28 Sep 2022
Malin Parmar elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has elected two new members of the Academy’s class for medical sciences. One of them is Malin Parmar, Professor of Cellular Neuroscience at Lu...
14 Sep 2022
MultiPark Debate – Aducanumab (YES/NO)
What is the best approach for treating Alzheimer's disease? Aducanumab is an amyloid beta-directed monoclonal antibody that targets the aggregated forms of amyloid beta found in th...
12 Sep 2022
MultiPark researcher behind Alzheimer's Association Recommendations about use of Alzheimer's "Blood Tests"
Alzheimer's Association recently released recommendations about using blood-based biomarkers to detect Alzheimer’s disease. The recommendations are based on research conducted by O...
31 Aug 2022
Inflammation and the glymphatic system – Ph.D. interview with Marta Ramos
Marta Ramos’ Ph.D project unravels how inflammation and the glymphatic system affect each other in the brain. September 9, she defends her thesis. Here, she explains how you may co...
22 Aug 2022
Researchers reprogram human skin cells to aged neurons to study neurodegenerative disorders
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new method for studying age-related brain disorders. The researchers have focused on the neurodegenerative disorder Huntin...
9 Aug 2022
How our skin cells might be the key to better understanding the human brain
Researchers from Lund University interested in understanding how aging affects the brain have made a new discovery that will help make it easier to study age-related brain diseases...
30 Jun 2022
27 Jun 2022
Looking at the long, magnificent road of a neuroscientist’s life - an interview with Anders Björklund
Life is like a marathon. According to Dr. Anders Björklund, a pioneer and expert in cell replacement strategies for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, so is life in academia. Along...
13 Jun 2022
Awardees of the 2022 Bundy Academy Major Prize
The Bundy Academy’s 2022 major prize amounting to SEK 3 million is awarded to Sebastian Palmqvist, Associate Professor of Clinical Memory Research at Lund University and Senior Phy...
1 Jun 2022
The glymphatic system – PhD interview with Nicholas Bèchet
The glymphatic system, which helps clear waste products from the brain, was discovered about a decade ago. Nicholas Bèchet’s project shines light on how it works in Alzheimer’s dis...
30 May 2022
MultiPark provides safe places for Ukrainian researchers
Since 24 February, nothing has been the same for Ukrainian researchers. In this urgent situation, MultiPark has offered some of them a sanctuary. They are eager to share their thou...
24 May 2022
Psychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer´s disease
In addition to memory problems and other cognitive symptoms, most people with Alzheimer’s disease also suffer from mental health issues. It has long been unclear whether these occu...
18 May 2022
Huntington’s – a complex brain disease that affects movement, thoughts and feelings
Huntington’s disease is hereditary, genetic and usually begins between the ages of 30 and 50. In Sweden, around 1,000 people have the diagnosis and several thousand live with the r...
13 May 2022
Special interest groups open up for more collaboration within MultiPark
The MultiPark backbone for research interactions is about to be reorganized. Thanks to our members' suggestions, we are now creating 13 special interest groups to address important...
11 May 2022
Brain folds formed during foetal stage could affect onset of dementia
Frontotemporal dementia begins relatively early compared to other forms of dementia. We still know relatively little about what causes the disease, however, new research from Lund ...
10 May 2022
The new Cell and Gene Therapy Core Facility is opening
Earlier this year, Stem Cell Center, in partnership with MultiPark, brought together three core facilities into one - The Cell and Gene Therapy Core Facility - aiming to support ad...
5 May 2022
High quality electrophysiology facilities – MultiPark and Lund SCC join forces
This year Lund Stem Cell Center and MultiPark, two strategic research areas based at Lund University, are happy to launch a new joint technical platform in an effort to ensure easy...
2 May 2022
New findings may lead the way to future therapeutic approaches for Parkinson’s Disease and similar diseases
Researchers from Lund University, led by Dr. Laurent Roybon, are working to further define underlying mechanisms involved in neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s Disease...
29 Apr 2022
Ph.D. interview - Oscar Manouchehrian
Oscar Manouchehrian has explored the roles of exercise and inflammation in neurological disorders. On May 13, he defends his Ph.D. thesis. Here, he shares his insights into academi...
20 Apr 2022
Young neurobiologists awarded grants for Alzheimer´s and Parkinson´s research
Two young experimental researchers have been awarded grants from the Anna-Lisa Rosenberg Foundation, the Department of Experimental Medical Science´s own grant for research in the ...