WHO collaborating center
KBH at the Rudbeck Laboratory
At the Rudbeck Laboratory, the Department of Women's and Children's Health conducts research on infertility, the effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, gynecological cancer, human papillomavirus, malaria, and the woman's well-being during and after pregnancy. Consequences on mothers and children under conditions such as preeclampsia, obesity, and mental illness during pregnancy are also researched. The laboratory is well equipped with possibilities to conduct biochemical and molecular biological analyzes, cell culture, and hormone analyzes. At the laboratory there are professors, researchers, a laboratory engineer, PhD-students, and graduates students with ongoing projects.
Research groups at the lab
- Reproductive Biology
- Reproductive Health
- Obstetric and Reproductive Health Research
- International Child Health and Nutrition
Lab Manager Theodora Kunovac Kallak
Clinical research office (KFM)
Clinical research office (KFM) is a common facility for researchers at the Department of Women's and Children's Health. The facility has equipment for handling and collection of blood samples, tissue samples, and isolation of cells for further cell culture elsewhere. At KFM, we conduct cognitive tests on adults and children, ultrasound examinations of blood vessels, as well as investigations of body composition and energy metabolism at rest and during physical activity using various examination methods. At KFM, there are researchers, research nurses, doctoral students and graduates students with ongoing projects.