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RESEACH | OBESITY - CANCER
Obesity increase risk of cancer. University of Bergen.

Overweight before age 40 increases the cancer risk

The risk of cancer increases considerably if you gain weight before the age of 40. For endometrial cancer, the risk increases by 70 percent.

Horizon 2020
Hakan Sicakkan

UiB awarded large EU project on migration

UiB researcher Hakan G. Sicakkan will lead the EU-funded PROTECT project, which will closely follow the United Nations’ two new global compacts on migration and refugees.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE
New regulation for infant growth.

Discovered new regulation for infant growth

Researchers at the University of Bergen have identified new genetic signals for the regulation of how infants grow. This may be a crucial step in the fight against growth-related diseases.

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Aresdoktorer

Ten new honorary doctorates

Peter Gluckman, Peter Thomson, Toril Moi, Jo-Anne Baird, Bruce R. Zetter, Pippa Norris, Ragnhildur Helgadóttir, Anne Canteaut, Eamon Duffy and Lise Davidsen have been made honorary doctors of the University of Bergen.

Trond Mohn Foundation 15 years
Silke Appel portrett

From skis to Sjøgren's Syndrome

As a child, Silke Appel was taken on ski trips to Geilo with her family from Berlin. Today she is a research director and deputy head of the Broegelmann Research Laboratory in Bergen, thanks to financial support from the Trond Mohn Foundation.