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A UiB-study shows that the taking of diabetes medicine reduces the risk of getting Parkinson´s disease.
NORBIS, supported by CCBIO, DLN and CBU, hosted the “Network Biology/Integromics Bioinformatics – Applications Towards Medicine” workshop at Grand Hotel Terminus in Bergen, August 23rd-25th 2017.
CCBIO with editors Lars A. Akslen and Randolph S. Watnick publishes a new book through Springer Publishing on August 31st. The title is Biomarkers of the Tumor Microenvironment - Basic Studies and Practical Applications. The book contains 22 chapters with more than 500 pages and multiple illustrations, with a general introduction to the topic (prologue) by Robert A. Weinberg. The foreword is... Read more
Sura Aziz defended Tuesday June 27th 2017 her dissertation: “Biological and clinico-pathologic markers in breast cancer, with focus on histologic features, markers of proliferation and angiogenesis” at the University of Bergen.
Anna Berg defended June 22nd 2017 her dissertation: «Molecular alterations and diagnostic imaging in premalignant and malignant endometrial lesions for improved diagnosis and treatment» at the University of Bergen.
Inga Reigstad defended Thursday June 22nd 2017 her dissertation "Investigation of different aspects of the tumor microenvironment as determinants of tumor development and progression".
The p53 community met at Haukeland Campus for the 3rd international p53 isoform conference, 18th to 21st of June. CCBIO had the great pleasure of hosting The Third International p53 Isoform conference at Basic Biology-building, UIB Haukeland Campus. We welcomed researchers from all corners of the world including the pioneers who contributed in discovery and crucial first investigations in the... Read more
The Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO, in collaboration with Helse Vest, arranged on June 18.-19. 2017 a new type of symposium focusing on the methodology required to identify new biomarkers in patient materials.
The ethics, economics and ELSA research groups of CCBIO are coordinating their research activities ever more. In April they published their first joint book volume "Cancer Biomarkers: Ethics, Economics and Society".
Congratulations to Emilia Hugdahl for the YDF-award from the Norwegian Society of Dermatology and Venereology!
The Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO met for the 5th time at their Annual Symposium at Solstrand 19-20 April. "We wish to motivate, especially the younger researchers, to perform excellent cancer research," says Center Director Lars A. Akslen.
The regional health authorities' joint program for clinical therapy research (KLINBEFORSK) has February 27th 2017 allocated in total 124 million NOK to seven large research projects. The projects are closely linked to patient care and the requirements of the specialist health services. One of the supported projects is led by CCBIO PI Oddbjørn Straume, receiving 17,57 million NOK over five... Read more
Responsible cancer research should combine biomedical research activities with critical analysis of the same research, says CCBIO's Roger Strand and Lars A. Akslen in a recently published "perspectives" piece in the Norwegian medical journal "Tidsskriftet for Den norske legeforening".
The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg highlighted CCBIO PI James Lorens and his company BerGenBio in her New Year's Address as an example of excellent cancer research.
André Sulen defended 09.12.16 his PhD dissertation "Leukocyte p38 and p53 proteins after environmental exposure; variation, associations and applicability" at the University of Bergen.
This semester’s last CCBIO Junior Scientist Symposium took place December 8th. More than 40 researchers participated at the seminar where Professor Arild Raaheim from the Department of Education, University of Bergen, started the day with the lecture “Supervision. Challenges and possibilities”.

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