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CCBIO hosted the 6th SCANPATH meeting – Scandinavian Seminar on Translational Pathology – on November 14 and 15 at Solstrand Hotel, close to Bergen (Norway). Top Scandinavian tumor pathologist and pre-clinical scientists came to present and discuss tissue-based studies of tumor mechanisms and biomarker mapping. SCANPATH is a well-established annual forum and has been a successful CCBIO initiative... Read more
The regional health authorities, Helse Vest, just released their latest funding results in which 7 Neuro-SysMed projects will receive funding for a total of ~26 Million NOK. This will secure support for important clinical treatment research focusing on multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease (PD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and dementia.
Christiane Helgestad Gjerde, PhD candidate in the Bjørge and McCormack groups at CCBIO and the Department of Clinical Science, was awarded with the Kolbjørn Brambani Cancer Research Grant 2022 at the Onkologisk Forum meeting November 17.
Helse Vest, the regional health authorities, has recently announced their 2022 awards, where Kjell-Morten Myhr received the Research Award 2022 for his outstanding work on Multiple Sclerosis research.
The course CCBIO905 – Methods in Cancer Biomarker Research was arranged for the fourth time September 27-29, 2022. This was the second time as a fully digital event. From the confusion of the first pandemic months, CCBIO is now highly experienced in organizing digital events, and hybrid events, for that matter. One thing is however clear – it takes a village to run a good online course!
A collaboration project on vulvar cancer between the Bjørge, Costea and Mustafa groups are using a 3D bioprinter to print tiny vulvar cancer tumors with live support tissue, for more realistic testing of which therapy will give the best response.
The McCormack group at CCBIO and the Department of Clinical Science is now launching the EU collaboration project CoDaFlight (Colouring the Dark in Fluorescence light), financed by the EU Pathfinder program. This project has the promise to develop the next generation of medical fluorescence imaging.
Flowers and smiles were in abundance when CCBIO, the Department of Clinical Medicine, the Medial Faculty and the Trond Mohn Foundation welcomed Carina Strell to the University of Bergen in a CCBIO Startup Seminar August 25.
Friday June 10th, CCBIO and the Holberg Prize hosted a Special Seminar with the 2022 Holberg Laureate, Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University) in conversation with Stephen Hilgartner (Cornell University). The seminar was called “Can science make sense of life?”, referring to Jasanoff’s recent and eponymous book. This was the first time the Faculty of Medicine had the opportunity to welcome a Holberg... Read more
The 10th CCBIO Annual Symposium took place at Solstrand Hotel May 10 and 11, 2022, finally as an onsite event, attracting about 200 onsite and 60 online, as the symposium was offered as a hybrid solution.
Professor and leader of the Centre for Nutrition, Gülen Arslan Lied, have contributed in an article at forskning.no about at study of intestinal flora and Covid-19.
Have a look at our course portfolio for spring 2022!
UiB research shows that being born to term with a weight lower than 3,5 kilos is related to a higher risk of developing neurodevelopmental problems such as cerebral palsy and autism.
The results of a new clinical trial, published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Metabolism, show that oral intake of nicotinamide riboside (NR) enhances NAD-metabolism in the brain of individuals with Parkinson’s disease, and shows promise as a potential therapy.
During November 3-5, 2021, a brand-new and unique course in Patient and Public Involvement in Medical and Health Research was accommodated at the state-of-the-art premises of Eitri Medical Incubator - a perfect frame for an innovative course involving both Research School students as well as user representatives.
The PhD level course on Health Innovation, CCBIONEUR912, was kicked off November 8-9, 2021, at the facilities of the new medical incubator EITRI. CCBIONEUR912 is joining the course SDG900 as the second innovation course offering at UiB on the PhD level. It is the first PhD course on health innovation and thus an invaluable offering for medical researchers at the beginning of their research... Read more
The Trond Mohn Foundation has now announced that Carina Strell will be one of three candidates at the University of Bergen (UiB) to be awarded with a TMS starting grant, for her project Understanding Early Breast Cancer Evolution in Space and Time (EvoMaps). Strell has a long-term collaboration with the Lars A. Akslen group at CCBIO, and her project will be embedded at CCBIO.
November 9, Professor Robert S. Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presented the Falch Lecture entitled "Creating and implementing breakthrough technologies in biotechnology and nanotechnology". Through a live streaming from MIT, the around 200 people in Store Auditorium enjoyed a truly inspirational talk, motivating them to pursue their ideas and keep asking the fundamental questions.

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