12 Oct 2021
Hjelt Foundation grants for mechanistic studies of type 2 diabetes
Three researchers at Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) receive generous grants from the Hjelt Diabetes Foundation in 2021.
31 Aug 2021
Improved screening efficiency for type 1-diabetes with simplified blood draw
An international team of researchers has developed a simplified screening method, which will increase screening efficiency.
5 Jul 2021
Precision medicine is an emerging approach for complex diseases
Genomic-driven precision medicine (GDPM) is an emerging approach for disease treatment. Around 30 Swedish researchers suggest a direction forward.
18 Jun 2021
15 researchers from Lund University Diabetes Centre receive millions in funding
Researchers from Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) receive 5,3 million SEK in grants from the Crafoord Foundation in southern Sweden.
9 Jun 2021
Study tracks the spread of Covid-19 in Sweden
During the pandemic, the free COVID Symptom Study app has helped researchers understand the complexity and spread of the corona virus better.
21 Dec 2020
Study on Covid-19 among healthcare professionals
Our latest study on COVID-19 transmission risk among healthcare professionals, a collaboration between Prof Magnus Rasmussen (Dep. of Infection Medicine) and Associate Professor Ya...
9 Oct 2020
New study on personalized type 2 diabetes treatment launched
Should patients with separate variants of type 2 diabetes be treated with different types of drugs? Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and Skåne University Hospital will atte...
30 Sep 2020
Metformin for type 2 diabetes patients or not? Researchers now have the answer
Metformin is the first-line drug that can lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients. One third of patients do not respond to metformin treatment and 5 per cent experienc...
25 Sep 2020
Karl Bacos is this year´s recipient of the Medeon stipend
Karl Bacos, assistant researcher at LUDC is the recipient of 2020 years Medeon stipend of 50 000 sek for his innovative work within epigenetics in diabetes.
29 Aug 2020
Senior Vice president of Patient Care in the Novo Nordisk Foundation
Last week it was announced that our longtime colleague and LUDC researcher/SUS clinician Martin Ridderstråle has been appointed Senior Vice President of Patient Care in the Novo No...
13 Aug 2020
New rapid and robust COVID-19 antibody test developed
A new COVID-19 antibody test developed by scientists at Lund University in Sweden has shown robust performance upon clinical validation and application. The test detects antibodies...
13 Aug 2020
Strict diet explains metabolic effect of gastric by-pass surgery
In many studies, bariatric surgery has been highlighted as an almost magical method for weight loss and reversing type 2 diabetes. One question that has remained largely unanswered...
24 Jun 2020
Hjelt Foundations grant holders 2020
Karin Stenkula, Emily Sonestedt and Sebastian Kalamajski have received grants from the The Bo and Kerstin Hjelt Diabetes Foundation. Read about their research projects here.
23 Jun 2020
New blog about nutriton
The research group Nutritional Epidemiology has started a blog, www.nutrition.blogg.lu.se! Esther González-Padilla tells us more about it.
22 Jun 2020
Roadmap for precision medicine in diabetes care
A new joint report from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) presents the largest venture ever on precision medicin...
3 Jun 2020
SOPHIA aims to improve obesity treatment and change the narrative around obesity
Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) will join a new IMI project - SOPHIA - which will contribute to a more patient-centric and equitable narrative around obesity and its multipl...
29 May 2020
At the intersection of healthcare and academia
The POInT clinic at the Clinical Research Centre (CRC) in Malmö welcomes parents with their young children. One of the research nurses who sees them is Annika Björne Fors, who coor...
28 May 2020
Hindrik Mulder is the incoming editor-in-chief of Diabetologia
Research published in the research journal Diabetologia needs to meet a high standard of quality. Most of the manuscripts submitted are rejected. At the start of 2021, Hindrik Muld...
20 May 2020
Screening reveals early nerve damage
A method that will quickly and easily detect diabetic neuropathy, nerve damage caused by high blood sugar, is under development. The aim is to identify individuals in the risk zone...
8 May 2020
Malin Fex winner of the 2020 Minerva leadership award
Future Faculty is pleased to announce the 2020 Minerva Leadership Award winner: associate professor Malin Fex. A webinar with the winner is booked for the 25th of May, 14.30 - 15....