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In an article published in Aftenposten Viten, researcher Marte Innselset Flydal describes how she is planning to develop medicine for children suffering from the rare disease phenylketonuria.
Researcher's Grand Prix-cadidate Illimar Hugo Rekand is working to keep us healthy. He is investigating new opportunities for making new medicines in a world where antibiotic resistance is an increasing challenge.
Welcome to a 2-days workshop 17.-18. Oct. with the Andor Academy team and Bitplane (Imaris) representatives.
The fall semester at the Department of Biomedicine presents many exciting national and international lecturers.
The post-synaptic protein Arc has been termed a master regulator of memory. In line with its homology to certain viral proteins, it has also been shown recently to form virus-like capsids. We have elucidated for the first time the 3D structure of full-length monomeric Arc.
Defense for the PhD degree at the University of Bergen, Lawrence Fred Sembajwe
Thanks to funding from the Faculty of Medicine MIC recently got a new confocal in house. It was installed before summer and is ready to use.
A range of psychiatric disorders have molecular similarities that modern diagnostic tools don't recognize. This shows an international study with 2 million participants. The K.G. Jebsen center for neuropsychiatric disorders has provided Norwegian data and analyses.
Injection of a genetically modified polio virus into the brain can give brain cancer patients several years more than normal treatment.
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

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