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MALIN OCH LENNART PHILIPSONS STIFTELSE

The Lennart Philipson award and grant goes to young scientists in biomedicine who want to start their own group after having finished postdoctoral studies.

Scholars

Mikael Sellin 2018-2020

is awarded the prize/grant 2018 for his innovative work on bacterial gastrointestinal infections. He has developed a unique organ model for studying how bacteria, like Salmonella, penetrate cells in the intestine and how they interact with cellular components.   Read more

Volker Lauschke 2017-2019

is awarded the prize/grant 2017 for his work on the development and characterization of physiological hepatic model systems with the goal to study the molecular basis underlying inter-individual differences in drug response. Read more

Quote

»We may not live in the best of all worlds – 
but certainly in one of the most interesting«

Gösta Frick

News

  • Report by Erik Norberg

    Our main goal of this study was to determine the functional role of distinct utilization of serine metabolism to lung adenocarcinomas. We identified a metabolic subtype, described by PHGDH, with poor prognosis that display with unique metabolic dependencies (Zhang et al. Cell Reports, 2017). 
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  • Human Rights and Community-led Development

    "Human Rights and Community-led Development ,Lessons from Tostan" by Ben Cislaghi recommends Tostan as a best practice for ethical and effective development. The book is published by Edinburgh University Press.  Ben Cislaghi is an Assistant Professor in Social Norms at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Centre for Gender, Health and Violence).  
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  • Maria Ulvmar awarded grant from VR

    Maria Ulvmar has been awarded the starting grant from the The Swedish Research Council (VR) 2016. The aim of the 4-year grant of 1.5 million per year (6 million SEK in total), is to support junior researchers to become established as independent group leaders.    Read more
  • Article by O. Idevall-Hagren

     In a recent study we discovered that a rare lipid in the outer membrane of b-cells plays a critical role in regulating the amount of calcium that enters the b-cell and, in extension, also the amount of insulin that these cells release. Experimental removal of this lipid by an optogenetic approach almost completely abolished calcium entry and strongly suppressed insulin release. Read more
  • Progress report. Jorge Ruas

    The transcriptional coactivator PGC-1alpha4 is induced by resistance exercise training and regulates skeletal muscle hypertrophy. The main aim of this project is to understand the molecular mechanisms by which PGC-1alpha4 increases muscle size and strength. Read more
  • Scientific Report, Olof Idevall-Hagren

    Many diseases are associated with disturbed organelle communication. We are trying to understand how such cross talk between cellular compartments are achieved and why they sometimes malfunction in disease. Read more

Lennart Philipson – a documentary by Mikael Agaton