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Education and research in medicine, dentistry and healthcare science

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  • Better hip replacements when surgeon operates often

    [14 Jul 2020] The higher the proportion of primary hip replacement operations a surgeon performs annually, the better the results are, a thesis at the University of Gothenburg shows. On the other hand, it makes little difference to the patient whether the operating surgeon is a fully trained specialist in orthopedics or a resident physician being trained as an orthopedic specialist.

  • Gut microbiota provide clues for treating diabetes

    [13 Jul 2020] The individual mix of microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal tract provides vital clues as to how any future incidence of type 2 diabetes can be predicted, prevented and treated. This is demonstrated in a population study led from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Intrahospital transport of ICU patients a moment of risk

    [6 Jul 2020] When bedbound intensive care patients are moved within a hospital, the single most common risk factor is nonfunctioning technology and equipment. These transfers, a well-known moment of risk, have been studied in a University of Gothenburg thesis.


  • Swedish state extends funding of precision medicine research and application

    [2 Jul 2020] Vinnova, the national innovation agency, is investing an additional SEK 36 million in Genomic Medicine Sweden, the ambitious national collaboration: good news for GMC (Genome Medicine Center) West and the other regional centers in the country. The aims are to assist the further rollout of precision medicine in healthcare and promote new research and innovation collaborations among academia, industry and healthcare providers.

Make a difference in people's lives - become essential

At the Sahlgrenska Academy you have the opportunity to study for a health care profession in great demand such as, nurse, doctor, dentist, pharmacist, physiotherapist, dietician, dental hygienist or midwife. With a degree from us, you will become a health care expert that truly makes a difference in people's lives.

The real health care is never far away at Sahlgrenska academy. Both researchers and students often collaborate in teams with other health care professions and experts.

Research that makes an impactHere you will find international research at the upmost forefront. Examples of successful research areas are ageing, cancer, metabolism, neuroscience, obstetrics, odontology, vaccines and virology.

Historically our research has led to great success, for example dental implants, beta blockers for heart failure and the world's most sold pharmaceutical Losec. We are especially proud of our Nobel Prize Laureate Arvid Carlsson, who's discovery of the dopamine's important role in the brain was made in our campus at Medicinareberget.

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