Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation grant to Jan Dumanski


The Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation has decided to grant funding for 30 research projects on COVID-19. One of the grants is awarded Jan Dumanski for the project Acquired loss of chromosome Y in blood cells and pre-disposition for severe COVID-19 infection in men.

The awarded grants will support research that intends to increase the knowledge about both acute and long-term effects of COVID-19. The focus is on ensuing courses of COVID-19 where the disease has caused late complications on the heart, vessels and lungs. In total, SEK 15.7 million has been granted, out of which Uppsala University researchers receive 2.5 million.

More information:
Press release Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation (in Swedish)
Jan Dumanski’s research