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At Centre for Pharmacy’s annual scientific event for students, Professor Ross T. Tsuyuki gave a lecture on pharmacists’ expanding role and how this can contribute to improved public health. Click through to access a recording of the full lecture.
Centre for Pharmacy is happy to welcome award winning and innovative professor from UK top University to our team.
By developing molecules which are able to regulate serine proteases, the phd work of Adnan Budnjo is another step towards developing new medicines against diseases as cancer, diabetes, and COPD. Thursday 19th of June 2014 he defends his thesis “Synthesis of serine protease inhibitors”.
Six PhD students from Bergen attended the first annual meeting for the National PhD School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (NPSPS).The outcomes were new knowledge, new friends, valuable feedback and two prizes.
Pharmacist Sofia Frost Widnes have investigated both the need for and risk perception of drug information in pregnancy. Friday 25. October 2013 she defended her thesis «Drug information in pregnancy - attitudes and needs among pregnant women and physicians».
The Pharmacy Students' Committee (FFU) and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (MOFA) together with Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) invites you to a sneak-preview of the movie "Fire in the Blood", Tuesday 15. October 2013, 6 pm in Auditorium 1 at BBB.
In her phd period, Centre for Pharmacy alumn Aase Merethe Raddum has investigated a possible new drug target for cancer therapy. Friday 21st of June 2013 she defended her thesis «Annexin A2 as a target for anti-angiogenic therapy».
In his lecture «Compaction of granular solids and implications for the formulation and manufacturing of tablets” Professor Göran Alderborn elaborated how knowledge of particle properties and technical processes in production of pharmaceuticals is important for how the medicines work therapeutically. Knowledge which is crucial in the education of pharmacists and make them an important and... Read more
We are proud to announce that Tove Ragna Reksten is the first pharmacist with a degree from the University of Bergen to become a philosophiae doctor (PhD). This historic event occured on 21st of December, less than ten years after the first students enrolled at Centre for Pharmacy.
Quite a few of us travelled to Oslo to take part in the National Pharmacy Conference, which is the largest conference in Norway for the pharmaceutical profession. Our students impressed several of the 600 participants visiting the conference.
Fellow pharmacist and our dear collegue Kjell H. Halvorsen, defended his thesis "Drug prescribing quality for older patients. Explicit indicators and multidisciplinary medication reviews" on 16th of March.
About 100 Pharmacist's vacancies is announced every year in Norway. That means good job opportunities for newly educated Pharmacists.
“Increasing the Impact of Social Pharmacy Research” The University of Oslo, The University of Bergen and The University of Tromsø, Norway, will host the 4rd Nordic Social Pharmacy and Health Services Research Conference on 15th -16th June 2009.