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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

Household cleaning can be as bad as smoking for lung function

Cleaners who have regularly used cleaning sprays over 20 years were found to have reduced lung function equivalent to smoking 20 cigarettes a day over the same period, a UiB-study shows.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

EU-millions to bone building-project

Professor Kamal Mustafa at Deparment of Clinical Dentistry leads the first clinical trials on stem cell bone building.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Power stations in cells may protect brain against Parkinson´s

A UiB-study shows that impairment in mitochondria may actually protect the brain in Parkinson’s disease.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Intestinal Worms may Solve Allergy Puzzle

While young people with parasite worms currently have a four times higher risk for developing allergies and asthma than others. Their parents are generally unaffected.

Research

Women with ADHD often develop anxiety and depression

Compared with adult men with ADHD, adult ADHD women have an increased risk of experiencing anxiety and depression, shows a new UiB study. Men with ADHD in contrast suffer more from substance abuse and schizophrenia.

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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