News on medical technology
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...
Desire to experiment provides starting point for new virus test
10 januari 2023
An enthusiastic researcher, a lab experiment that was actually supposed to go wrong, and dedicated innovation support. That is the recipe for how a...
New test offers faster cure for urinary tract infection
15 november 2022
The patient gets the right treatment straight away, while unnecessary use of antibiotics is reduced. The world’s fastest antibiotic sensitivity tes...
Several innovation companies from Uppsala University on prestigious list
15 november 2022
Each year, Sweden’s Ny Teknik magazine presents a list of the top 33 young tech companies in Sweden that are judged to be a leader of the future, a...
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...
Successful care model with virtual home hospital
04 oktober 2022
The Borgholm Model has received a lot of attention thanks to its good results in providing local care for the elderly and frail. The model, which c...
Uppsala alumnus Svante Pääbo wins Nobel Prize in medicine
03 oktober 2022
Svante Pääbo, who received his doctorate from Uppsala University in 1986, has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for h...
Hjärnäpplet award goes to Johan Elf and Özden Baltekin
08 september 2022
In just 30 minutes, their test can determine which antibiotic is required to treat a urinary tract infection. Johan Elf and Özden Baltekin are reco...
New model forecasts birth dates
06 september 2022
Since its launch in October last year, the Pregspect website has been used by approximately 18,000 pregnant women. Mikael Elinder, associate profes...
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...
Game to help children with cancer
15 augusti 2022
Children with cancer can find radiotherapy distressing. A research group at Uppsala University is currently developing a computer game to prepare c...
New hypothesis about crocodiles’ ears may help people with impaired hearing
05 juli 2022
Impaired hearing affects over 1.2 billion people worldwide. But crocodiles, who live almost as long as humans and can surpass 70 years of age, have...
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...
"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...
Neurosurgeon elected to the Young Academy of Sweden
13 juni 2022
Elham Rostami, Docent in Neurosurgery at Uppsala University, is one of six new prominent researchers elected to the Young Academy of Sweden. As a n...
Symptom data help predict COVID-19 admissions
11 maj 2022
Researchers at Lund University and Uppsala University are conducting one of the largest citizen science projects in Sweden to date. Since the start...
Mapping people of the past by means of their bones
09 maj 2022
What is the best way to find out about a human being or animal that has been dead for perhaps several centuries? “Study the bones” is what Sabine S...
Mobile app reduces post-traumatic stress
06 april 2022
Support offered by a phone app can relieve post-traumatic stress and depression. A new study from Uppsala University’s National Centre for Disaster...
CRISPR-Cas9 can generate unexpected, heritable mutations
08 februari 2022
CRISPR-Cas9, the “genetic scissors”, creates new potential for curing diseases; but treatments must be reliable. In a new study, researchers have d...