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This week the KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research received the joyful news that it has been granted extended support from Stiftelsen Kristian Gerard Jebsen.
Seminar for all KG Jebsen members was held September 24th. The theme was Clinics meet basics.
A warm welcome to Magdalena who will be a master student at KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes research til the end of February. Magdalena started with her Master thesis in June under the supervision of Lise Bjørkhaug Gundersen.
A warm welcome to Constantin who will have an internship at KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research for three months (till the end of October 2015).
Marie H. Solheim has made new discoveries about a gene mutation found in a Norwegian family with diabetes. There are some common features with type 2 diabetes. The discovery of this mutation may therefore be useful in further type 2 research.
Some children with diabetes 1 might have a genetic type where they can use sulfonylurea tablets instead of insulin injections.
A warm welcome to Aasta who will be a research school student at KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research.
We wish Simona Chera welcome to the KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research. Simona joined node 6 - group for stem cell research in March.
A warm welcome to Nels who will be a Fulbright student fellow at KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research.
Congratulations to Simon Dankel, Ph.D. for the article i NEJM.
A special gene variant may be part of the explanation for increased fat storage in half of the population. This finding may give patients new and better targeted treatments in the future.
We have several new positions in the group. Deadline for the first five was August 15th. But the next positions will be listed here soon.
Congratulations to the first author Kari Anne Fjeld and coauthors from the group!
Fredag March 6th Harald Barsnes received the Meltzer prize for young scientists.
We wish Harald Barsnes welcome to the KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research. Harald joined node 6 - group for stem cell research in December.
Monday February 23rd Paal R. Njolstad attended a Summit on research and higher education in the Prime Minister residence in Oslo. Approximately 30 persons participated including the Prime Minister herself, the Minister of Education, individuals from the Ministry of Education and Research and the Ministry of Health and Care Services, and high profiled scientists from universities around Norway. It... Read more
Two groups within KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research have received funding from the prestigious research program FRIMEDBIO awarded by the Norwegian Research Council.
New research increases understanding of the diabetes-related disease CEL-MODY.

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