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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.

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

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Asthma, obesity and poor lung function may be linked to teenage smoking among fathers

Children of fathers who smoked in their early teens have a greater risk of developing asthma, obesity and low lung function, new research from the University of Bergen and the University of Southampton shows.

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New genetic relations between irritable bowel syndrome and psychiatric diseases discovered

The discovery of the researchers at the University of Bergen and University of Oslo shed new light on the connection between the brain and our gut.

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New centre of excellence at KI

Professor Yenan Bryceson to lead new centre of excellence for further development of cell-based cancer treatments.

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A face-to-face summer research school, at last!

This week, more than 70 PhD students from all over the world assemble in Bergen for the annual Bergen Summer Research Schools—for the first time since the pandemic.

150 years since the discovery of the leprosy bacillus
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The Rector and the Minister of Health opened the international leprosy conference

Rector at UiB Margareth Hagen and Minister of Health Ingvild Kjerkol were among several introducers when The 2023 Hansen Anniversary opened. Over 30 nations are represented at the commemoration.

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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