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Departments & specialised centres

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Strategic research areas

In 2009, Lund University received strategic research funding of SEK 715 million from the Swedish Government in order to lead and develop world-leading research in nine different areas.

Specialised centres and research environments

Specialised centres with university hospital healthcare in Region Skåne

Joint centres aiming to bind together the research and healthcare chains (Lund University Faculty of Medicine and Region Skåne)

  • Diabetes – Molecular Metabolism Researcher in charge: Hindrik Mulder (no website)
  • Huntington Centre (Huntington’s disease) Researcher in charge: Åsa Petersen (in Swedish)
  • NeuroLund (Neurodegenerative diseases, e.g. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases) Researcher in charge: Oskar Hansson (no website)
  • Neuronano Medicine (Neurological diseases) Researcher in charge: Jens Schouenborg (in Swedish)
  • StrokeSyd (Stroke) Researcher in charge: Tadeusz Wieloch (in Swedish)
  • UroCan-LU (Prostate cancer, bladder cancer and kidney cancer) Researcher in charge: Fredrik Liedberg (no website)

Creative environments

(year of establishment in brackets)

  • Creative Environment for Translational Sepsis Research (2016, no website)
  • Spine Elimination in Neurodegenerative Diseases (NeuroSPEL) (2016, no website)