Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2021

Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a long-term program that addresses young researchers in medicine, natural sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences.

The program is set up in close cooperation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and the Swedish Academy.

In the end of the first five year period the Wallenberg Academy Fellows can be nominated for another five years of funding.

Associate Professor Daniel Aili
Linköping University 


Using 3D printed tissue to study tumors

Associate Professor Agnese Bissi
Uppsala University


Breaking new ground in an effort to explain black holes

Associate professor Jutta Bolt
Lund University


Historical atlas of diseases sheds light on African development

Associate professor Georgios Dimitroglou Rizell
Uppsala University 


Studying the spaces where Hamilton’s equations live

Dr. Fredrik Lanner
Karolinska Institutet 


Developing stem cell therapy for macular degeneration

Associate Professor Ana María Mora-Márquez
University of Gothenburg


Understanding Aristotle’s view of language and science

Dr. Abraham Mendoza
Stockholm University 


More efficient and environmentally friendlier molecular design

Dr. Vicente Pelechano García
Karolinska Institutet 


Differences between identical cells offer potential for better cancer therapies

Professor Ilona Riipinen
Stockholm University


Improving climate models by learning more about aerosol particles

Dr. Nasim Sabouri
Umeå University


Four-stranded DNA in a new type of cancer therapy

Professor Karin Schönning
Uppsala University 


Hyperons shedding light on great mysteries of the universe

Professor Maria Tenje
Uppsala University 


Building a platform to grow “minibrains” in the lab