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Research Group of Per Ekström


  • Retinal explant culture for tests of mechanisms / neuroprotection
  • Biochemical methods including In situ biochemistry, i.e. direct visualization of biological activities in tissue sections
  • Western blotting
  • Immunostaining


Cooperation 1:
Marius Ueffing, Stefanie Hauck; Inst. Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany,

Cooperation 2:
Francois Paquet-Durand, Theo van Veen; Inst. Ophthalmic Research, Eye Clinic Tübingen, Germany

Cooperation 3:
Valeria Marigo; Dept. Biomedical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Current Research Projects

Project 1:
Calpain activity in retinal degeneration

Project 2:
PARP activity in retinal degeneration

Project 3:
Acetylation/Deacetylation events in retinal degeneration

Group Leader

Dr. Per Ekström

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Ophthalmology, Dept. Clinical  Sciences, Lund

Per Ekström
SE-221 84 Lund

Phone: +46 46 222 0766
Fax: +46 46 222 0774

Email: Per.Ekstrom[at]

Website: Lund University (swedish)

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