Published: 04-11-2015 17:03 | Updated: 01-03-2019 11:11

51 million SEK to 13 researchers at the department

The department has just found out this year's distribution of funding for projects and postdocs from the Swedish Research Council, the Cancer Society, the Heart-Lung Foundation and FORTE. The total sum was 51 million SEK and most projects are funded for 2-3 years and cover a variety of diseases, including asthma, cancer and ALS.

From the Swedish Research Council

Martin Eklund: Risk-based testing of prostate cancer
Fang Fang: Metabolic changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Per Hall: Genetic determinants for breast cancer
Sara Hägg: Epigenetics and ageing: a longitudinal perspective
Weimin Ye: Epidemiologic studies of the importance of the interaction between the microflora and man for cancer development

From The Cancer Society

Martin Eklund: Risk-based screening of prostate cancer
Henrik Grönberg: Clinical implementation of genetic markers of prostate cancer
Mats Lambe: Lung cancer: aspects of the importance of comorbidity for lung cancer diagnostics, treatment and survival
Paul Lambert: Improving the quality of statistical methods used to analyze population-based cancer data
Jonas Ludvigsson: Risk of cancer in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Juni Palmgren: Optimization of prevention against cervical cancer - new challenges with the introduction of HPV vaccination and primary HPV screening.
Marie Reilly: Design and analysis of more efficient epidemiologic studies for cancer research


Mina Rydell: Adverse life events within the family during pregnancy and early childhood and later risk of developing ADHD
Martin Eklund: Prediction of prostate cancer risk: Towards implementation of prostate cancer screening
Catarina Almqvist Malmros: Causes, consequences and treatment of childhood asthma in relation to socioeconomy, stress and anxiety in siblings and twins

From the Heart and Lung Foundation

Catarina Almqvist Malmros: Asthma in children and pregnant women - current status and future understanding on how stress, socio-economy and genetic factors influence the prevalence and severity