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Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine is one of 7 faculties at the University of Bergen, and has about 1900 students.

The Faculty consists of 5 departments, which provide the foundations for its teaching and research activities.

Study Health Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine offers courses and degrees at Bachelor's, Master's and PhD level

RESEARCH | MEDICINE
Asthma spray

Father´s obesity in early puberty doubles asthma-risk for future offspring

Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma both as an adult and for his future offspring.

Research / Psychiatry
Jan Haavik og Astri J. Lundervold har bidratt med data til stor internasjonal genstudie om psykiatriske lidelser.

Many psychiatric disorders have a common genetic background

A range of psychiatric disorders have molecular similarities that modern diagnostic tools don't recognize. This shows an international study with 2 million participants. The K.G. Jebsen center for neuropsychiatric disorders has provided Norwegian data and analyses.

Resesarch / Cancer
Forskere har funnet ut at virus sprøytet inn i hjernen kan kurere hjernekreft.

A virus to cure brain cancer

Injection of a genetically modified polio virus into the brain can give brain cancer patients several years more than normal treatment.

INTERNATIONALISATION | MEDICINE
SEFAS and JAPAN

Learning elderly care from Japan

Japan has experienced a boom in the aging population during the last years. Centre for Elderly Care and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) invited Japanese collaborators to learn how to cope with the near future.

News
Randi Bertelsen

ERC Grant to Randi Bertelsen

– The ERC Starting Grant means a lot both to me, the research group and the Department of Clinical Science, says Bertelsen.

Doctoral education

The aim of the research program at the Faculty of Medicine (the PhD degree) is to qualify the candidate for research activities and other work requiring a high level of scientific insight within the Faculty's research fields.

The Faculty of Medicine also administers the dr.philos. degree, which is an independent degree without supervision and organised research training. The two degrees are considered equal in status.

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