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Departments and 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 (in Swedish)

Thematic collaboration initiatives

Lund University has launched thematic collaboration initiatives through competitive calls for funding. These bring researchers together from several faculties and external partners. Focus is on future challenges.

Thematic collaboration initiatives in which the Faculty of Medicine participates