Division of Surgery, Orthopedics and Oncology (KOO)

We carry out research in the fields of experimental orthopedics, surgery and oncology.

Among the many research areas are aims at a deeper understanding of the healing of injured bone and tendon, development of regenerative medicine, such as culturing human skin and other tissues, and aims at understanding more about carcinogenesis and translational oncology.

Cancer of many different origins is studied, such as breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gynecological cancer, endocrine tumors and hematological neoplasms.

Other research areas comprise inflammatory bowel diseases and Disaster Medicine and Traumatology.


Logo for the research project abograft with a hip prosthesis as an illustration.


The ABOGRAFT study is a multi-center international study into the effects of providing local antibiotics to prevent joint infection in patients who undergo hip replacement surgery using bone graft.

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Bojmar Lab

Cancer is a systemic disease. Our research focuses on understanding crosstalk between different organs in the human body, and how this affects cancer progression. We focus mainly on gastrointestinal cancers and their common hepatic metastasis.

Centre for Teaching and Research in Disaster Medicine and Traumatology

Disaster Medicine

Knowledge within the field of disaster medicine forms the basis of the preparedness of the health care system for disastrous events.


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Cross-platform characterization protocol unveiled

In a recently published research paper, researchers, including Linda Bojmar as first author, have developed a protocol for accurate characterization of extracellular vesicles and particles (EVP) in both humans and mice.

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PhD student to study cancer in New York

Jonas Burman is a doctoral student at Linköping University and has been given the opportunity to go on an international exchange to New York. There he will work at a prestigious laboratory and follow in the footsteps of his supervisor, Linda Bojmar.

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Young LiU PhD students in noble company

At the end of June, more than 600 young researchers and 40 Nobel laureates from around the world were invited to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Present in Germany were two LiU PhD students who had the experience of their lives.

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