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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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European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) 2022

November 18 is the European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD). On that occasion, several activities promoting knowledge about antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will take place.

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New genetic study reveals why some women get aggressive breast and ovarian cancerrian cancer

In a recent study published in JAMA Oncology, investigators from the University of Bergen, in collaboration with the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study in the US, reported epigenetic gene silencing in normal tissue to be a predictive factor for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) as well as high...

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Study finds increased risk of cancer in children to mothers with epilepsy using high-dose folic acid during pregnancy

High-dose folic acid is protective against congenital malformations if the mother is at particular risk of having a child with congenital malformations. However, some studies have raised concern that folic acid can increase the risk of cancer not only in the mother, but in the child when exposed...

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New study using confidential drug prices demonstrate how disease severity impact drug coverage decisions

In a new study from the University of Bergen (UiB), confidential drug prices have been used to evaluate coverage decisions for new drugs in Norway.

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Scientists from the Center for research on Cardiac Disease in Women had several presentations at the American Heart Association meeting in 2022

PhD fellow Ester Kringeland, associate professor Dana Cramariuc and MD Christian Berg-Hansen presented posters and professor Eva Gerdts was invited to give a lecture on Hypertension in Women. Here together at the convention center in Chicago.

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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