Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM)

Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM) is an interdisciplinary research centre using basic research approaches to study areas of biological and medical relevance. Localized in a tight environment of diverse biomedical laboratories, UCMM forms a creative and interactive unit for cutting edge biomedical research.

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UCMM is an interdisciplinary research centre with a strong focus on understanding molecular mechanisms of disease. The centre integrates molecular, cellular, and developmental biology with transgenic approaches and functional genomics.

The Centre is located at Umeå University close to both basic biomedical and clinical research departments and offers a stimulating and interdisciplinary research environment.

At present eight independent research groups are active at UCMM.

Contact persons for matters concerning UCMM:
Simon Tuck, Head of UCMM, Professor
+46 (0)90 785 44 24
Lina Sollén, administrator,
+46 (0)90 785 44 37

Page Editor: Lina Sollén

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2015-10-28 Umeå University to build state-of-the-art research environment The Biology Building - one of the oldest buildings on campus – will be transformed into an attractive research environment in which experimental and translational research from various scientific disciplines within the Faculty of Medicine are unified into a Medical Biological Centre.

2015-10-12 Umeå ranked 7th in Sweden, top 200 globally in several subject areas In the recently released 2016 US News & World Report’s Global University Rankings, Umeå University placed seventh in Sweden and 144th in Europe. The university received strong marks in the number of highly cited papers.

2015-10-08 SEK 57 million to two research projects at Umeå University The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation grants over SEK 57 million to two projects managed by the researchers Stefan Björklund and Helena Edlund at Umeå University. The Umeå researcher Jürgen Schleucher is also co-applicant to a large project at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)...

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Umeå University, UCMM
901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
Bldg 6M, 4th floor

Tel:  +46 90 785 44 37

Fax:  +46 90 785 44 00

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