News on medical technology
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...
Zebrafish and AI replace some mouse experiments
21 december 2021
Researchers at Uppsala University have used AI to develop a new method to study brain cancer. The method is based on transplanting tumour cells fro...
Blocking inhibits SARS-CoV-2 infection of human cells
24 november 2021
Viruses invade our cells and turn them into virus factories. Researchers at Uppsala University, together with a network of national and internation...
Instrument can lead to innovation opportunities for industry
22 november 2021
Swedish universities, institutes and companies collaborate on planning new instruments for installation at ESS, the world's most powerful research ...
Robotic textiles for everything from breathing recovery to feeling surfaces in Space
09 november 2021
Imagine an artificial fibre that can be programmed to contract and stretch just like human muscle fibres. Thin and flexible enough to be woven into...
Diagnoses and drugs tailored for every patient
09 november 2021
Precision medicine based on molecular diagnostics is now being widely introduced in Swedish healthcare. Based on gene sequencing, it paves the way ...
New technology paves the way for vaccination against cancer
11 juni 2021
With a new method, researchers at Uppsala University want to teach our immune system to identify tumors and create the T cells to destroy them. "It...
Medical technology centre develops eHealth and imaging technology for the medical system
27 maj 2021
MedTech Science & Innovation is a collaboration between Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital aimed at streamlining the journey from r...
Dried blood spots – simple and efficient sample collection for analyses of protein biomarkers
06 mars 2021
Recent results from Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet demonstrate that self-collected blood in the form of dried blood spots works well ...
Uppsala researchers involved in multimillion SEK project on wireless body area networks
01 mars 2021
The idea that we humans could control prosthetic parts of our bodies with our thoughts is no longer a utopian fantasy. The first steps are now bein...
3D map for inner ear created with advanced X-ray technology
24 februari 2021
Researchers at Uppsala University have created the first 3D map of the hearing nerve showing where the various sound frequencies are captured. Usin...