News from the Department of Medicinal Chemistry "SweDeliver generates synergy effects I hardly thought were possible" <p>&ldquo;We have every reason to be optimistic about the future,&rdquo; states Christel Bergstr&ouml;m, Professor at Uppsala University and Center Director at SweDeliver, national competence center in drug delivery which after four successful years is attracting attention throughout the world of pharmacy.</p> Mon, 06 May 2024 07:12:00 GMT 2024-05-06T07:12:00Z Matthew Rosenberg wins Best Poster Award at the 4th Swedish Medicinal Chemistry Symposium <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Matthew Rosenberg, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, on receiving the Best Poster Award at the 4th Swedish Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. Postdoc Lorenzo Balestri also won a prize for his poster and PhD student Esther Olaniran H&aring;kansson was selected to give a lecture on her research.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2024 14:02:00 GMT 2024-04-26T14:02:00Z Research breakthrough in fight against resistant bacteria <p>Researchers at Uppsala University have identified a new class of antibiotics with potent activity against the multi-drug resistant bacteria that WHO pinpoints as the most critical to develop novel treatments for. &quot;That our compound can cure bloodstream infections in mice models indicates great potential,&quot; says Anders Karl&eacute;n, Professor at the Department of Medicinal chemistry.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2024 14:02:00 GMT 2024-04-08T14:02:00Z Andrea Benediktsdottir receiver of STINT International Postdoc scholarship <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Andrea Benediktsdottir, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, on being awarded a STINT scholarship of SEK 1.1 million for a postdoc stay at The Wright Lab at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2024 07:59:00 GMT 2024-03-20T07:59:00Z New thesis introduces high tech tools to expose doping <p>In her thesis, Malin Nilsson Broberg launches new methods to trace use&nbsp;of illegal doping substances. &quot;Our group has already helped to expose two cheating Olympic medalists, so these are without a doubt tools that can contribute to cleaner sports,&quot; says Malin on site in Uppsala University's laboratory for Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2024 09:34:00 GMT 2024-03-01T09:34:00Z Olof Eriksson is ready to advance Uppsala's position on the PET map <p>Thirty years after father Lasse sparked Olof Eriksson's fascination with science, he is leading a project with the potential to revolutionise diagnostics of immune diseases. &quot;This is exactly everything I dreamed of when I was young,&quot; he states on site at Uppsala's internationally leading PET Center.</p> Mon, 19 Feb 2024 12:46:00 GMT 2024-02-19T12:46:00Z Great scientific breadth as Uppsala's pharmacy students presented degree projects <p>Antibiotic development, Immunotherapy against cancer and Antidepressants were some of the topics in focus as Uppsala University's pharmacy students presented their degree projects at the well-attended Project Symposium 2023. &quot;We are extremely impressed by the students' presentations, which are all of a very high standard,&quot; states J&ouml;rgen Bengtsson, Chair of the Programme Committee, and Anja Sandstr&ouml;m, Deputy Dean of First and second cycle education.</p> Thu, 25 Jan 2024 10:18:00 GMT 2024-01-25T10:18:00Z PhD Student in focus: Anton Norberg collaborates with three Giants of Big Pharma <p>In a new SweDeliver doctoral project, international giants AstraZeneca, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Janssen Pharmaceuticals are joining forces to develop&nbsp;<em>in vitro</em>&nbsp;models to predict the effect of subcutaneously administered drugs. &quot;Everyone is showing amazing commitment,&quot; states Anton Norberg, PhD student at the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Tue, 19 Dec 2023 08:39:00 GMT 2023-12-19T08:39:00Z SweDeliver welcomes Recipharm as a new partner <p>SweDeliver continues to expand, now introducing Recipharm as industry partner number 18. Recipharm is a Swedish contract manufacturer of pharmaceuticals with 30 facilities in ten countries and three continents. &quot;This recruitment adds important and frontline expertise to our operations,&quot; states Christel Bergstr&ouml;m, Center Director and Professor at the Department of Pharmacy.</p> Mon, 18 Dec 2023 10:52:00 GMT 2023-12-18T10:52:00Z As snow on the BMC-roofs is gleaming… <p>Deep in the grip of the midwinter cold, Stars they glitter and shimmer. All the merrier that our favorite Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemists are here to spread some true&nbsp;Christmas spirit&nbsp;in the BMC laboratories.</p> Wed, 13 Dec 2023 09:14:00 GMT 2023-12-13T09:14:00Z New thesis puts an end to sulfur steaming chemistry labs <p>In a new thesis, Marcus S&ouml;derstr&ouml;m, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, introduces a method to add sulfur in larger molecules without &ndash; congratulations all chemists &ndash; the characteristic smell. Marcus defends his thesis Wednesday 20 December at the Uppsala Biomedical Centre.</p> Wed, 06 Dec 2023 13:46:00 GMT 2023-12-06T13:46:00Z Chemistry Journal reporting from ENABLE-2 and the fight against resistent bacteria <p>The new issue of Swedish magazine Kemisk Tidskrift turns the spotlight on the rising threat posed by bacteria and the researchers leading the search for new weapons to fight antimicrobial resistance. In the five page centerpiece, Professors Anders Karl&eacute;n and Diarmaid Hughes talk about the ongoing work at antibiotic platform ENABLE-2.</p> Fri, 01 Dec 2023 15:34:00 GMT 2023-12-01T15:34:00Z New study to provide tools for more effective antibiotic development <p>European initiative COMBINE has launched a validation study of a model with the potential to streamline tests and development of new antibiotics. &quot;We look forward to within the foreseeable future provide this tool to researchers working with a focus on antimicrobial resistance,&quot; says Lena Friberg, Professor at the Department of Pharmacy with a leading role in COMBINE.</p> Mon, 20 Nov 2023 15:57:00 GMT 2023-11-20T15:57:00Z Well attended when the Faculty of Pharmacy inaugurated its new Professors <p>Chemical tools for more efficient drug development and Vaccination against cancer were in focus when the Faculty of Pharmacy's new Professors Luke Odell and Sara Mangsbo presented their research at this year's inauguration lectures in the Uppsala University Main Building.</p> Thu, 16 Nov 2023 12:23:00 GMT 2023-11-16T12:23:00Z Anna Orlova and Lena Friberg receive SEK 6.75 million from the Swedish Cancer Society <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Anna Orlova and Lena Friberg on receiving&nbsp;SEK 6.75 million from the Swedish Cancer Society. Research with a focus on early diagnosis and therapy of prostate cancer and patient-reported well-being during treatment will follow.</p> Thu, 16 Nov 2023 11:54:00 GMT 2023-11-16T11:54:00Z Medicinal chemists in successful collaboration to block SARS-CoV-2 replication <p>In November, an interdisciplinary research team &ndash; including Medicinal chemists Anja Sandstr&ouml;m and Lindon Moodie &ndash; exited the SciLifeLab DDD Platform after two years of fruitful development of a compound with potential&nbsp;to block SARS-CoV-2 replication. &ldquo;This is a great example of how collaborative efforts pay off&rdquo; states Platform Co-Director Kristian Sandberg.</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2023 15:48:00 GMT 2023-11-09T15:48:00Z Focus on Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry: "Facing a very interesting future" <p>What does an Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemist actually do? Join on a visit to BMC and the laboratory that helped expose a cheating Olympic gold medalist, frightened Sweden's urban swimmers, and currently has a central position in creating a treatment for the world's second-deadliest tumor disease.