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  • Fredrik Bäckhed receives Torsten Söderberg´s Academy Professorship in Medicine

    [27 Mar 2017] Text in Swedish Uppmärksammad bakterieforskare får Torsten Söderbergs akademiprofessur i medicin Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien har beslutat tilldela Fredrik Bäckhed, professor i molekylärmedicin vid Göteborgs universitet, Torsten Söderbergs akademiprofessur i medicin 2016 ¿för hans banbrytande upptäckter kring tarmflorans betydelse för kroppens ämnesomsättning¿. Anslaget, som uppgår till sammanlagt 10 miljoner kronor, är finansierat av Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse och möjliggör forskning på heltid i fem år.

  • 3 million from the IngaBritt and Arne Lundberg Research Foundation goes to Jan Borén

    [28 Oct 2016] Eleven researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have received SEK 19.3 million from the research foundation IngaBritt och Arne Lundberg Forskningsstiftelse. The Foundation primarily funds the purchase of equipment.

  • Study on brown bears provides insight into human gut microbial ecology

    [5 Feb 2016] The feeding habits of brown bears go from extreme energy consumption during the summer months to a zero energy intake during winter hibernation. In a unique study of free-ranging brown bears, Swedish researchers were able to show that the bears¿ dietary variation goes hand-in-hand with dramatic changes in the animal¿s gut microbiota - a finding that may provide increased knowledge of how the gut microbiota affects our metabolism.

  • Gothenburg study on the Most popular list of last year´s most distributed news

    [5 Feb 2016] A Gothenburg study on the early development of intestinal microbiota became one of the most read and shared news of the international, scientific news service EurekAlert!, last year.

  • Fish Oil-Diet Benefits May be Mediated by Gut Microbes

    [30 Nov 2015] Diets rich in fish oil versus diets rich in lard produce very different bacteria in the guts of mice, reports a study from Sahlgrenska Academy published in Cell Metabolism. The researchers transferred these microbes into other mice to see how they affected health. The results suggest that gut bacteria share some of the responsibility for the beneficial effects of fish oil and the harmful effects of lard.

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