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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
Henriette Christie Ertsås defends her dissertation “The effects of ageing on microenvironment-contextual epithelialcell signalling” at the University of Bergen
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.
The Proteomics Unit of the University of Bergen, PROBE, and the Norwegian Proteomics Society organize this edition of the Nordic Proteomics Conference NPC 2018
Open for registration, deadline 23rd of February.
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.

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