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Gustaf Christoffersson recieves the Gustafsson Prize

2018-06-21

Gustaf Christoffersson, Department of Medical Cell Biology, is awarded the Gustafsson Prize to Young Scientists in 2018. The prize awarded to researchers younger than 37 years consists of a research grant of SEK 2.5 million over three years.

Gustaf Christoffersson defended his PhD thesis on how immune cells affect the formation of blood vessels in a new experimental model developed by himself. After three years as postdoc in California, Gustaf returned to Uppsala University and has built a lab for Type 1 diabetes research at the Department of Medical Cell Biology. 
"I hope my research will help fill the knowledge holes about what causes type 1 diabetes and eventually lead to effective treatments. With the award from Göran Gustafsson's foundation, I can expand my research team to further deepen our knowledge of this disease, says Gustaf Christoffersson.

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