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  • New species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in infected wound

    [21 Jan 2020] A hitherto unknown antibiotic-resistant bacteria species, in the same family as E. coli and Salmonella spp., has been found and classified in Sweden. The proposed taxonomic name of the species, the first of the new genus, is Scandinavium goeteborgense, after the city of Gothenburg, where the bacterium was isolated and the research was done.

  • Winner of the first NMI Image Contest "Art meets Science"

    [20 Jun 2018] First price for "Coltsfoot explosion" by Astrid von Mentzer at the Institute of Biomedicine

  • Large-scale genetic study provides new insight into the causes of stroke

    [26 Mar 2018] An international research consortium studying 520,000 individuals from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, thus tripling the number of gene regions known to affect stroke risk. "A first step towards developing more personalized treatments", says co-author Christina Jern, Professor at Sahlgrenska Academy.

  • RNA-based therapy cures lung cancer in mouse models

    [2 Mar 2018] By turning down the activity of a specific, so-called RNA molecule, researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have cured lung tumors in mice by 40-50 percent. The results, published in Nature Communications, represent the tip of the iceberg in an extensive research project in which 633 new biomarkers for 14 types of cancer have been identified.

  • New antibiotic resistance genes found

    [16 Oct 2017] Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg have found several previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics. The genes were found by searching large volumes of bacterial DNA and are published in the scientific journal Microbiome.

  • Blood Samples May Provide Patient Radiosensitivity Answers

    [10 Oct 2017] How much radiation or chemotherapy can a certain person handle? With help from blood or tissue testing, it may be possible to answer this question in advance, which in turn could improve treatment, as research at Sahlgrenska Academy shows.

  • Symposium on Metabolism - the Foundation of Life

    [4 Sep 2017] The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is celebrating its 100-year anniversary with a series of symposia in various university cities around Sweden.

  • The process of appointing a new Dean at Sahlgrenska Academy continues

    [25 Aug 2017] The process of appointing a new Dean at Sahlgrenska Academy has been going on for some time. Today, Vice-Chancellor Eva Wiberg met with the Nominating Committee to discuss the matter.

  • Flexible New Method for Early Cancer Diagnosis

    [22 May 2017] Earlier discovery of cancer and greater precision in the treatment process are the objectives of a new method developed by researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy and Boston University. Investments are now being made to roll out this innovation across healthcare and broaden the scope of the research in this field.

  • March for Science is organised to support free and independent research

    [21 Apr 2017] A manifestation to emphasise the importance to support, value and invest in freestanding science.

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