</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2023 09:47:00 GMT 2023-11-09T09:47:00Z SRC grants SEK 7.6 million to Ulf Göransson and Mikael Hedeland <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Ulf G&ouml;ransson, Professor of Pharmacognosy, and Mikael Hedeland, Professor of Analytical pharmaceutical chemistry, on receiving approximately SEK 7.6 million from the Swedish Research Council's to research on peptide design and method development.</p> Tue, 07 Nov 2023 12:22:00 GMT 2023-11-07T12:22:00Z Join as the Faculty of Pharmacy inaugurates 3 new Professors <p>More efficient immune defense, drug development and treatments are in focus as the Faculty of Pharmacy inaugurates our three new Professors Sara Mangsbo, Luke Odell and Maria Kjellsson. Welcome to listen to lectures from the research frontline in the University Main Building 15 and 17 November.</p> Fri, 03 Nov 2023 12:25:00 GMT 2023-11-03T12:25:00Z The Department welcomes Yassir Al-Tikriti, Anton Norberg and David Juriga <p>The Department of Medicinal Chemistry welcomes our new&nbsp;colleagues&nbsp;Postdoc Yassir Al-Tikriti, PhD Student Anton Norberg&nbsp;and Researcher D&aacute;vid Juriga&nbsp;that join&nbsp;Professor Per Hansson's research group in Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry and SweDeliver's&nbsp;Work Package Parenteral Drug Delivery.</p> Tue, 03 Oct 2023 11:50:00 GMT 2023-10-03T11:50:00Z Marcus Wanselius: "I enjoy going to work every single day" <p>Just a minute... Marcus Wanselius, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and national competence center SweDeliver, that Friday 20 October defends his thesis in which he introduces a new method to understand how injected drugs act in the human body.</p> Wed, 27 Sep 2023 07:05:00 GMT 2023-09-27T07:05:00Z Four thumbs up for SweDeliver summer internship at AstraZeneca <p>How about a six-week summer internship at one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies? We asked Tilde Hagelin, pharmacy student at Uppsala University, and Frederik D&ouml;rr, Senior Scientist at AstraZeneca.</p> Wed, 20 Sep 2023 12:36:00 GMT 2023-09-20T12:36:00Z New study to provide more effective treatment for primary liver cancer <p>In interdisciplinary collaboration, researchers and physicians at Uppsala University and the Uppsala University Hospital are looking for new ways to treat primary liver cancer, the second deadliest tumor disease in the world today. &quot;I am convinced that we will deliver results that enable earlier diagnosis and improved survival,&quot; says Hans Lennern&auml;s, Professor of Biopharmacy.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2023 07:21:00 GMT 2023-09-12T07:21:00Z SweDeliver's summer internships adding value to all parties <p>&ldquo;My work at Strike Pharma was a highly educational experience,&rdquo; states Amanda Gustafsson, master's student with a focus on biopharmaceuticals and one of six future pharmaceutical experts selected for this summer&rsquo;s internships at the national competence center SweDeliver's industrial partners.</p> Fri, 08 Sep 2023 07:13:00 GMT 2023-09-08T07:13:00Z SweDeliver announces four half-time seminars in autumn 2023 <p>Wednesday 4 October, SweDeliver invites to half-time seminar: Self-assembly of therapeutic peptides with Ellen Brunzell, PhD student at the Department of medicinal chemistry. Half-time seminars with Marco Tjakra, Xiguo He and Rebekkah Hammar will follow during the autumn semester.</p> Fri, 25 Aug 2023 14:04:00 GMT 2023-08-25T14:04:00Z The NorDoc Summer School 2023 has started! <p>Tuesday 15 August, Vice-Rector&nbsp;Mats Larhed welcomed the participants of the 6th annual NorDoc Summer School to Sweden,&nbsp;Uppsala University and a&nbsp;scientific arena uniting researchers from all over Northern Europe in the search for effective methods to handle the accelerating antibiotic resistance.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2023 07:14:00 GMT 2023-08-16T07:14:00Z Faculty of Pharmacy reaching new heights in global rankings <p>In the QS World University Ranking 2024, Uppsala University advances ten positions, currently reaching number 24 in the field of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Looking at individual researchers, this year's rankings also provide inspiring reading for the Faculty of Pharmacy, where, among others, Anna Orlova and Ola S&ouml;derberg enter the lists of the foremost in their disciplines.</p> Wed, 02 Aug 2023 07:28:00 GMT 2023-08-02T07:28:00Z SweDeliver and NextBioForm conference brings the pharmaceutical world to Uppsala <p>27-29 November, Competence centers SweDeliver and NextBioForm will host the New Horizons in Drug Delivery and Formulation 2023 conference, an international arena where academia and industry meet in Uppsala to present the latest scientific advances in drug formulation and delivery.</p> Mon, 31 Jul 2023 10:23:00 GMT 2023-07-31T10:23:00Z Be a winner in the Faculty summer competition 2023 <p>With a well-deserved vacation just weeks away, the Faculty of Pharmacy strikes with the hottest event of the season: The Summer competition 2023. Three lucky winners&nbsp;will receive&nbsp;a literary prize&nbsp;that will position them as the beach's intellectual giants.</p> Sat, 10 Jun 2023 13:08:00 GMT 2023-06-10T13:08:00Z New antibiotic platform ENABLE-2 crosses the North Sea <p>ENABLE-2 expands its project portfolio with Strathclyde Minor Groove Binders, a program based in Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde. With this collaboration, the platform takes the step into Europe in its search for new promising antibiotics.</p> Thu, 08 Jun 2023 15:20:00 GMT 2023-06-08T15:20:00Z Birgitta Hellsing wins the Pharmaceutical Student Union's Pedagogical Award 2023 <p>&ldquo;That I receive the award for Student Treatment is very much a reflection of the inspiration that interacting with the students gives me,&rdquo; says Birgitta Hellsing, Administrative Coordinator at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, who together with Anne-Lie Svensson and the Department Board of Pharmaceutical Biosciences receive the Pharmaceutical Student Union's Pedagogical awards 2023.</p> Thu, 01 Jun 2023 09:37:00 GMT 2023-06-01T09:37:00Z Meet the SweDeliver partners: Apotek Produktion & Laboratorier AB (APL) <p>A friend of SweDeliver is a friend of ours and Apotek Produktion &amp; Laboratorier AB is the company that steps into action where the needs are most evident: As one of Europe's leading manufacturers of extemporaneous medicines, they adapt drugs and technical aids for care recipients with unique needs. Join us for a Q&amp;A with Christina Holmberg, one of two Managers at APL's department for Pharmaceutical Development, about an operation that contributes to both survival and increased quality of life.</p> Tue, 30 May 2023 14:50:00 GMT 2023-05-30T14:50:00Z Apply now and become the department's 4th Distinguished University Teacher <p>Three teachers at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry have already been admitted as Distinguished University Teachers (formerly&nbsp;Excellent Teacher) at Uppsala University. The Board of the Disciplinary Domain now welcomes all teachers at our faculty to apply for the title &ndash; that includes&nbsp;a salary increase corresponding to that of a docentship.</p> Fri, 26 May 2023 07:27:00 GMT 2023-05-26T07:27:00Z Lindon Moodie looks for new antibiotics outside the box <p>The Swedish Research Council recently invested SEK 30(!) million in the Faculty of Pharmacy's research. Associate Professor Lindon Moodie received SEK 3.84 million for his project Degradation of bacterial target proteins. Join us for a quick Q&amp;A-check on the status of the project.</p> Wed, 24 May 2023 07:40:00 GMT 2023-05-24T07:40:00Z Early morning in the pharmaceutical lab with Jenny Nilsson <p>What goes on at the bank after 3 PM may never be know. Another question that keeps occupying the generations is what's up before 9 AM in the pharmaceutical lab. We set the alarm clock and headed to BMC and the Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry research group. Among the machines we found Jenny Nilsson, PhD student in Metabolomics.