[24 Apr 2014] The drug methylphenidate, which stimulates the central nervous system, provides an effective treatment for those who suffer from mental fatigue. This is the conclusion of studies carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy and presented in a new book.
[22 Apr 2014] The internal surface area of the gastro-intestinal tract has long been considered to be between 180 and 300 square meters. Scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy have used refined microscopic techniques that indicate a much smaller area. "Actually, the inner surface of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large as a normal studio apartment," says scientist Lars Fändriks.
[17 Apr 2014] People who have been exposed to cadmium have higher levels of this heavy metal in the kidneys than previously thought. At the same time, the harmful effects of cadmium on the kidneys are less than calculated, and future studies should rather focus on its effects on the skeleton. These are the conclusions of research carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy.
[15 Apr 2014] The 2014 Assar Gabrielsson Award is presented to Doctor of Medicine Marta Persson for her research into how normal cells can turn into cancer cells. By combining basic cancer research with clinical information, the results can boost the development of better treatment for patients with salivary gland tumours. Marta Persson will receive the award and 50,000 SEK.
[8 Apr 2014] All institutions at the Sahlgrenska Academy are invited to make an inventory of appropriate doctoral projects and establish them for the next call for project-linked doctoral positions this spring 2014.
24 Apr at 3:30 PM [Seminar]
5 May [Internal]
6 May at 4:00 PM [Reception]
9 May at 9:00 AM [Symposium]
15 May at 12:00 PM [Seminar series]
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