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  1. The Sahlgrenska Academy • University of Gothenburg

  2. Leader in Health Sciences The Sahlgrenska Academy’s vision

  3. Overview • the breadth of the academy represents a variety of perspectives • Excellence • top level health science education • Collaboration • with Västra Götaland region, industry and the general public Vision

  4. 6 500 students 900postgraduate students130 doctoral thesis 1 400 employees of which 850 researchers/lecturers 222 professors of which 50 visiting 1 867 million SEK turnover 699 million SEK in external funds Key figures (31/12 2008)

  5. Institute of … Biomedicine … Clinical Sciences … Medicine … Neuroscience and Physiology … Odontology … Health and Care Sciences Departments Core Facilities Faculty Office

  6. Three levels of education: basic level, advanced level and research level • 18 programmes that provide vocational training • Independent courses and commissioned education • The LearnAble Project Courses at the Academy

  7. The university’s general prioritised areas: heart and vascular, biomaterials, vaccinations, diabetes and obesity • New environment: culture and health • Epidemiology • Sex hormones • Odontology • Health and Care Sciences • Neurology • Gynecology –Pediatrics • Biomedical research environment Research at the Academy nov 07

  8. Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000, professor emeritus Arvid Carlsson - Neuropharmacology • Development of Omeprazole (Losex) together with AstraZeneca • Osseointegration methods with titanium implants, professor emeritus Per-Ingvar Brånemark At the forefront of research

  9. Close collaboration with Västra Götaland region • Sahlgrenska University Hospital • Dental care • Clinical research ”The Gothenburg Model” • Collaboration with industry The world of science

  10. Cooperation for health

  11. Active media presence • Popular science: • Lectures • Science festival • Alltinget programme on Swedish radio station, P4 • Provision of expertise • Contribution to scientific journals The Academy and Society

  12. Internal cooperation between the different disciplines and programs • Integrate courses - research • Strengthen the research environment • Career paths • Quality control, develop indicators • University college teaching Areas for development