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Mari Kyllesø Halle defended her thesis "Molecular alterations suggesting new treatment strategies in uterine carcinomas" at the University of Bergen November 10th 2017.
New award for outstanding diabetes Research from The Norwegian Diabetes Association.
How do we achieve a real dialogue between Science and Society? What are scientists' responsibilities in this regard? These questions were discussed at a Round Table event 26 October 2017 at the "FEBS3+" conference in Barcelona, gathering biochemists and life scientists from France, Portugal and Spain.
Medicine against parasites like Tapeworms and Giardia, contains a substance that kills Prostate- and colon cancer.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006.
Kristi Krüger defended November 8th her dissertation “Markers of angiogenesis and the basal-like phenotype of breast cancer”. The study has given increased knowledge of the aggressive basaloid type of breast cancer.
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.
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Postdoc in the Bergen Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Ingvild Løberg Tangen, was awarded with the best oral presentation prize at the ESGO (European Society of Gynaecological Oncology) congress for the presentation : “Expression of L1CAM in curettage or high L1CAM level in preoperative blood samples predicts lymph node metastases and poor outcome in endometrial cancer patients”.
Doctoral candidates from around the world have gathered to communicate their research on the retina. The result is an interactive eye exhibit at VilVite Science Center.
A new study performed at UiB shows that the blood-thinning drug warfarin may prevent the development of cancer
The Johnny Ludvigsson Childhood Diabetes Fund Prize for Prominent Childhood Diabetes Research in the Nordic Region is awarded the Norwegian researcher Pål Njølstad, Professor at the University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital.
Henrik Underthun Irgens had his Public defence Friday October 6th 2017 for PhD degree at the University of Bergen with titel: "Targeted clinical and genetic investigations to identify monogenic diabetes".
A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.
The Global Mental Health research group was present at the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health (ECTMIH), in Antwerp, Belgium.
CCBIO had two representatives presenting their research at the 9th World Congress of Melanoma in Brisbane, Australia, October 18-21, 2017.
A state-of-the-art imaging system for high-throughput crystallization experiments has been installed at BiSS at the Department of Biomedicine. The system is capable of imaging samples using both visible and UV light. The imager is a significant addition to the crystallization laboratory as well as BiSS, providing a seamless workflow from the Mosquito LCP pipetting robot to automated imaging. It... Read more

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