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This interview is part of a ZEIT ONLINE series of interviews where leading researchers are asked about their concerns in the current crisis. According to Norheim, "The question should be: Where can the most lives be saved?"
Early initiation of alcohol and other harmful substance use is an important predictor for developing substance use disorders in later life. CIH and CIH-associated researchers have undertaken a study reporting on the existence of childhood alcohol abuse and dependency in Eastern Uganda.
BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim is one of a group of six experts appointed to an expert committee that will provide advice on who should receive prioritised access to a corona vaccine in Norway.
In collaboration with the Vascular Biology Program (VBP), Boston Children’s Hospital, CCBIO recently completed the second CCBIO INTPART long course CCBIO907. This year, the course was given in digital format, and it was well visited by local students and researchers, participants from other institutions all over Norway, and also from Finland, Sweden and Denmark, in addition to some from other... Read more
February 13-14 2020, the second Mohn Nutrition Research Lab seminar was held.
Thorsen is professor at the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Bergen. He also holds a twenty percent position as a professor at Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, in Jinan, China.
Researchers and affiliated researchers from BCEPS have contributed as editors and chapter authors to the recently published Oxford University Press handbook of "Distributional Cost-Effectiveness Analysis".
An advert for a new Editor-in-Chief for the SRHM journal is out now.
BCEPS researchers contribute to BMJ Global Health paper on protecting essential health services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professor Frits Thorsen and his research group at the ChiNor Research Laboratory has newly received a significant funding of 550 000 RMB over four years (equivalent to 200 000 NOK per year), from the China´s National Natural Science Foundation, for their ongoing research on exosome-derived miRNAs in brain metastases.
The Department of Biomedicine has a vacancy for a permanent position as professor of biomedicine.
We now welcome applications for six parallel courses with cross-cutting keynotes and virtual social events. BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.
The special circumstances around 2020 led to the annual PhD conference from the Norwegian Research School of Global Health being first postponed and then transformed to an online conference.
For Master students, being a part of a Research Group can be an important career starting point. It can be an instant networking opportunity, with ripple effects extending through the networks of all the group members. The experience also provides students with support for their research and studies.
Actin is modified by N-terminal acetylation which regulates its role in steering cellular architecture and cell motility. Now the machinery performing this acetylation is uncovered.
Several variants of the NAA10 gene have been found in patients suffering from developmental delay and hemihypertrophy. NAA10 steers the most common protein modification in humans: N-terminal acetylation.
Rolf Bjerkvig of the group for translational cancer research has given a lecture at the Norwegian science festival "Forskningsdagene" in 2020. You can watch a video at the Norwegian Cancer Union.
Persons with critical corona-disease may have antibodies blocking the body´s most important defence mechanisms.

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