Faculty of Medicine

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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

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In-utero exposures associated with increased risk of thyroid cancer

A recent study by prof. Tone Bjørge, UoB, and her team shows that thyroid cancer is related to in-utero exposures.

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Salmon changes your stool

Individuals consuming salmon for five days a week for eight weeks had a change in the bacterial flora in the large intestine. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Centre for Nutrition.

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COVID-19 and Vitamin D

Gro Vatne Røsland is a researcher at the Department of Biomedicine and has written a popular scientific article summarizing current research regarding Vitamin D-intake and infectious diseases.

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Near-patient testing for neglected diarrhoeal disease in resource-limited countries

New study shows the feasibility of rapid and accurate diagnostic testing for the gut parasite Cryptosporidium by simple adaption of reliable LED microscopes that are already available in many hospitals and health centres in low-income countries


Information to students and employees about the coronavirus

The Norwegian government has decided that all universities are to close from 6 p.m. 12 March 2020 until Easter. The Faculty of Medicine provides information on how to deal with the outbreak of the coronavirus as a student and as an employee.

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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