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The Swedish Research Council (VR) awards 11 researchers at the medical research field at Umeå University


Several researchers within the MIMS/UCMR research community got funding from the Swedish Research Council: Jörgen Johansson, Anders Sjöstedt, Constantin Urban and Anna Överby Wernstedt. Congratulations to them! 

Read the article (in Swedish) for more details here

This year the Swedish Research Council distributed a more modest budget to support research projects at the field of medicine and health but there is high hope for next year as the government partitioned a higher bugdet for VR again. 

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Emmanuelle Charpentier took the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle has been awarded jointly with Jennifer Doudna the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the groundbreaking CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. She is a former group leader at MIMS, honorary doctor at Umeå University and former visiting professor at UCMR.

Movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (

Battling antibiotic resistance

movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with participation of scientists from MIMS and UCMR:
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Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
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