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Center for research on cardiac disease in women have present a webinar on ‘Sustainable academic career in women in collaboration with Women in Global health Norway at the University of Oslo
Center for research on heart disease in women, is honored to have its first visiting international researcher, Piotr Sobieraj, MD, PhD, from the Medical University of Warsaw.
Anja Linde presents on Center’s Christmas seminar
First public PhD defense at the Center: Ester Anne Kringeland defended her PhD thesis 06.12.2022 at the University of Bergen. Title of the thesis: "Sex differences in blood pressure in midlife: associations with risk factors and acute coronary syndromes in the Hordaland Health Studies".
PhD fellow Ester Kringeland, associate professor Dana Cramariuc and MD Christian Berg-Hansen presented posters and professor Eva Gerdts was invited to give a lecture on Hypertension in Women. Here together at the convention center in Chicago.
Good cardiac health is an important factor for women’s health. It is therefore time for women’s health focus to move out of the bikini. Helga Midtbø lectured about women’s health in a cardiological perspective for the Western Norway Regional Health Authority Board.
Senior researcher PhD Helga Midtbø presented new knowledge about high blood pressure in women at the women’s health session at the Norwegian Society of Cardiology Autumn Meeting in Oslo 22.11.22. New research has demonstrated that the risk for cardiovascular disease starts to increase at a lower blood pressure level in women than men. This points to the need for sex specific guidelines on... Read more
Mohn Cancer Research Laboratory has been awarded 7 993 000 kr from the Norwegian Cancer Society for the project "Is BRCA1 methylation in early embryonic life the first step towards cancer?". The project is led by Stian Knappskog and is one of 25 projects among 143 applicants that receives funding in this year's allocations.
A new study published in JAMA Oncology (September 2022) shows that BRCA1 methylation in early embryotic life leads to increased cancer risk in the adult.
Center for research on Cardiac Disease in Women. Time: 31.10.22 at 12-13 local time. Meeting room 8.1-8.2, in the Laboratory building. The seminar is hybrid. Professor Francisco Gómez Real will first present evidence on gender differences in respiratory health with focus on asthma and lung function, second, on the relationships between respiratory health and sex-hormone related events, and... Read more
Professor Eva Gerdts has together with international experts published an overview of current knowledge on sex differences in arterial hypertension.
Senior researcher PhD Helga Midtbø presented new data from the FATCOR study at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona in August 2022. Her research demonstrates a higher level of inflammatory markers in the blood in obese women than their male counterparts
PhD student Annabel Ohldieck presented her research at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona August 2022. She demonstrated that blood pressure in the forties is more important for risk of hypertension later in life in women than in men.
PhD student Marit Sandberg presented two posters from her research on pregnancy and complications in women with congenital heart research. Congratulations!
After such a long time without being able to organize conferences in person, the European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (EAFP) managed to organize its annual conference in Malta in May. The FREMFARM team was there of course.
In an interview with journalist Marit Aaby Vebenstad (published 28.06.2022 in the Norwegian oncology journal Brystkreft), Per Eystein Lønning from Mohn Cancer Research Laboratory talks about the promising effect of Lynparza as monotherapy in the treatment of triple negative breast cancer in the clinical trial Petremac.
Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet (04.06.2022 (digital edition) and 21.06.2022 (paper edition)) and Swedish newspaper Expressen (12.06.2022) both mention a research project that is a collaboration between the Breast Cancer Group at Mohn Cancer Research Laboratory and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in USA. The research study describes a new type of mechanism that is triggered during early... Read more

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