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Department of Medical and Health Sciences


Welcome to Department of Medical and Health Sciences

The Department of Medical and Health Sciences (IMH) is a fusion of different milieus representing disciplines ranging from research on the interaction of society and individual health, to experimental biomedical research. The department is organised in eight divisions with affiliation to three faculties of Linköping University, the Faculty of Health Sciences being the largest. We have also one division for administrative mangagement and support.


Read more on the medical research being performed at Linköping University here ►


News from IMH:

New method measures turbulence in the heart

Altered blood flow in the heart can lead to inefficient, unfavourable pumping of the blood. Using a new method, researchers at Linköping University have now been able to measure turbulent blood flow in the left ventricle of the heart.

Gunnel Peterson

Whiplash injuries – ultrasound shows deep muscle effects

Until now, it has been difficult to measure and diagnose whiplash injuries. In research that is described in a doctoral thesis from Linköping University, researchers have developed a new model that uses ultrasound examination of the neck to improve diagnosis and treatment of patients with whiplash injuries.



Linköping University
Department of Medical and Health Sciences

Visiting address

IMH´s office
Sandbäcksgatan 7, 3rd floor
Campus US

Telephone Exchange

+46 13 281000 (University)
+46 13 222000 (Hospital)




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Last updated: Wed Jan 07 10:43:44 CET 2015