KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research

Welcome to KG Jebsen center for Diabetes research

University of Bergen
Children and Youth Hospital, 6th floor, Block 2
Haukelandsbakken 15
N-5021 Bergen

Tlf. 55 58 54 09 / 55 97 08 70

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KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research is a collaboration on diabetes reseach between the University of Bergen, Haukeland University hospital and collaborators from the US and UK. The Center for Diabetes Research aim to uncover novel disease mechanisms in diabetes development and to establish tools for differentiating specific subgroups of patients, thus facilitating individualized care.


Diabetes research gets extended support

This week the KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research received the joyful news that it has been granted extended support from Stiftelsen Kristian Gerard Jebsen.


New fusion gene identified

Researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a gene variant that increases the risk of chronic pancreatitis

Jacobæus award and lecture

Novo Nordisk Foundation Symposium: Jacobæus award and lecture

The 2016 Jacobæus prize by the Novo Nordisk Foundation was awarded to Marc McCarthy for his research over many years on the links between the human genome and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. He was invited to give a lecture at the symposium titled "Genomics of diabetes–What’s next?"


New article in NATURE REVIEWS

New article: Common and rare forms of diabetes mellitus: towards a continuum of diabetes subtypes.


Research in front: Solving diabetes

What roles do diets and genetics play in the development of obesity and diabetes?

Available PhD and Postdoc positions at the center. Job advertisement to be released in week 11.


We Thank the KG Jebsen Foundation for supporting important diabetes research in Bergen. We also thank UoB, Helse Vest, RCN, BFS, Novo Nordisk and ERC (EU)