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Professor Jan Haavik, head of the Neurotargeting Research Group and KG Jebsen Center for Research on Neuropsychiatric Disorders, was recently elected as a member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters.
Twelve students in the master class of 2018 at the Department of Biomedicine lower their shoulders after having submitted their master theses.
A research team led by James Lorens at the Department of Biomedicine and CCBIO used new technology to determine how breast tissue changes with age may contribute to breast cancer risk. The research is published in Cell Reports, with a commentary on Eureka Alert.
Aminur Rahman, PhD, has been awarded the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Scholar-in-Training Award
Read a summary of how researchers from UiB investigate new genetic variants associated with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and congenital abnomalies.
Researchers at the University of Florence had been looking for an new anti-cancer drug, when they realized the old rat poison called Vacor could be the answer to their searches
These researchers have made a sensational finding in cell biology. Adrian Drazic, Henriette Aksnes and Michaël Marie from Thomas Arnesen's group found an enzyme that others have been looking for for 30 years.
At the UiB, health minister Bent Høie met representatives of the health industry and health institutions to receive input for a new parliamentary report on the health industry.
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.
People who are diagnosed with ADHD report more sleep problems – 15 times more so for certain types of sleep disorders than others without the diagnosis. “These are surprisingly large differences”, says the UiB-researcher behind the study.
Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council for excellent research projects.
Ruth Brenk at The Department of biomedicine received a grant of 7 million NOK for research to discover new antibiotics. The work will be carried out with collaborators at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology.
Thomas Arnesen is one of five Norwegian researchers who will receive a prestigious consolidator grant from the European Research Council in 2017.
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.
Bortezomib as chemosensitizer for glioblastoma patients with unmethylated MGMT promoter: Phase IB/II clinical trial and mechanisms of therapeutic efficacy
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.

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