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We have a new PhD thesis hanging out for public display in the Tree of Science at the FBMM, University of Oulu. On October 6th, Atta will defend his thesis "Structural characterization of Toxoplasma gondii armadillo repeat only protein and purification of actins from apicomplexan parasites". The opponent will be Dr. Young-Hwa Song from the University of Lübeck, Germany. We look forward to the... Read more
A new study published in JAMA Oncology (September 2022) shows that BRCA1 methylation in early embryotic life leads to increased cancer risk in the adult.
Center for research on Cardiac Disease in Women. Time: 31.10.22 at 12-13 local time. Meeting room 8.1-8.2, in the Laboratory building. The seminar is hybrid. Professor Francisco Gómez Real will first present evidence on gender differences in respiratory health with focus on asthma and lung function, second, on the relationships between respiratory health and sex-hormone related events, and... Read more
Center for Digital Narrative and Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting in Health have been awarded the status as Centres of Excellence (SFF) from the Research Council of Norway.
Group members in the Tissue Engineering group at the University of Bergen participated in PER-IADR Oral Health research Congress in Marseille, France, between 15 and 17 September, 2022. IADR is the world largest dental research association, and PER-IADR is its European division, and there were participants not only from Europe, but from America and pan-pacific Asia regions.
Professor Eva Gerdts has together with international experts published an overview of current knowledge on sex differences in arterial hypertension.
The results are out and BCEPS is one of two centres at the University of Bergen to receive Centre of Excellence (SFF) status from the Research Council of Norway.
Flowers and smiles were in abundance when CCBIO, the Department of Clinical Medicine, the Medial Faculty and the Trond Mohn Foundation welcomed Carina Strell to the University of Bergen in a CCBIO Startup Seminar August 25.
Today, Kalyani Mukherjee joined our group as a PhD student, funded by a stipend by the Sigrid Jusélius foundation.
Myelin is a crucial structure for the normal functioning of the vertebrate nervous system. Here, we have used multiple state-of-the-art technologies at large international research infrastructures, enabling methods not available in Norway, to obtain 3D structural information on some of the most hydrophobic protein molecules in the human body, which are responsible for the correct structure and... Read more
Senior researcher PhD Helga Midtbø presented new data from the FATCOR study at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona in August 2022. Her research demonstrates a higher level of inflammatory markers in the blood in obese women than their male counterparts
PhD student Annabel Ohldieck presented her research at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona August 2022. She demonstrated that blood pressure in the forties is more important for risk of hypertension later in life in women than in men.
PhD student Marit Sandberg presented two posters from her research on pregnancy and complications in women with congenital heart research. Congratulations!
On 25th august, we held our grand opening for TOR.
From January-March 2022, Farhan Yusuf participated in a student exchange programme organised through a partnership between Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (Tanzania) and the University of Bergen (Norway).
The 50th Nordic Lung Congress was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1st to 3rd June 2022. Among the presenters were PhD researcher Shanshan Xu from Life-GAP with exciting new results on long-term air pollution and greenness exposures in Northern Europe.
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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