</p> Thu, 11 May 2023 14:37:00 GMT 2023-05-11T14:37:00Z Now Streaming: Faculty of Pharmacy • The Movie <p>Can you invent new drugs and be a pop star at the same time? Join in as Alice, David, Nadia and Valter, seventh graders at the Uppsala Music Classes, visit Uppsala University's Faculty of Pharmacy to find out if it is true that some of the world's best researchers work in their hometown&nbsp;(<em>English subtitles available</em>).</p> Thu, 11 May 2023 09:53:00 GMT 2023-05-11T09:53:00Z Researchers in focus: Ellen Bruntzell wants to increase our knowledge of peptide drugs <p>&ldquo;Being part of the SweDeliver network is a constant source of inspiration,&rdquo; states Ellen Bruntzell, PhD student at Uppsala University, who in a research project connected to both the Faculty of Pharmacy and AstraZeneca contributes new knowledge about the mechanisms that cause aggregation of peptide-based medicines.</p> Tue, 14 Mar 2023 07:39:00 GMT 2023-03-14T07:39:00Z Middle school students rocked the Faculty of Pharmacy <p>&ldquo;Everything was just super exciting,&rdquo; says Alice Mankert, one of four middle school students from Uppsala Music Classes who in early February visited the Faculty of Pharmacy to learn more about frontline pharmaceutical research and also performed a much-lauded rock concert at the Pharmen Student union building.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2023 12:32:00 GMT 2023-02-10T12:32:00Z ENABLE-2 Open Call raising international interest <p>&ldquo;We welcome the great international interest shown in our platform&quot;, states Anders Karl&eacute;n, coordinator of ENABLE-2 that in a recent call for proposals received applications from six European countries.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2023 14:43:00 GMT 2023-01-18T14:43:00Z Agnes Morén and Samia Mohammed receive awards for Degree projects <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates students Samia Mohammed to Sveriges Apoteksf&ouml;rening's Award and Agnes Mor&eacute;n to Medical officer of health Per Manell&rsquo;s Prize that were presented at the Faculty Student Symposium 13 January 2023.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2023 14:05:00 GMT 2023-01-18T14:05:00Z Student symposium with significant scientific breadth <p>&ldquo;Carrying out my scientific Degree project has been a very valuable educational experience,&rdquo; states Rita Sabah, student at Uppsala University's Bachelor of Science Programme in Pharmacy and&nbsp;one of all who presented their Degree projects at the Faculty of Pharmacy's traditional Student Symposium.</p> Mon, 16 Jan 2023 13:20:00 GMT 2023-01-16T13:20:00Z Anders Karlén in Lif podcast: Antibiotic resistance - the silent pandemic <p>Anders Karl&eacute;n, Professor of Computational Medicinal Chemistry and coordinator of ENABLE 2, and &Aring;rets l&auml;kemedelsprofil (<em>Pharmaceutical Drug Profile of the Year</em>) Enrico Baraldi discuss Antibiotic resistance - the silent pandemic in a new episode of Lif:s Podden. Antibiotic expert Bengt Mattson and Pod host Amy Haven&auml;ng, both Lif, also participate&nbsp;in the conversation (<em>note: pod in Swedish</em>)</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2022 11:15:00 GMT 2022-12-19T11:15:00Z Apply for the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society scholarships no later than 10 February <p>If you are a PhD student or already have a PhD, you can now apply for scholarships for conferences, courses, research stays or post-doc stays via the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society. The call includes scholarships for undergraduate students. Apply no later than 10 February 2023.</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2022 15:41:00 GMT 2022-12-15T15:41:00Z The Swedish Research Council invests SEK 25 million in ENABLE-2 <p>ENABLE-2 receives continued funding from the Swedish Research Council, now allocating&nbsp;SEK 25 million to the platform's second year of operations. &quot;We are about to open a second call in order to complement our portfolio with additional projects,&quot; says Anders Karl&eacute;n, Coordinator of ENABLE-2 and Professor at Uppsala University.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2022 14:05:00 GMT 2022-12-13T14:05:00Z Researcher in focus: Julia Parlow aims to map biologic's path from injection to absorption <p>&ldquo;The project's close ties and relevance to the industry was what first drew my attention to SweDeliver,&ldquo; states Julia Parlow, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal chemistry, who is currently developing a method to study the factors affecting the transport of biologics from subcutaneous injection site to absorption site.</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2022 09:35:00 GMT 2022-12-08T09:35:00Z Vinnova praises SweDeliver in new evaluation <p>SweDeliver continues to receive top marks for its successful research program and building of new networks and expertise for future drug delivery. This time from main financier Vinnova, emphasizing, among many things, the efficient collaboration that characterizes the competence center.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:10:00 GMT 2022-12-01T11:10:00Z Anders Karlén guest in Forskarpodden: The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance <p>In The Fight against Antibiotic Resistance, the new episode of Forskarpodden, Anders Karl&eacute;n, Professor and Coordinator of ENABLE-2, and Dan I Andersson, Professor of Medical Bacteriology, discuss the current efforts at Uppsala University&nbsp;to fight the challenges of accelerating antibiotic resistance. (<em>Note: Pod&nbsp;in Swedish</em>)</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2022 15:04:00 GMT 2022-11-21T15:04:00Z The Disciplinary Domain investing in Mental Health First Aid <p>A survey at Uppsala University shows that mental illness is more widespread among university students than professionals of the same age. Now the Faculties of Pharmacy and Medicine is empowering all its employees with the knowledge and tools to provide first aid in acute mental crisis.</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2022 07:46:00 GMT 2022-11-17T07:46:00Z Luke Odell promoted to Professor of Medicinal Chemistry <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Luke Odell on his promotion to Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Uppsala University. &ldquo;Research is a joint effort, so this is a recognition that our entire team can take pride in,&rdquo; states Luke Odell.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2022 10:52:00 GMT 2022-11-14T10:52:00Z SRC investing SEK 12 million in the Department’s research <p>Lindon Moodie, Luke Odell and Anna Orlova at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry receive grants amounting to more than&nbsp;SEK 12 million in the Swedish Research Council's calls in Medicine and Health and Natural Sciences and Engineering in 2022.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2022 15:03:00 GMT 2022-11-09T15:03:00Z Alumni in focus: Monika Magnusson brings the pharmacist uniform to the top of Apotek Hjärtat <p>&ldquo;Many pharmacy customers need guidance towards a healthier lifestyle, and meeting these demands relies both on the frontline workers in the pharmacies and continued excellence from Sweden&rsquo;s educational institutes to train the next generation&rdquo;, states Monika Magnusson, new CEO at Apotek Hj&auml;rtat and committed alumnus of the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2022 14:35:00 GMT 2022-11-07T14:35:00Z PhD thesis introducing new method to analyze potential vaccines <p>Lack of effective analytical tools to assess the safety and effectiveness of new vaccines often consumes unnecessarily large resources. In a new PhD thesis, Lars Geurink applies Capillary Electrophoresis and Analytical Quality by Design to develop CE tests with potential to&nbsp;enable better and more cost-effective vaccines.