17 Nov 2022
Stem cell research on aging, health, and disease gets a funding boost from the Swedish Research Council
Eight researchers from Lund Stem Cell Center at Lund University have been awarded 41.4 million SEK in the latest announcements from the Swedish Research Council. This funding will ...
2 Nov 2022
Uncovering genetic risk factors for Multiple Myeloma: a Ph.D. Interview with Laura Duran Lozano
At the end of October Laura Duran Lozano successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis. Motivated by the idea of helping patients and families impacted by cancer, and as part of the EU Ca...
31 Oct 2022
Modeling normal and malignant hematopoiesis in vitro - a Ph.D. Interview with Simon Hultmark
Earlier this month, Simon Hultmark defended his Ph.D. thesis. In pursuit of his long-standing fascination for stem cells, his research over the last several years has focused on bl...
26 Oct 2022
How B cells are programmed early in life can impact long-term immune health
B cells and the antibodies they produce play an important role in our immune system, protecting us from the microscopic enemies that make us ill. Uncovering how they form and are ‘...
20 Oct 2022
Swedish Medical Products Agency grants approval for clinical study of new stem cell based Parkinson’s Disease treatment
An investigational stem cell-based therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, STEM-PD, has been given regulatory approval for a Phase I/IIa clinical trial. Ethical approval ...
17 Oct 2022
International collaboration to strengthen the development of ATMPs
Skåne University Hospital, Lund University and Leiden University Medical Center will collaborate to develop research, education and care delivery in the field of ATMPs (Advanced Th...
14 Oct 2022
Placing acute myeloid leukemia under the microscope: a Ph.D. Interview with Ouyang Yuan
Ouyang Yuan defends her Ph.D. thesis on 14 October 2022. As a medical student with a longstanding interest in blood malignancies, her research has focused on better understanding t...
12 Oct 2022
Turning glia into neurons inside the brain: a Ph.D. interview with Jessica Giacomoni
On 14 October 2022, Jessica Giacomoni will defend her Ph.D. thesis. With the ultimate goal to develop a possible, future alternative to cell transplantation for the treatment of ne...
30 Sep 2022
Malin Parmar elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has elected two new members of the Academy’s class for medical sciences. One of them is Malin Parmar, Professor of Cellular Neuroscience at Lu...
29 Sep 2022
Ph.D. defence interview with Sarah Warsi
Sarah Warsi will defend her Ph.D. thesis on the 4th of October 2022. Driven by the desire to improve patient outcomes, she has dedicated the last several years to studying both in ...
13 Sep 2022
New treatment could result in more donor lungs
A large amount of lungs donated cannot be used for transplantation. Researchers at Lund Stem Cell Center, Lund University in Sweden and Skåne University Hospital have conducted an ...
1 Sep 2022
PhD defence interview with Sofia Wijk
Sofia Wijk will defend her Ph.D. thesis on the 8th of September 2022, with a vision to contribute to the development of future cell-based therapies for patients with chronic lung d...
22 Aug 2022
Researchers reprogram human skin cells to aged neurons to study neurodegenerative disorders
Researchers at Lund University and Lund Stem Cell Center in Sweden have developed a new method for studying age-related brain disorders. The researchers have focused on the neurode...
15 Aug 2022
Introducing Scarf: a memory efficient solution for single-cell genomic analysis
A team of researchers from Lund University and the Lund Stem Cell Center have developed a new memory-efficient tool for single-cell genomic analysis called Scarf. Now available in ...
27 Jul 2022
How nanostraws can increase the number of blood stem cells
A multidisciplinary research team at Lund University has innovatively tackled what has long been a major problem in stem cell research. The project has now been awarded a Proof of ...
20 Jul 2022
Increased metabolism in mitochondria resulted in higher levels of natural killer cells
In a recent study from Lund University, researchers have discovered that metabolic changes in the blood cell, affect the development of blood during the fetal stage. They found a p...
14 Jul 2022
The SCC Article of the Year Award goes to...
Each year, Lund Stem Cell Center presents one of its members with its Article of the Year Award. This year three distinguished nominees contended for the title. Among them, Marie J...
24 Jun 2022
How our skin cells might be the key to better understanding the human brain
Researchers from Lund University interested in understanding how aging affects the brain have made a new discovery that will help make it easier to study age-related brain diseases...
21 Jun 2022
Looking at the long, magnificent road of a neuroscientist’s life - an interview with Anders Björklund
Dr. Anders Björklund reflects on his research journey and gives his predictions on where the field is heading and advice for young scientists.
13 Jun 2022
Protein oxidation: an added layer of regulation during blood stem cell development
A study conducted by researchers at Lund University has found that protein oxidation forms an additional layer of regulation during the development of fetal blood stem cells and ma...