uppsala University, res...
New technique for analysis of protein activity in cells
15 augusti 2022
With MolBoolean, researchers at Uppsala University are introducing a new method which can extract more information from cell and tissue samples tha...
Discovery paves way for possible new cancer treatment
04 juli 2022
Radiopharmaceuticals that fight cancer are on the rise and Marika Nestor is contributing to their development. An antibody from her lab offers hope...
Precision medicine centre paves the way for more accurate diagnosis and treatment
28 juni 2022
Precision medicine is gaining ground in the field of highly specialised care. More extensive use of advanced gene sequencing will make diagnoses mo...
New chemical biology method aims at more specific disease diagnoses
27 juni 2022
Are there more effective ways to detect diseases in biological samples than the standard ones today? A new method developed at Uppsala University s...
“Healthcare needs to undergo some pretty big changes”
14 juni 2022
Hello to Eva Tiensuu Janson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy. You’ll be holding two seminars on precision medicine d...
"It is now that we are seeing the benefits of biotechnology"
14 juni 2022
Hello Margareta Krabbe, organiser of a panel discussion during Almedalen Week together with the Testa Center with the theme ‘Mobilising for excelle...
Trio behind Olink receives Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
03 maj 2022
Ulf Landegren, Björn Ekström and Jon Heimer, the key figures behind the successful biotech company Olink Proteomics, are the first recipients of Up...
Paco Cardenas: Looking for the future of pharmacy among the planet's first animals
16 februari 2022
For thousands of years, man has explored the earth to find new tools for health care. When climate change suddenly threatens to eliminate entire ec...
We need to do more research on cannabis
15 februari 2022
COLUMN. Though studies of the medical effects of cannabis are growing in scope, we still lack essential knowledge. Therefore, all discussions about...
Promising molecule for treatment of COVID-19
11 februari 2022
Uppsala researchers have succeeded in designing a molecule that inhibits the replication of coronaviruses and that has great potential for developm...
Zebrafish and AI replace some mouse experiments
21 december 2021
Researchers at Uppsala University have used AI to develop a new method to study brain cancer. The method is based on transplanting tumour cells fro...