Program for mathematics 2017

Wallenberg Clinical Scholars 2017

Blood cancer cells and pneumococcal bacteria in focus for this year’s Wallenberg Clinical Scholars

“The problem of hell”. These are the words Bo Rothstein uses to describe surprising research findings: there is no correlation between how democratic a country is and the level of well-being there. The fact is that people living under a dictatorship in China are doing better than those in India, a democracy. Human welfare depends instead on something else completely: the absence of corruption and equality before the law.
Wallenberg Academy Fellow Göran Karlsson will study the specifics of leukemic stem cells for the purpose of developing targeted treatments.
Wallenberg Academy Fellow Simone Immler's research may improve our knowledge of diseases caused by mutations in sex cells.
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The sun’s rays are a renewable energy source offering huge potential. Kasper Moth-Poulsen is developing a promising new concept using artificial molecules that can capture, store and release solar energy, so that it can be used when the sun is not shining.