</p> Fri, 28 Oct 2022 14:20:00 GMT 2022-10-28T14:20:00Z Richard Bergström and Siew Chai new honorary doctorates at the Faculty of Pharmacy <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy is&nbsp;awarding honorary doctorates to Richard Bergstr&ouml;m, former national vaccine coordinator, and Siew Chai, Associate Professor at Monash University. The promotion will take place in the Uppsala University Main Auditorium Friday 27 January, 2023.</p> Fri, 21 Oct 2022 12:43:00 GMT 2022-10-21T12:43:00Z Numerous new findings by SweDeliver's junior researchers <p>During summer and autumn, Ires van der Zwaan, Marcus Wanselius, Ann-Christin Jacobsen and numerous other junior researchers at SweDeliver are publishing results that add valuable knowledge to the fields of drug delivery.</p> Tue, 18 Oct 2022 11:45:00 GMT 2022-10-18T11:45:00Z Olof Eriksson receives the Johnny Ludvigsson Award 2022 <p>Olof Eriksson, researcher at the Faculty of Pharmacy, is the receiver of the Johnny Ludvigsson Award 2022 and SEK 50,000. &quot;Winning this award makes me feel that you can really make a difference for all the families out there who live with type 1 diabetes,&quot; says Olof Eriksson.</p> Tue, 18 Oct 2022 11:25:00 GMT 2022-10-18T11:25:00Z ENABLE-2 expands its operations with a fifth development program <p>National platform ENABLE-2 continues to expand its project portfolio with a fifth development program in order to assist Thioredoxin Systems AB throughout the development of their EbsArgent product.</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2022 07:36:00 GMT 2022-10-07T07:36:00Z ULLA Summer School 22 a successful chapter in a 30-year tradition <p>After last year's online event, the Faculty of Pharmacy was finally able to welcome a new generation of pharmaceutical experts to ULLA Summer School 2022, and the experience received high marks from its&nbsp;international guests.</p> Sat, 10 Sep 2022 09:01:00 GMT 2022-09-10T09:01:00Z Sara Mangsbo receives the BiotechBuilders Award <p>&ldquo;Receiving the BiotechBuilders Award 2022 provides valuable inspiration and hopefully contributes to consolidating Uppsala's and Biopharmaceutical&rsquo;s places on the Swedish Life Science map,&rdquo; states Sara Mangsbo, research director in immuno-oncology at Uppsala University.</p> Mon, 29 Aug 2022 18:00:00 GMT 2022-08-29T18:00:00Z Lifelong learning and Mental health in focus at well-attended GU Days <p>This year's Educational Days at the Faculty of Pharmacy gathered a record number of participants and were characterized by a very positive atmosphere. &quot;The feeling is that we are better equipped for the start of the semester than we have been in many years,&quot; states Deputy Dean Anja Sandstr&ouml;m.</p> Thu, 25 Aug 2022 07:31:00 GMT 2022-08-25T07:31:00Z Uppsala University ranks 23rd in the world in Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences <p>The 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities is official: Uppsala University continues to climb in the field of Pharmacy &amp; Pharmaceutical Sciences and now ranks 23rd in the world. &quot;This is yet another acknowledgment that our determined work is fruitful,&quot; states Mathias Hallberg, Dean at the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Wed, 17 Aug 2022 14:21:00 GMT 2022-08-17T14:21:00Z Nominate your candidate for the Scheele Award 2023 <p>You can now nominate your candidate for the Scheele Award, the Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences prize acknowledging prominent pharmaceutical researchers whose discoveries are important for pharmaceutical development and drugs of the future.</p> Fri, 12 Aug 2022 09:59:00 GMT 2022-08-12T09:59:00Z Apply for the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society's scholarships no later than 31 October <p>The Swedish Pharmaceutical Society announces available scholarships for, among other things, participation in conferences,&nbsp;courses and&nbsp;Postdoc or research stays abroad. Students can apply for a travel grant to conduct a degree project. Welcome with your application no later than 31 October 2022.</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:52:00 GMT 2022-08-11T12:52:00Z Thank you for all fantastic efforts • We already look forward to meeting you again! <p>The summer calm is gradually finding its way back to BMC after yet another academic year characterized by hard work and loads of it. But whenever the burden may seem like the new normal rather than an exception, it is important that we sometimes take the time to look around at everything we accomplish. The view is magnificent!</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2022 11:18:00 GMT 2022-07-01T11:18:00Z Meet the managers of the Faculty's new Degree Program Committees <p>&ldquo;With the launch of two Program Committees, we further increase our potential to provide our Degree programme students the best possible starting point in their future careers,&rdquo; states Fredrik Jerner&eacute;n, newly appointed chair of the Committee for the Bachelor of Science Programme&nbsp;in Pharmacy.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2022 09:37:00 GMT 2022-06-30T09:37:00Z Many new publications by SweDeliver's junior researchers <p>During the spring and early summer, Staffan Berg, Vahid Forooqi Motlaq, Ann-Sofie Persson, Maryam Tofiq and numerous other junior researchers at SweDeliver are publishing results that add valuable knowledge to the fields of drug delivery.</p> Tue, 21 Jun 2022 10:25:00 GMT 2022-06-21T10:25:00Z They won the Pharmaceutical Student Union's Pedagogical awards 2022 <p>&ldquo;Receiving the Student Council's Award for Student treatment gives important inspiration,&rdquo; says Bj&ouml;rn Wettermark, Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology, that together with Emma Lundkvist and Malin Nilsson Broberg receive the Pharmaceutical Student Union's Pedagogical awards 2022.</p> Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:31:00 GMT 2022-06-15T09:31:00Z Researcher profile: Anders Karlén coordinates the combat against the invisible enemy <p>&ldquo;As long as disaster does not strike with full force, many prefer to look elsewhere,&rdquo; says Anders Karl&eacute;n, Professor of Computer-Aided Drug Design, who after coordinating the European flagship ENABLE now continues the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria within the framework of the international platform ENABLE -2.</p> Sat, 11 Jun 2022 10:23:00 GMT 2022-06-11T10:23:00Z Malin Aschan Eriksson winner of the Per Manell award <p>Malin Aschan Eriksson receives&nbsp;the 2022 Per Manell award for best presentation of a master thesis at the Faculty of Pharmacy Student symposium. Mustafa Mohamad wins the Pharmacy Association's award for best degree project at undergraduate level.</p> Tue, 07 Jun 2022 12:45:00 GMT 2022-06-07T12:45:00Z Welcome to contribute to the Per Manell Award <p>For six years, the Per Manell Award has provided the students of the Faculty of Pharmacy the opportunity to become acquainted with the European pharmaceutical industry. Now you have the opportunity to contribute to a fund for the survival of the award. Everyone, including companies and organisations, is welcome to donate and no sum is too small.</p> Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:22:00 GMT 2022-06-01T09:22:00Z New thesis with focus on microgels as tools for drug delivery <p>Tuesday 14 June Yassir Al-Tikriti, PhD student at SweDeliver and Uppsala University&rsquo;s Department of Medicinal Chemistry, will present&nbsp;his thesis Microgels as drug delivery vehicles: Loading and release of amphiphilic drugs.</p> Tue, 24 May 2022 14:19:00 GMT 2022-05-24T14:19:00Z Innovation award to new molecules for drugs against covid-19 <p>With the Attractive Innovation Project Award, the researchers behind CoLD Therapeutics are taking the next step in turning their newly developed substances into a pharmaceutical drug against covid-19. &quot;Our project is attracting a lot of attention and the response we receive inspires,&quot; says Lindon Moodie, Associate Professor at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry.