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Meet our researchers!

The Faculty of Medicine is a globally prominent research environment. New knowledge emerges in laboratories, at hospital clinics and in other locationsin society. It is cross-referenced and put to good use–meet some of our researchers!


Carin Andrén. Photo.

Food diaries provide new answers about gluten

She collected information about the food intake among participants in diet studies. Now these data helps Carin Andrén Aronsson in her own research.

Carin Andrén Aronsson about coeliac research


Portrait Ingrid Hedenfalk. Photo.

Searching for traces that increase the risk of cancer

Ingrid Hedenfalk perform research established herself as a in the field of ovariancancer. In an exciting environment, she investigates tissue samples from endometriosis patients.

Ingrid Hedenfalk on ovarian cancer


Portrait Elisabeth Argentzel. Photo.

With blunt elbows –for better mental health

Elisabeth Argentzell monitors the fields of psychiatry and mental health. In her research, she evaluates current treatment methods.

Elisabeth Argentzell on research for better mental health



Portrait Åsa Petersen. Photo.

Hooked on a fascinating disease

Professor Åsa Petersén is specialised in Huntington’s disease. There is still a lot that is unknown about the disease and the patients need better treatment options.

Åsa Petersén on Huntington’s disease



Kees-Jan Pronk with patient. Photo.

Visit to the paediatric oncologist, unit 64

Among the laminated name signs with rainbows, unicorns and tractors that the young patients have made themselves, we find  Kees-Jan Pronk. 

Kees-Jan Pronk on paediatric cancer


Portrait Oskar Hansson. Photo.

Early diagnosis is crucial in Alzheimer’s disease

Cognitive diseases is the collective term for a number of diseases that affect the brain. Oskar Hansson is looking for early traces.

Oskar Hansson on research within cognitive diseases



Portrait Pia Sundgren. Photo.

LBIC key to infrastructure for researchers

Pia Sundgren’s studies on the disease SLE and brain tumours often focus on imaging. She has access to her research platforms at the imaging centre LBIC.

Pia Sundgren on the LBIC imaging centre and her research


Portrait Anders Björkman. Photo.

Pinpointing link between the hand and the brain

Anders Björkman conducts research at one of the world’s oldest and largest hand surgery clinics. The research focuses on both increased basic knowledge and applications in the form of treatment.

Anders Björkman on hand surgery research