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Faculty of Medicine

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine is one of 7 faculties at the University of Bergen, and has about 1900 students.

The Faculty consists of 5 departments, which provide the foundations for its teaching and research activities.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Tapeworm drug fights Prostate Cancer

Medicine against parasites like Tapeworms and Giardia, contains a substance that kills Prostate- and colon cancer.

Research

New study may find a cure for malaria

Researchers at the Department of Biomedicine participate in an international research project that has now found a promising compound which could turn into an effective drug against malaria.

Research

An old drug may prevent cancer

A new study performed at UiB shows that the blood-thinning drug warfarin may prevent the development of cancer

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Doctors need Cultural Training

A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.

News

Annual influenza vaccination does not prevent natural immunity

A recent study shows that there are no negative effects from having annual influenza vaccination.

Doctoral education

The aim of the research program at the Faculty of Medicine (the PhD degree) is to qualify the candidate for research activities and other work requiring a high level of scientific insight within the Faculty's research fields.

The Faculty of Medicine also administers the dr.philos. degree, which is an independent degree without supervision and organised research training. The two degrees are considered equal in status.

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