</p> Mon, 23 May 2022 14:32:00 GMT 2022-05-23T14:32:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy to promote eight new doctors <p>On Wednesday 25 May, Uppsala University invites to the second Doctoral Degree Conferment Ceremony of this spring term. The Faculty of Pharmacy is promoting eight new doctors that have added important knowledge in the field of pharmaceuticals. Welcome to follow the celebration online.</p> Fri, 20 May 2022 13:40:00 GMT 2022-05-20T13:40:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates its new doctors <p>In May, Uppsala University traditionally holds a Doctoral Degree Conferment Ceremony, a celebration for those who have received doctorates during the year. This year, the promotion takes place on both 18 and 25 May, since the January promotion had to be postponed as a result of the pandemic. On 18 May, the Faculty of Pharmacy promoted eleven new doctors, Our Warmest Congratulations to you.</p> Thu, 19 May 2022 13:08:00 GMT 2022-05-19T13:08:00Z Bobo Skillinghaug winner of Limbiska Priset 2022 <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Bobo Skillinghaug, Lecturer at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and winner of the Biomedicine Programme Pedagogical Award, the Limbiska Priset 2022. &quot;I feel very happy and honored, not least since it is awarded by the students,&quot; says the winner.</p> Fri, 13 May 2022 10:12:00 GMT 2022-05-13T10:12:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy ready for ULLA Summer School 22 <p>In early July, Uppsala University&rsquo;s Faculty of Pharmacy welcomes PhD students and researchers from all over Europe to the ULLA Summer School 22, a unique experience that will bring together the future leaders in international pharmacy.</p> Wed, 11 May 2022 12:43:00 GMT 2022-05-11T12:43:00Z Faculty of Pharmacy at the top of international rankings <p>Rankings of universities and individual researchers are gaining increasingly more attention. A high position can attract new students, leading researchers and important funding - and currently the most prestigious rankings offer very inspiring reading for the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Fri, 06 May 2022 12:03:00 GMT 2022-05-06T12:03:00Z MPA’s Björn Eriksson wants to strengthen the collaboration with the Faculty of Pharmacy <p>&ldquo;Sweden has the prerequisites we need to compete globally, and with joint strength we can aim even higher,&rdquo; stated Bj&ouml;rn Eriksson, Director General of the Swedish Medical Products Agency, when visiting Uppsala University and the new Faculty of Pharmacy seminar series.</p> Wed, 04 May 2022 06:56:00 GMT 2022-05-04T06:56:00Z Register your department for the Hitta ut wellness challenge <p>Gear ​​up you department and participate in Hitta ut, this year's largest wellness challenge, where you and your colleagues search for checkpoints in Uppsala and its surrounding areas. In addition to exercise and beautiful views, you have the opportunity to win great prizes.</p> Tue, 03 May 2022 15:26:00 GMT 2022-05-03T15:26:00Z Deputy Dean Anja Sandström: Pent-up needs and backlogged models <p>With May just a few hours away, tulip blossoms are sprouting in the flower beds, the media reports that Uppsala was the first in Sweden to have summer, and the city&rsquo;s students are preparing for Valborg with extra anticipation. After two years of postponed celebrations, there are many pent-up needs. Personally, I&rsquo;m looking forward to putting on my student cap on the balcony of Carolina Rediviva, writes Deputy Dean Anja Sandstr&ouml;m.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2022 14:42:00 GMT 2022-04-29T14:42:00Z Alumnus in focus: Pär Matsson shows the way to the drugs of the future <p>After two decades at the Faculty of Pharmacy, P&auml;r Matsson left Uppsala University for Gothenburg and the Sahlgrenska Academy. Today, he is head of one of Sweden's most exciting scientific initiatives with the potential to take our country to the absolute front line of the pharmaceutical sciences.</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2022 14:19:00 GMT 2022-04-27T14:19:00Z Several new publications from SweDeliver's junior researchers <p>SweDeliver continues to conduct high quality research. In the spring of 2022, Vicky Barmpatsalou, Ilse Dubbelboer, Agnes Rodler and Yassir Al-Tikriti are publishing articles that add important knowledge to the field of parenteral and oral drug delivery.</p> Thu, 21 Apr 2022 09:29:00 GMT 2022-04-21T09:29:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy strengthens its Programme organisation <p>Just a minute&hellip; Anja Sandstr&ouml;m, Deputy Dean for first and second cycle education, who has a central role in the Faculty of Pharmacy's ongoing strengthening of its organisation working with the Master and Bachelor of Science Programmes in Pharmacy.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2022 12:26:00 GMT 2022-04-13T12:26:00Z Alumnus in focus: Malin Grape is the world's first AMR Ambassador <p>&ldquo;Sweden has a very distinctive voice in antibiotic matters that both the EU and the world listen to, and we must use it,&quot; states Malin Grape, Swedish ambassador against antimicrobial resistance and alumnus at the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2022 06:34:00 GMT 2022-04-11T06:34:00Z Meet the students that are up for the best summer job of 2022 at SweDeliver <p>&ldquo;It is fantastic that Uppsala University provides its students, not least us from other countries, this extraordinary opportunity, states Jessica Mahajan, Master's student in Drug Development and one of six students selected to do a summer internship at SweDeliver's industrial partners.</p> Thu, 07 Apr 2022 12:00:00 GMT 2022-04-07T12:00:00Z SweDeliver inviting students to do degree projects at industrial partners <p>Starting in the spring of 2022, SweDeliver will offer&nbsp;students the opportunity to do degree projects at one of the center's 16 industrial partners. &quot;This is a good way to further strengthen the ties between academia and industry,&quot; states Jonas Fagerberg, Head of Pharma R&amp;D at Disruptive Pharma.</p> Tue, 05 Apr 2022 09:27:00 GMT 2022-04-05T09:27:00Z Language semester added to Programme for pharmacists with a foreign degree <p>The complementary programme for pharmacists with a foreign degree has proven a great success that contributes valuable competence into the Swedish labor market. This autumn, Uppsala University will expand the education with a language semester that will provide participants with important tools in their future profession.</p> Mon, 04 Apr 2022 14:05:00 GMT 2022-04-04T14:05:00Z Nominate your candidate for the Hjärnäpplet Innovation Prize <p>Now you have the opportunity to nominate a colleague for Uppsala University's innovation prize Hj&auml;rn&auml;pplet, which draws attention to contributions to translate valuable knowledge into innovation and sustainable benefit. Welcome with your nomination no later than April 24, 2022.</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2022 13:23:00 GMT 2022-03-29T13:23:00Z ENABLE-2 takes the lead in the pursuit of new antibiotics <p>The Swedish Research Council's investment in ENABLE-2 has,&nbsp;with support from Vinnova, launched with four projects that are considered very promising in the pursuit for new antibiotics. In the first round of admissions, two projects from Uppsala University, and one each from Link&ouml;ping University and the biotech company QureTech Bio AB were selected for development.</p> Mon, 21 Mar 2022 11:00:00 GMT 2022-03-21T11:00:00Z Three new Associate Professors at the Faculty of Pharmacy <p>Mikael Engskog and Lindon Moodie, the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, and Madlen Hubert, the Department of Pharmacy, have been promoted to Associate Professors at Uppsala University. The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates all three to their much deserved appointments!</p> Sat, 19 Mar 2022 16:54:00 GMT 2022-03-19T16:54:00Z Insects in the Fyris river carried 33 different pharmaceutical substances <p>In a study of insects in the Fyris river, researchers identified traces of 33 different pharmaceutical substances. &quot;In combination, these substances can give unexpected and amplified effects that, when they reach further up the food chain, might also affect us humans,&quot; says Emelie Sedvall, PhD student at Uppsala University.