Department of Laboratory Medicine

Welcome to the Department of Laboratory Medicine - one of six departments at Lund University’s Faculty of Medicine. We conduct leading research, both broad and specialised, within the field of laboratory medicine, focusing on the onset of disease and how we can improve diagnostics and treatment for patients.

Department of laboratory medicine

Our strongest research areas are:

  • Cancer and Oncology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Laboratory Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Immunology in the medical area
  • Microbiology in the medical area
  • Occupational and environmental medicine
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology

The department’s activities also include comprehensive third cycle education and training within the medical and biomedical degree programmes. In addition, we are also active as lecturers within first and second cycle education – above all within the medical and biomedical degree programmes.

Department facts (2020)

Research groups: 83
Employees: 334
Professors: 33
Guest professors: 1
PhD students: 104
Dissertations: 11
Revenues: 416
Goverment fundings: SEK 106 million
External grants: SEK 295 million


Contact page
Kansli ILM
BMC, I:12
Sölvegatan 19
221 00 Lund