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Variants in different genes may cause developmental delay and various syndromes. Researchers from USA, Saudi Arabia and Norway recently uncovered pathogenic gene variants causing developmental delay and intellectual disabilities in a gene not previously linked to genetic disease.
Dana Costea is this year’s receiver of the Pindborg Prize, an annual award issued by The Scandinavian Fellowship of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine (SFOPOM), in memory of the late Professor Jens J. Pindborg, internationally renowned dentist and pathologist.
How do we interpret past pandemics? A recent book chapter examines how medieval leprosy was reinterpreted and reinvented for the modern world.
A paper published in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine on long-COVID, describes persistent symptoms six months after acute COVID-19, even in young home isolated people.
Professor Charalampos Tzoulis stresses that neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and ALS, represent a global health emergency that can only be tackled through extensive research.
BCEPS is one of seven applicants from the University of Bergen to reach the final round of the Research Council of Norway's Centre of Excellence (SFF) initiative.
For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School is an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.
Vipul has presented an update of our JPIAMR EXPLOR project on a recent JPIAMR workshop (25:55 to 38:02)
Mahdi Fallah started his position as professor in epidemiology at IGS in May 2021. Fallah is a physician and has received his PhD in cancer epidemiology from the University of Tampere (Finland) in 2007.
Bente E. Moen is appointed chair of the steering group at Center for research on cardiac disease in women
The first joint article from the Pandemic Centre as a unit has now been published in Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.
Congratulations to BCEPS PhD candidates Lelisa Fekadu and Getachew Teshome on successfully defending their doctoral theses this spring.
BCEPS has published recordings of its inaugural seminar series on Climate Change and Priority Setting in Health.
With the pandemic hitting the world in March 2020, we have put a rather different and challenging year behind us, but with our dedicated staff working relentlessly, CISMAC’s activities have powered through.
Professor Cecilie Svanes and Associate Professor Ane Johannessen from the Centre for International Health (CIH) recently published results showing how smoking in early puberty in boys may have negative consequences for their future generations of offspring.
A broad range of renowned international cancer scientists gave talks at this year's CCBIO Annual Symposium, which for the very first time was held as a fully online event.
The CIH Professor’s recent New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) article was awarded the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care’s Publication of the Year for 2020. Two of Tylleskär’s PhD Candidates, Nicolas Pejovic and Susanna Myrnerts Höök, shared first author in the article.

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