</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2022 17:02:00 GMT 2022-03-18T17:02:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy remembers Per Manell <p>Per Manell, pharmacist, entrepreneur, Medical officer of health and one of the Faculty of Pharmacy's most highly profiled alumni died in Uppsala on 4 March at the age of 73 years. &ldquo;Per Manell was a driving spirit and a true source of inspiration. He will be deeply missed,&rdquo; states Mathias Hallberg, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:53:00 GMT 2022-03-17T10:53:00Z Freestanding courses important tools for lifelong learning <p>With the launch of several new freestanding&nbsp;courses, the Faculty of Pharmacy takes a central position in the government's prioritised work to strengthen and develop competence supply and lifelong learning.</p> Fri, 04 Mar 2022 10:06:00 GMT 2022-03-04T10:06:00Z New substances to provide better diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer <p>Researchers at Uppsala University have developed two new substances that show positive results for early detection of metastases in prostate cancer. &quot;If only one of our two leads is successful, we hope to be able to help all men suffering from prostate cancer to longer and better lives,&quot; says Anna Orlova, Professor at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry.</p> Thu, 03 Mar 2022 10:19:00 GMT 2022-03-03T10:19:00Z PhD Student competition: Present your research in 3 minutes <p>All PhDs students at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Uppsala University are invited to participate in the qualifying round for a competition where you present your research in a maximum of three minutes. The competition is organised by the Coimbra international network.</p> Wed, 02 Mar 2022 10:01:00 GMT 2022-03-02T10:01:00Z Faculty of Pharmacy welcomes 200 PhD students to ULLA 22 <p>July 2&ndash;9, the Faculty of Pharmacy will be at the center of European pharmaceutical research when Uppsala University hosts the ULLA Summer School. &quot;I am sure that we will all experience a unique summer school that adds important values ​​to both tradition and future,&rdquo; says Ulf G&ouml;ransson, Professor of&nbsp;Pharmacognosy.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2022 09:32:00 GMT 2022-02-10T09:32:00Z Sweden's first Master's Programme in Biopharmaceuticals ready to launch <p>The Faculty of Pharmacy is at the forefront of the development of new biological drugs. In the autumn of 2022, the researchers will turn their expertise into a new Master's Programme that is already among Uppsala University's most popular.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2022 09:21:00 GMT 2022-02-10T09:21:00Z Nominate your candidate for The Pedagogical Awards 2022 <div> <p style="margin-left:0px">Which teacher at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry has made the most outstanding contributions in undergraduate education? Nominate your candidate for the Uppsala University Pedagogical Awards 2022 no later than 17 March.</p> <div></div> </div> <div></div> Fri, 04 Feb 2022 15:40:00 GMT 2022-02-04T15:40:00Z New results on stabilising the boundary between collapsed and swollen phases in microgels <p>In a new article published in Gels, Yassir Al-Tikriti, PhD student at SweDeliver and the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, presents results supporting the hypothesis that the boundary between collapsed and swollen phases in the same microgel is stabilised by thermodynamic factors.</p> Tue, 01 Feb 2022 14:28:00 GMT 2022-02-01T14:28:00Z Apply now and become the department's 4th Distinguished University Teacher <p>Three teachers at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry have already been admitted as Distinguished University Teachers (formerly&nbsp;Excellent Teacher) at Uppsala University. The Board of the Disciplinary Domain now welcomes all teachers at our faculty to apply for the title &ndash; that includes&nbsp;a salary increase corresponding to that of a docentship.</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:47:00 GMT 2022-01-20T11:47:00Z Linn Mandahl next guest in Profiler i branschen <p>Alumni association Farmis once again invites you to the inspiration series Profiler i branschen (Industry profiles), where you meet exciting persons in pharma. The first guest of 2022 is Linn Mandahl, pharmacist and CEO of pharmaceutical company AbbVie. Join via Zoom on Wednesday 9 February.</p> Fri, 14 Jan 2022 08:42:00 GMT 2022-01-14T08:42:00Z Do your degree project at SweDeliver's industrial partners <p>SweDeliver now offers students the opportunity to do a degree project consisting of 30 or 45 credits at one of the competece center's industry partners. Welcome to submit your application or contact SweDeliver for more information.</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2022 09:52:00 GMT 2022-01-05T09:52:00Z Pharmetheus increases SweDeliver commitment with new project <p>SweDeliver industrial partner Pharmetheus has been granted financing by Vinnova for the project Subcutaneous drug delivery: PBPK-QSP model for absorption and anti-drug antibody response. An initiative that will further invigorate the company's commitment in SweDeliver.</p> Tue, 04 Jan 2022 10:22:00 GMT 2022-01-04T10:22:00Z Apply for the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society scholarships no later than 20 February <p>Post docs, PhD students &amp; Students in the field of pharmacy can now apply for scholarships for research courses, congresses and more. Apply no later than 20 February 2022.</p> Wed, 22 Dec 2021 11:34:00 GMT 2021-12-22T11:34:00Z Vaccine, drugs and rock'n'roll • A X-mas greeting from Dean Mathias Hallberg <p>When I sum up 2021, I note another eventful year for the Faculty of Pharmacy. We have developed our teaching, been successful in calls, published high-profile articles, received awards and - not least - contributed to the university's science outreach. The latter being more important than ever at a time when pharmaceutical drugs are on everyone's mind.</p> Tue, 21 Dec 2021 14:59:00 GMT 2021-12-21T14:59:00Z ENABLE-2 ready to lead continued development of new antibiotics <p>ENABLE, the EU initiative for antibiotic development led by Uppsala University, will continue its work in ENABLE-2 with financial support from the Swedish Research Council. &quot;An independent committee have chosen between many interesting project proposals and the platform is now entering operational phase,&quot; says Anders Karl&eacute;n, Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Tue, 21 Dec 2021 09:51:00 GMT 2021-12-21T09:51:00Z Experts in pharmaceuticals are positive about future virus control <p>&ldquo;There is much to suggest that in the near future we can fight infectious viruses much faster than today&rdquo;, says Anders Hallberg, medicinal chemist at Uppsala University and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science&nbsp;and its expert group, who in a new report summarises current knowledge about covid-19.</p> Mon, 20 Dec 2021 08:44:00 GMT 2021-12-20T08:44:00Z Several new publications by SweDeliver's junior researchers <p>SweDeliver's PhD students and postdocs continue to conduct studies of very high quality. In the autumn of 2021, Vicky Barmpatsalou, Staffan Berg, Vahid Forooqi Motlaq and Ir&egrave;s van der Zwaan have all presented interesting publications.</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2021 09:39:00 GMT 2021-12-13T09:39:00Z Be a winner in the Faculty of Pharmacy X-mas gift competition <p>With gl&uuml;hwein and a well deserved vacation just weeks away, the Faculty of Pharmacy strikes with the hottest event of the year: The X-mas gift competition 2021. Three lucky winners will receive an extra present with the internal mail&nbsp;that will make them the department's most admired employees.