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KG Jebsen center for Diabetes research received the price "Publication of the Year 2013" at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen.
Researchers from the KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research, in collaboration with researchers from the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston/Cambridge, USA) and researchers in Mexico, found a new risk variant for type 2 diabetes in patients from a Latino population. The project is part of the "SIGMA Type 2 Diabetes Consortium"; a project funded by... Read more
Kishan Kumar Chudasama did Thursday March 6th defend his PhD degree at the University of Bergen. Title: “A genome-wide approach to monogenic diabetes syndromes”.
Professor Oddmund Søvik turns eighty years on November 21, 2013. He is an excellent pediatric diabetologist and scientist, and has been an important member of our research group for more than 15 years.
Post doc Ingvild Aukrust and researcher Lise Bjørkhaug Gundersen presented new findings in January 2013. They have led a study that have discovered a previously unknown protein; SUMO protein (Small Ubiquitin -like Modifier), that may affect the regulation of insulin.
The World Diabetes Day is approved and recognized by the UN as an international day of commemoration of diabetes. Through The World Diabetes Day, diabetes gets the attention it deserves as one of the greatest epidemics of our time.
Obesity and diabetes are diseases that greatly increase worldwide. Adipose tissue is now recognizes as a separate organ with complex metabolic processes. Understanding adipose tissue biology is important in order to develop better treatment strategies for obesity and diabetes. An international team of physicians and scientists lead by researchers from our Center has found that insulin action can... Read more

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