EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND innovation SINCE 1666 Faculty ofMedicine
Facts and figures 2,800 full-time students 1100 postgraduate students 130 obtain their doctorates each year Staff: 1 400174 professors 797 lecturers/researchers and doctoral students453 technical /administrative staff(expressed as fulltime equivalents)
1666 • 1666 -The Faculty of Medicine was one of the four original faculties at Lund University. • 1768 - The university hospital in Lund was established. • 1948 - The Malmö General Hospital was affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine. • 1998 - Health Sciences were integrated into the Faculty of Medicine. • 2001 - The Biomedical Center was established. • 2006 - Clinical Research Centre was established.
Education. Learning for life.
Audiology Biomedicine Medicine Nursing Diagnostic Radiology Nursing Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Speech Pathology and Therapy Undergraduate programmes
Audiology/ Speech Therapy Biomedicine Public Health Sport Sciences Medical Science with a major in Nursing/ Occupational Therapy/ Physiotherapy Master programmes
5 postgraduate subjects About 1100 postgraduate students About 130 doctoral dissertations presented annually Postgraduate education
Research. For health.
Strong research areas Neuroscience Diabetes/Endocrinology Cancer Microbiology Musculoskeletal diseases Stem cell biology Cardiovascular diseases Epidemiology Nursing
Cross-disciplinary research – examples Nano-science Neurodegenerative Diseases Stem Cell Center Translational Cancer Research Ageing and Supportive Environments
Innovations – research put into practice in healthcare and industry Well-known and well-established: Useof ultrasound in medicineHellmuth Hertz and Inge Edler The artificialkidneyNils Alwall, Gambro Non-ionisedcontrastmediumTorsten Almén, Nycomed New ventilatorBjörn Jonson, Siemens-Elma
Innovations – research put into practice in healthcare and industry Established in Sweden and internationally: Proteins G and L Lars Björck, 1980s Test for risk of blood clots Björn Dahlbäck, 1990s Lund model for treatment ofhead injuries Per-OlofGrände and Carl-HenrikNordström, 1990s
Innovations – research put into practice in healthcare and industry Innovations for the future: Vaccineagainstheart attacksJan Nilsson A drugthat speeds upslowchildbirthAnders Malmstöm EndogenouspeptidesagainstbacteriaArtur Schmidtchen, Lund, Martin Malmsten, Uppsala
Centres for research and education Research and education are located in three centres in Lund and Malmö: • Biomedical Centre,BMC, in Lund • Health Sciences Centre, HSC, in Lund • Clinical Research Centre, CRC, in Malmö Education and research also take place at Skåne University Hospital in Lund and Malmö.
Biomedical Centre (BMC) 43000 m2 110 research groups 800 scientists, post-docs, Ph.D. students, technical and administrative staff 450 undergraduates
Health Sciences Centre (HSC) 11600m2 10 research groups 200 scientists, post-docs, Ph.D. students, technical and administrative staff 900 undergraduates
Clinical Research Centre (CRC) 26000 m2 40 research groups 420 scientists, post-docs, Ph.D. students, technical and administrative staff 400 undergraduates
MediconValley in the Öresund Region of Sweden and Denmark
Medicon Valley • 3,5 million inhabitants • 41 000 employees in the private life science sector • 32 hospitals, of which 11 are university hospitals • 6 science parks • 12 universities