Cell Biology

at The Department of Biomedicine

The causes of diseases such as diabetes, kidney disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and osteoporosis are investigated.

The cell biological research at the Department of Biomedicine focuses on communication between cells by both ion and hormone signalling, the interaction between proteins, the significance of ion channels in tissue function and cellular mechanisms that exist in health and disease.

Water & Salt

Research in the channels of the cell wall, which transports the water and other molecules.


Research in kidney diseases and the kidney's ability to absorb and process proteins.

Proteomics, cancer, connective tissue, bones and muscles

Research in age, osteoporosis and the 3D structures of bones.

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Revised 03.08.2016