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Olof Idevall-Hagren, receives prize from the Malin and Lennart Philipson foundation

Olof Idevall-Hagren, researcher at the MCB, has been awarded the M L Philipson award for research on the regulation of insulin secretion from the pancreatic beta-cells.

Fredrik Palm receives the prestigious Grant from the Research Council

Decision taken within Medicine and health 2014.

New grants from the Research Council to MCB

Two MCB researchers have been awarded research grants from the Swedish Research Council in the field of Medicine and health.

Bo Hellman is appointed honorary member of EASD

European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) had its 50th annual meeting in Vienna, Austria in September. In connection with this anniversary Bo Hellman was appointed honorary member of the organization.

Gustaf Christoffersson, receives Benzelius prize from the Royal Society of Sciences at Uppsala

Gustaf Christoffersson is a researcher at the Department of Medical Cell Biology. He has been awarded  Benzelius prize (20.000 kr) for young researchers  for the thesis "Leukocytes in angiogenesis - Learning from transplanted pancreatic islets".

Welcome to MCB


The Department of Medical Cell Biology does research and PhD training in cell biology and physiology focussing on diabetes, kidney function, inflammation, blood vessel formation and cell signalling. We also teach student in different of educational programs and separate courses in anatomy, cell biology, physiology and histology.

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