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Our research

What is “broken heart syndrome”? Why are growing numbers of people getting diabetes? At the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, we are seeking answers to questions about some of our society’s most common diseases and conditions.

Today, cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes are among the world’s most prevalent and life-threatening disorders. We strive to improve health and medical care by finding, through research, methods to prevent and remedy these ills. We work closely with health care providers and conduct both basic research and patient-based and epidemiological register research. Our department is located at Sahlgrenska University Hospital (SU) in Mölndal, Östra and Sahlgrenska Academy.

Research with us

Are you a researcher wishing to move on to the next stage of your career? We offer outstanding research environments in which you can develop your skills. Work under way at the Institute includes preclinical research in a laboratory environment, clinical research and studies at population level. We cooperate closely with health care providers, have a large international network of contacts and are also connected with Core Facilities that provide advanced technical infrastructure and skills for every researcher.
 
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