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Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences engages in a broad range of scientific activities ranging from basic biomedical and experimental clinical research to applied clinical studies and education and research within the fields of medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, medical pedagogy, and public health.

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine

Research News

Unique method tested on alcohol addiction

For the first time in the world’s history, people with alcohol addiction will be treated with magnetic stimulation of structures deep within the brain. The study is led by Professor Markus Heilig, who has recently been recruited to LiU from a top post in the United States.

Resin may provide medicine against epilepsy

Sticky resin from conifers contains substances that could relieve or cure epilepsy. Researchers at Linköping University have synthesized and tested 71 substances known as resin acids, of which twelve are prime candidates for new medicines.

Lecture Online: Nanoparticles around us and why size matters

The use of nanomaterials create concerns regarding their toxicity and possible impact on our health and environment. Online lecture with Susana Cristobal, Professor of Biomedicine.

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Medicine and Health Science Research at Linköping University - divided into categories

Life Science Seminars



Mailing address
Medicinska fakulteten
581 83 Linköping

Linköping: +46 (0)10-103 00 00 or
+46 (0)13-28 10 00
Norrköping: +46 (0)11-363000


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Last updated: 2015-11-16