Faculty of Medicine

Inauguration: Mohn Research Center for Diabetes Precision Medicine

Welcome to the official opening of the Mohn Research Center for Diabetes Precision Medicine (PRECISE-DIA).

Senter for presis diabetesdiagnose (PRESIS-DIA)
Eivind Senneset

Main content

The University of Bergen, Haukeland University Hospital and the Trond Mohn Foundation invite you to the official opening of a new research center which will provide diabetes patients with better treatment and more precise diagnoses. Read more about the center here


Mini lunch
12.00-12.30: Coffee, finger food

12.30-12.45: Welcome and aims for PRECISE-DIA
Leader, professor Pål R. Njølstad MD PhD

Short Greetings
12.45-12.50: Rector UiB, professor Margareth Hagen PhD
12.50-12.55: CEO Haukeland University Hospital Eivind Hansen
12.55-13.00: CEO Trond Mohn Foundation, Sveinung Hole
13.00-13.05: Users, Norwegian Diabetes Association
13.05-13.10: Dean of Medicine, professor Per Bakke
13.10-13.15: Director, Children and Youth Hospital, Haukeland University Hospital, Ansgar Berg 

13.15-13.30: Christian Sommerfelt, piano

Leg stretch

Scientific Part

14.00-14.30: Developmental programming of T2D – mechanisms and clinical consequences
Professor Allan Vaag, PhD, University of Copenhagen

14.30-14.45: Early growth in children and relevance for diabetes and obesity
Professor Stefan Johansson PhD, PRECISE-DIA, UiB

14.45-15.00: Using mouse models to study mechanisms of diabetes
Professor Simona Chera PhD, PRECISE-DIA, UiB and University of Geneva, Switzerland

15.00-15.15: From the Norwegian Diabetes Biobank to precision diabetes diagnostics
Professor Gunnar Mellgren MD PhD, Director of Laboratory Medicine, Haukeland University

15.15-15.45: Use of AI in register and biobank data for improved diagnosis of diabetes and
Professor Valeriya Lyssenko MD PhD, PRECISE-DIA, UiB and Lund University, Sweden

15.45: Summing up and farewell
Pål R. Njølstad