</p> Thu, 09 Dec 2021 09:55:00 GMT 2021-12-09T09:55:00Z Boundless commitment • Science outreach in practice <p>Half a century after Science outreach was written into the Higher Education Act, the researchers at the Faculty of Pharmacy are frequently engaged as experts in the media. They contribute knowledge in government inquiries and navigate international collaborations. But how can a young researcher prepare for a career in the limelight?</p> Thu, 09 Dec 2021 08:34:00 GMT 2021-12-09T08:34:00Z Alumnus in focus • Richard Bergström: from Club Dacke to the eye of the pandemic <p>Richard Bergstr&ouml;m, alumnus of Uppsala University&rsquo;s Faculty of Pharmacy, has been Sweden's vaccine coordinator for 18 intensive months. A position that includes everything from securing national vaccine access to spontaneous selfies with admirers.</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2021 14:53:00 GMT 2021-12-03T14:53:00Z Election of members to the departmental committee 1 December 2021 <p>Election of members to the departmental committee at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry will take place on Wednesday 1 December, from 9:00 to 13:00, at BMC outside room A5:314c.&nbsp;Nomination of members for each category must be made in writing to the Electoral Board between 19 November&nbsp;to 24 November.</p> <p></p> Fri, 19 Nov 2021 12:08:00 GMT 2021-11-19T12:08:00Z Solemn and popular science as the faculty inaugurates its new professors <p>&ldquo;The inauguration lectures provide great opportunities to get an easily accessible and up to date overview of what is happening in the neighboring corridor,&rdquo; states Johan Lennartsson, one of seven new Professors at the Faculty of Pharmacy that this week give popular scientific introductions to their research.</p> Wed, 17 Nov 2021 13:26:00 GMT 2021-11-17T13:26:00Z Richard Bergström first guest in a new seminar series <p>Thursday 2 December, the Faculty of Pharmacy invites all employees to the premiere of a new seminar series. Our opening speaker is Richard Bergstr&ouml;m, Sweden's vaccine coordinator and alumnus at Uppsala University. Post-seminar mingle, Free admission and mandatory pre-registration.</p> Mon, 15 Nov 2021 13:30:00 GMT 2021-11-15T13:30:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy to inaugurate seven new professors <p>From fragile peptides to 3D-printed drugs. From optimised drug dosages to more effective drug use. Tuesday 16 November, the new professors of the Faculty of Pharmacy will give lectures directly from the frontline of pharmaceutical research before the Inauguration of Professors 2021.</p> Wed, 10 Nov 2021 16:26:00 GMT 2021-11-10T16:26:00Z From the mind of researcher Nadia Petersen • About to leave us for LEO Pharma <p>After almost three years at Uppsala University, I&rsquo;m leaving to join LEO Pharma in Copenhagen. I have had a fantastic time here working together with Prof. Mats Larhed and Prof. Em. Anders Hallberg synthesising small molecule agonists for the AT2 receptor.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Nov 2021 14:53:00 GMT 2021-11-08T14:53:00Z Present your research at SciFest 2022 – Registration open now <p>The Uppsala science festival SciFest returns to Fyrishov. 10&ndash;12 March 2022, researchers from Uppsala University and thousands of curious schoolchildren and adults will meet for a variety of activities, shows and lectures. As a researcher at the Faculty of Pharmacy, you can now register your participation.</p> Mon, 01 Nov 2021 09:09:00 GMT 2021-11-01T09:09:00Z Faculty of Pharmacy • Now also as Rollups <p>You who are an employee at the Faculty of Pharmacy can now use up to four rollups to profile our faculty's activities in connection with seminars, conferences and other gatherings.</p> Thu, 28 Oct 2021 07:12:00 GMT 2021-10-28T07:12:00Z Mentoring program with restrictions and new dimensions <p>In October, PhD students and mentors gathered in Uppsala to wrap up the first round of SweDeliver's new mentoring program. Although the pandemic limited most possibilities of interaction, no traces of digital fatigue were to be seen.</p> Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:29:00 GMT 2021-10-19T12:29:00Z Uppsala University invests in lifelong learning for pharmacists <p>With four new courses in drug development, the Faculty of Pharmacy takes an important initiative in Sweden's ongoing investment in lifelong learning. &quot;Our field is constantly moving forward and already ten years after graduation, professional pharmacists should update their skills,&quot; says Senior lecturer Per Larsson.</p> Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:22:00 GMT 2021-10-14T11:22:00Z "We must restore the community between the faculty's PhD students <p>Just a minute&hellip; Rosita Kneiszl Pettersson, new Chair of&nbsp;The Pharmaceutical Doctoral Student&nbsp;Council (FDR), which is currently launching a broad and long-term agenda for the faculty's PhD students to work in the best possible environment. First on the list: Taco Night with a twist.&quot;</p> Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:20:00 GMT 2021-10-11T15:20:00Z SEK 25 million to ENABLE-2 and continued development of new antibiotics <p>ENABLE, the EU initiative for antibiotic development led by Uppsala University, has received SEK 25 million from the Swedish Research Council to start up ENABLE-2. &quot;We are already accepting project proposals and hope that this investment will inspire more financiers,&quot; says coordinator Anders Karl&eacute;n.</p> Tue, 05 Oct 2021 15:14:00 GMT 2021-10-05T15:14:00Z Follow the Faculty of Pharmacy's Graduation Ceremony online <p>Saturday 25 September, a new generation of pharmaceutical experts will gather in Uppsala University's main auditorium to obtain their diplomas. The Faculty of Pharmacy invites parents, friends,&nbsp;relatives and faculty staff to follow the ceremony online!</p> Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:55:00 GMT 2021-09-23T11:55:00Z ULLA21 a new successful chapter in the network annals <p>In July, the Faculty of Pharmacy hosted ULLA Summer School, the biannual event that brings together the future leaders in international pharmacy. As a result of the pandemic, seven days on site were redesigned to three days online. A challenge that did not prevent the meeting place from becoming a corona-secured success.</p> Mon, 20 Sep 2021 12:46:00 GMT 2021-09-20T12:46:00Z Webinar about your possibilities at Testa Center <p>Testa Center provides Uppsala University&rsquo;s researchers access to state-of-the-art equipment for drug and bioprocess development. At the webinar &quot;Academic research in the Testa Center &ndash; A testing bed for upscaling your biological innovations&quot;, you will learn about experiences and success stories. Pre-register&nbsp;now!</p> Tue, 14 Sep 2021 12:34:00 GMT 2021-09-14T12:34:00Z Survey to map the need for further pharmaceutical education <p>In which areas do you want to improve your competences? In order to map the profession's need for further pharmaceutical education, the Faculty of Pharmacy and Alumni Association Farmis are currently conducting a survey focusing on requests for new courses and formats.</p> Fri, 10 Sep 2021 13:58:00 GMT 2021-09-10T13:58:00Z A teacher's comment about returning to campus teaching <p>After what I feel is a terribly long time with online teaching, this semester feels very special. At the time of writing, I have not yet been booked for a campus lecture but I have high hopes that it will happen this semester, writes&nbsp;Christian Sk&ouml;ld,&nbsp;Excellent teacher at the&nbsp;Department of Medicinal Chemistry.</p> Tue, 07 Sep 2021 08:28:00 GMT 2021-09-07T08:28:00Z Jakob Haglöf is new excellent teacher at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry <p>Just a minute &amp; Congratulations&hellip; Jakob Hagl&ouml;f, teacher of analytical pharmaceutical chemistry, educational developer AND Recently appointed excellent teacher at the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Mon, 06 Sep 2021 11:19:00 GMT 2021-09-06T11:19:00Z Joachim Gullbo is awarded the Hjärnäpplet Innovation Prize <p>Joachim Gullbo, alumnus with a pharmacy degree from the Faculty of Pharmacy, receives the Uppsala University innovation prize Hj&auml;rn&auml;pplet for his key role in the development of better drugs for cancer.