Lund center for Stem Cell Biology and Cell Therapy is one of six Swedish strategic centers of excellence in life sciences, supported by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. Established in January 2003, the center focuses on stem cell and developmental biology of the central nervous and blood systems, and development of stem cell and cell replacement therapies in these organ systems as well as research in non-mammalian model systems.
Stefan Karlsson, professor of molecular medicine gets 43 million from Knut och Alice Wallenberg stiftelse for a project about how stem cells are organized and how they can adapt to the needs of the organism. Mikael Sigvardsson, professor and specialist in leukemia and other blood diseases and receive 42 million kronor from Knut och Alice Wallenberg stiftelse.
Dissertation: REGULATION OF HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS
Emma Rörby, Division of Molecular Medicine and Gene Therapy, Department of Laboratory Medicine. This thesis will be defended 12th of September at 13.00 in the Segerfalk lecture hall, BMC A10. Faculty opponent: Professor Margaret A. Goodell, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA.