University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. The university has over 28,000 student in undergraduate and graduate programs. Additionally, the university has over 2,000 research students. Gothenburg has a significant outreach to international students and researchers. In particular, the Gothenburg Atmospheric Science Centre, Marine Research Centre, Center for the Environment and Sustainability, Research Mathematical Science, BioMaterials Research Center, Mucosal Immunity and Vaccines, Cardiovascular and Metabollic Medicine and more. The University of Gothenburg works in cooperation with the Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Gothenburg is well-respected in Europe and world-wide as a first rate research center.

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PO Box 100 SE-405 30 Gothenburg SWEDEN
Website
http://www.gu.se/english/
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Obstetrics & gynaecology

First birth via robot-assisted uterus transplant

A boy 48 centimeters long, weighing 2900 grams, is the first baby born after the technological shift in Swedish research on uterine transplantation. The birth, with the planned cesarean delivery (C-section), took place on ...

Cancer

Breakthrough in knowledge of how some sarcomas arise

The origin of certain cancers in the sarcoma group is associated with a hitherto unknown interaction among different proteins. Findings now being presented create the opportunity to test new treatments of these forms of sarcoma.

Genetics

Genetic variants may influence post-stroke recovery

Genes may have a bearing not only on stroke risk, but probably also on how well people recover after stroke. For the first time, in an international collaboration, scientists at the University of Gothenburg and elsewhere ...

Cardiology

AI study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes

In combination with conventional statistical methods, artificial intelligence (AI) has now been used in a study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes. The objective was to identify the most important indicators of elevated risk ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women gain weight when job demands are high

Heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education. This is shown in a study of more than 3,800 people in Sweden.

Cancer

Thirty percent fewer prostate cancer deaths with PSA screening

PSA screening cuts deaths from prostate cancer by some 30 percent. This research was based on data of 20,000 men monitored for more than two decades. The men's initially measured PSA levels proved highly significant as a ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

First pregnancy after robot-assisted uterus transplant

Research on uterine transplantation in Gothenburg is now supported by robotic surgery. This change has made operating on the donors considerably less invasive. After the technical modification, the first woman is now pregnant.

Medical research

New insight into the generation of new neurons in the adult brain

Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with research groups in Finland, Canada and Slovenia, have discovered a novel and unexpected function of nestin, the best-known ...

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