News on medical technology
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...
Use of PET imaging to combat Alzheimer’s disease
29 januari 2021
Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common dementia disorders, but diagnosing and treating it still require a great deal of research. Scientists...
Self-learning machines take the step into drug discovery
20 oktober 2020
In the winter of 2020, a novel robotised laboratory for cell profiling will open at Uppsala's Biomedical Centre – a high-tech facility ready to del...
CRUSH COVID: new research collaboration
12 oktober 2020
Uppsala University and the Uppsala Region are launching a joint research project aimed at surveying, preventing and reducing the spread of COVID-19...
Predicting postpartum depression
03 september 2020
Hi Alkistis Skalkidou, professor at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health and researcher of postpartum depression. Your research team has...
New technology reveals the inner secrets of the ear
08 april 2020
What does it actually look like deep inside our ears? This is has been very difficult to study as the inner ear is protected by the hardest bone in...
Big data creates new potential for heart research
12 februari 2020
Uppsala University is investing in a new environment within cardiovascular research based on data from large scale population registries and bioban...
Paper filter made from algae can save millions of lives in Bangladesh
19 augusti 2019
The problem of access to safe drinking water in most parts of Bangladesh is a persistent challenge. Now, a team of scientists from Uppsala Universi...
Image analysis facilitates work of oral and maxillofacial surgeons
02 maj 2019
In the future, oral and maxillofacial surgeons will be able to perform an operation on a computer before actually making an incision in the patient...
Neural networks give a new picture of brain disorders
01 maj 2019
The explosion of medical data in recent years has increased demand for faster and more accurate analysis methods in healthcare. At the Department o...
Håkan Engqvist: Biomaterials the prize-winning innovator’s niche
17 december 2018
Håkan Engqvist, Professor of Applied Materials Science, has been involved in starting several companies and has more than 50 patents. His special a...