3 Dec 2021
MoRe-Lab opens the gates
MoRe-Lab (Movement & Reality Lab) is an experimental health science test environment for studies of movement, activity, and behavior in full scale. A new platform for interdiscipli...
29 Nov 2021
Common skin bacteria may trigger aggregation of Parkinson’s disease protein
Peptides from the common bacteria Staphylococcus aureus speed up the pathological aggregation of α-synuclein, a protein linked to Parkinson’s disease. This was discovered by resear...
25 Nov 2021
Ph.D. defence interview - Alexander Svanbergsson
During his Ph.D. studies, Alexander Svanbergsson has established a modelling system to screen for factors affecting the aggregation of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease. On th...
19 Nov 2021
The majority of the most cited researchers at Lund University belong to MultiPark
Three out of Lund University’s four most cited scientists are research leaders at MultiPark, according to Clarivate’s report for this year.
17 Nov 2021
Faster and better treatment for Parkinson’s disease with the Manage PD tool
Presently many of Sweden’s 20,000 Parkinson’s patients are not receiving the treatment they need, and many of the most seriously ill receive incorrect or inappropriate therapy. Wit...
15 Nov 2021
Ph.D. defence interview - Emil Ygland
Emil Ygland Rödström is defending his thesis on the 20th of November. His research is about clinical, genetical, and biochemical biomarkers for the prognosis of Parkinson’s disease...
11 Nov 2021
Environment inside brain cells holds clues to protein aggregation
Gene expression inside Parkinson’s disease patient’s brain cells seems to trigger structural changes of the Parkinson-linked protein alpha-synuclein. This was discovered when Multi...
8 Nov 2021
Ph.D. defence interview - Jonathan Timpka
During his research education, Jonathan Timpka wanted to elucidate what is affecting the ability to work for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Defending his Ph.D. thesis...
2 Nov 2021
Nine MultiPark scientists granted support from the Swedish Research Council
Receiving grants from the Swedish Research Council is viewed as a quality mark and one of the critical steps for young scientists to establish an independent research group. Last w...
27 Oct 2021
A young MultiParkers working group takes shape
Collaboration, networking, career development, and wellbeing. Those are four examples of needs that the newly formed young MultiParkers working group will address. After organizing...
22 Oct 2021
Meningitis: Researchers find possible treatment strategy without antibiotics
Meningitis is a very serious brain infection with limited treatment options. In a new study performed in rats, researchers from the University of Copenhagen present an alternative ...
14 Oct 2021
PhD defence interview - Nadja Gustavsson
During her thesis project, Nadja Gustavsson has characterized structural changes inside neurons of a new mouse model for mixed neurogenerative disorders. On the 21st of October, sh...
11 Oct 2021
What makes us human? The answer may be found in overlooked DNA
Our DNA is very similar to that of the chimpanzee, which in evolutionary terms is our closest living relative. Stem cell researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now found a p...
28 Sep 2021
Seven tones of an Operetta – MultiPark’s new high content analysis platform
A machine allowing researchers to rely on objective, automatized readouts instead of subjective manual counting under the microscope. Incredible pictures. And the possibility to fo...
20 Sep 2021
Alzheimer’s awareness month – five optimistic research news from MultiPark
Amyloid-beta accumulation may start inside neurons. A novel imaging approach to study structural changes before amyloid plaques are formed. Four distinct subtypes of Alzheimer's di...
14 Sep 2021
Novel imaging approach open doors to understanding key pathological processes inside neurons
A combination of two imaging methods can be used to achieve structural and chemical information within a single neuron. Researchers from MultiPark at Lund University recently devel...
7 Sep 2021
New transnational collaboration to target circuit dysfunctions in Parkinson´s disease
A large collaborative project focused on understanding and treating dysfunctions of cortico-basal ganglia circuits in Parkinson´s disease (PD) has been awarded 35 million DKK from ...
24 Aug 2021
Does Alzheimer’s disease start inside nerve cells?
An experimental study from Lund University in Sweden has revealed that the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid-beta accumulates inside nerve cells, and that the misfolded protein may then ...
28 Jun 2021
Does our immune response affect the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease?
T-cells, antibodies, and antigens. During the past year, we have learned a lot about our immune system through media. Most people agree that the immune system is crucial for our su...
8 Jun 2021
Interview – Angela Cenci Nilsson about being the new coordinator for MultiPark
On the first of January, Professor Angela Cenci Nilsson took on as the new coordinator for MultiPark. Now she tells us about her visions for our network and about being a senior re...