51 million SEK to 13 researchers at the department

Published 2015-11-04 17:03. Updated 2015-11-04 17:06

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

BiostatisticsBreast cancerCancer and OncologyCancer of the cervixCardiovascular DiseasesEpidemiologyGeneticsLung cancerPsychiatric disorders