</p> Fri, 27 Aug 2021 12:23:00 GMT 2021-08-27T12:23:00Z Participate in the UU Innovation Mentor Program 2022 <p>You, a researcher or PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, can now apply to participate in the UU Innovation Mentor Program. Take the chance to develop your research results into value-creating societal benefit and to build new networks in collaboration with a committed mentor. Apply no later than 30 September 2021.</p> Thu, 26 Aug 2021 13:55:00 GMT 2021-08-26T13:55:00Z Farmis invites to annual alumni meeting 21 <p>Farmis invites&nbsp;to annual alumni meeting 27 September 2021. The meeting will include an exclusive lecture&nbsp;with Erik Fredholm, Vaccine Coordinator in the &Ouml;rebro Region. Participate online&nbsp;via link. Please register no later than 25&nbsp;September.</p> Thu, 26 Aug 2021 08:05:00 GMT 2021-08-26T08:05:00Z Apply for equal opportunities funding 2021 <p>You who are employed or a student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry&nbsp;can now apply for up to SEK 80,000 for equal opportunities projects within the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy. Welcome with your application to the Equal Opportunities Committee no later than 13 September 2021.</p> Wed, 25 Aug 2021 09:55:00 GMT 2021-08-25T09:55:00Z Anja Sandström new Professor of Medicinal chemistry <p>The Department of Medicinal chemistry congratulates Anja Sandstr&ouml;m on being promoted to Professor of Medicinal chemistry 1&nbsp;July 2021.</p> Wed, 18 Aug 2021 09:33:00 GMT 2021-08-18T09:33:00Z Apply for the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society's scholarships no later than 31 October <p>The Swedish Pharmaceutical Society&nbsp;announces available scholarships for PhD:s/post docs to participate&nbsp;in conferences, courses, research stays and postdoc stays abroad or in Sweden. Students can apply for a travel grant to conduct a degree project abroad. Welcome with your application no later than 31 October 2021.</p> Tue, 17 Aug 2021 12:21:00 GMT 2021-08-17T12:21:00Z Andrea Benediktsdottir is awarded the Iris Scholarship for aspiring women <p>Andrea Benediktsdottir, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, is awarded the Iris Scholarship for aspiring women in Sweden. With the scholarship, Andrea Benediktsdottir will participate in an interdisciplinary course focusing on antibiotics given in Veyrier-du-Lac, France.</p> Fri, 13 Aug 2021 12:29:00 GMT 2021-08-13T12:29:00Z Drugs in the Environment one of many new freestanding courses at the Faculty of Pharmacy <p>In 2021, the Faculty of Pharmacy is expanding its already wide range of freestanding courses. This year&rsquo;s news includes Drugs in the Environment, Biologicals and Introduction to Nanomedicine - themes that respond well to society's challenges.</p> Wed, 11 Aug 2021 07:03:00 GMT 2021-08-11T07:03:00Z Lifelong learning – a new activity for higher education institutions <p>Higher education institutions being assigned new tasks is not something that happens every day. But that is exactly what is happening right now: from 1 July, higher education institutions will also be tasked with promoting lifelong learning.</p> Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:43:00 GMT 2021-08-04T13:43:00Z Uppsala University Behavioral Facility brings animal studies to new heights <p>The Behavioral Facility at Uppsala University assists researchers in behavioral sciences in planning, executing and analysing preclinical animal studies. Demand for the platform's services is extensive, but the facility staff identifies additional scientific potential.</p> Fri, 18 Jun 2021 19:21:00 GMT 2021-06-18T19:21:00Z Test yourself – what good ideas can be found in your research? <p>Which of your research results have the potential to solve a problem in a new way? Take UU Innovation&rsquo;s self-test to see whether what you are developing in your research has the potential to create value for others as well.</p> Wed, 09 Jun 2021 10:06:00 GMT 2021-06-09T10:06:00Z Testa Center and the Faculty of Pharmacy take bioscience to the next level <p>At Testa Center, researchers and&nbsp;teachers at the Faculty of Pharmacy&nbsp;have access high-quality laboratory environments. Here they&nbsp;meet the infrastructure and expertise required&nbsp;to take their innovations and students to new heights.</p> Tue, 01 Jun 2021 07:27:00 GMT 2021-06-01T07:27:00Z Webinar 14 June: Digitalization, medicine and pharmacy <p>Monday 14 June the Faculty of Pharmacy invites to webinar Digitalization, medicine and pharmacy &ndash; How well does our education meet future needs? Join online&nbsp;and contribute to the development of pharmaceutical educations to meet future needs.</p> Mon, 31 May 2021 14:22:00 GMT 2021-05-31T14:22:00Z They receive the Pharmaceutical Student Union's pedagogical awards <p>&ldquo;Receiving the students' award after this challenging year feels extra great, says Lecturer Christina Wed&eacute;n who, together with Ulrika Rosenstr&ouml;m and Viktor Rogn&aring;s, receive the Pharmaceutical Student Union's 2021 pedagogical awards.</p> Thu, 27 May 2021 12:11:00 GMT 2021-05-27T12:11:00Z New research to improve use of amphiphilic drug molecules <p>By exploring the aggregation properties of different amphiphilic molecules in microgels, Yassir Al-Tikriti, PhD student at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, aims to provide tools and knowledge of importance for future cancer therapies and antidepressants.</p> Wed, 19 May 2021 12:39:00 GMT 2021-05-19T12:39:00Z New biomarkers can lead to breakthrough in diabetes research <p>With the discovery of two new biomarkers, Olof Eriksson, researcher in translational imaging, may lead the way to the scientific breakthrough that will enable curative drugs and personalised treatments for diabetes.</p> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 13:41:00 GMT 2021-04-16T13:41:00Z Apply for funding for postdoc exchange between the Faculty of Pharmacy and SLU <p>Funding is now available for two postdoc exchanges,&nbsp;one hosted by the Faculty of Pharmacy or Fauculty of Medicine at Uppsala University, and one by a&nbsp;department at the SLU Faculty of&nbsp;Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science.</p> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:42:00 GMT 2021-04-16T12:42:00Z Alumnus in focus: Erik Fredholm, vaccine coordinator in Region Örebro <p>Erik Fredholm, pharmacist in Region &Ouml;rebro, has seen his working days change along&nbsp;the spread of the coronavirus. Three months have passed since he last took a break. At the moment he estimates that it will take another three months before his next visit to the coffee room.</p> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:41:00 GMT 2021-04-16T12:41:00Z New online course: Advanced cancer biology <p>Welcome to join the new course Advanced cancer biology, 7&ndash;11 June, covering important topics in the field of tumor biology. The course is primarily aimed at PhD students, postdocs and researchers. Apply no later than 14 April 2021.</p> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:40:00 GMT 2021-04-16T12:40:00Z The Faculty of Pharmacy top-ranked for higher education <p>In the QS World University Rankings, Uppsala University is ranked no. 37 in the world for studies in Pharmacy &amp; Pharmacology. &quot;This proves that our work at Uppsala University gives results, and also gives us important inspiration for the future,&quot; says Mathias Hallberg, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy.</p> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:39:00 GMT 2021-04-16T12:39:00Z Make your nomination for Alumnus of the Year 2021 <p>Who among the Faculty of Pharmacy's many alumni do you think best deserves the Alumnus of the Year 2021 award at Uppsala University? You are welcome to nominate your candidate no later than 2 May.</p> Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:37:00 GMT 2021-04-16T12:37:00Z