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Huntington’s disease has long been linked to jerky movements. Now, researchers in Lund, Sweden, have shown that the metabolism can also be seriously affected by the hereditary disease. The new laboratory findings provide hope of entirely new treatment methods.

Lund Medical Faculty Monthly highlights recent papers of importance and general interest from the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University on a monthly basis.

Dear friends from Japan: Students, teachers, researchers and all members of the Japanese Colony at Lund University. Please receive our deepest sympathy for your loss and your sufferings!
We would like to invite you to a gathering on Thursday 17 March on the occasion of the visit of a delegation from Mie University who brings first hand information about the situation in Japan. They are flying directly from Tokyo on Wednesday night.

The opportunities to treat a stroke have long been limited to the hours after an attack. The loss of brain function caused by the stroke has previously been regarded as permanent. Brain researchers at Lund University have now discovered a substance that opens up the possibility of treatment up to two days after a stroke.

A movie about Cancer research and Translational research, close collaboration between scientists and clinicians with the patients in focus and also the development of The Regional Cancer Center South.

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