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Currently UiB/CCBIO have two PhD guest students from Armenia within a collaboration project promoting oral pathology and research (Eurasia program).
Former CCBIO Postdoc Agnete Engelsen was awarded a FRIPRO mobility grant from NFR/ MCA COFUND and is currently resident in France with her family to embark on exciting research projects with distinguished collaborators at Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus Grand Paris. We asked her to report of her life in beautiful Paris.
CCBIO PI Rolf Reed is currently on a sabbatical stay in the US, and we have asked him to share his experience with us.
May and Solstrand showed off with blue skies and warm sunshine when CCBIO hosted the Liquid Biopsy Symposium May 22nd, a satellite symposium to the 6th CCBIO Annual Symposium 2018.
CCBIO PI Anne Christine Johannessen recently returned from a site visit in Sudan to follow up on a longstanding collaboration on oral cancer between Bergen and Khartoum. We asked her to tell us a little about the collaboration.
Maria Paula Ramnefjell defended April 10th 2018 her doctoral thesis "Prognostic biomarkers and clinico-pathologic characteristics in non-small cell lung cancer. A study with special focus on tumor-vascular interactions" at the University of Bergen.
The CCBIO Director Lars A. Akslen was recently awarded as Honorary Member of the Norwegian Society of Pathology (DNP). Akslen has former been chairman of the association during two periods, 2008-2012.
We have just received the very sad news that Professor Jarle Rørvik unexpectedly passed away on March 1st 2018.
A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease.
This year, Cancer Crosslink was organized for the 10th time, and top-notch international speakers attended the meeting entitled “Precision Treatment: Exploiting Recent Advances – Fast and Furious?”. CCBIO postdoc and gynecologist Liv Cecilie Vestrheim Thomsen chaired the meeting together with Christian Kersten, oncologist at Center for Cancer Treatment, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand.
Congratulations to CCBIO dental student Martha Rolland Jacobsen for the research dissemination prize at the research fair of the Medical Faculty’s recent Clinical Dentistry Week! Martha presented her research work, which is part of a larger research project that aims to combine the expression of 13 biomarkers known to play a role in the progression of OSCC, in order to develop a molecular... Read more
The Centre for Cancer Biomarkers hosted a two-day seminar in scientific writing December 13th and 14th, and the massive interest proves that this is an issue both students and researchers feel the need to learn more about.
PhD candidate Sigmund Ytre - Hauge presented his work at the 103rd scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Mari Kyllesø Halle defended her thesis "Molecular alterations suggesting new treatment strategies in uterine carcinomas" at the University of Bergen November 10th 2017.
How do we achieve a real dialogue between Science and Society? What are scientists' responsibilities in this regard? These questions were discussed at a Round Table event 26 October 2017 at the "FEBS3+" conference in Barcelona, gathering biochemists and life scientists from France, Portugal and Spain.
Kristi Krüger defended November 8th her dissertation “Markers of angiogenesis and the basal-like phenotype of breast cancer”. The study has given increased knowledge of the aggressive basaloid type of breast cancer.
Postdoc in the Bergen Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Ingvild Løberg Tangen, was awarded with the best oral presentation prize at the ESGO (European Society of Gynaecological Oncology) congress for the presentation : “Expression of L1CAM in curettage or high L1CAM level in preoperative blood samples predicts lymph node metastases and poor outcome in endometrial cancer patients”.

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