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The project Learn About Cancer Through Art is a small scale project financed by the University of Bergen. The project aims at using art as a tool to disseminate knowledge about cancer biology. We collaborate with artists, involve them into active discussions about selected aspects of cancer biology, and challenge them to transform that into art.
Bruce R. Zetter, the new honorary doctor at the Faculty of Medicine, thinks this honorary doctorate will strengthen the ties between Harvard Medical School and the University of Bergen.
Bergen Stem Cell Consortium meeting 2019 took place in Bergen where researchers not only from Norway but also from several European countries came together to discuss about recent development of research and clinical application in stem cell biology. Ph.D. candidate, Shuntaro Yamada, presented his ongoing work with the title of “Plasma surface activation of polymeric biomaterials improved seeding... Read more
Tooth morphogenesis is not driven by proliferation but spatiotemporal change in cell shape regulated by actomyosin. Ph. D candidate Shuntaro Yamada’s previous work “Molar Bud-to-Cap Transition Is Proliferation Independent” conducted at King’s College London, UK, was published on The Journal of Dental Research, which is a peer-reviewed and top-cited journal in dentistry. This work revealed the... Read more
The risk of cancer increases considerably if you gain weight before the age of 40. For endometrial cancer, the risk increases by 70 percent.
Prof. Mustafa presented a keynote lecture at the 28th annual EAO Congress titled "Are stem cells the implants of the future"
A team of CISMAC researchers has published the results of CISMAC’s first and largest randomized control trial in The Lancet.
UiB Rector, Dag Rune Olsen, and Vice-Rector for Global Relations, Anneline Eriksen, met with IGS’ strategic research and education leaders Wednesday 2 October.
MED reports that a UIB-study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.
A UIB-study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.
As a child, Silke Appel was taken on ski trips to Geilo with her family from Berlin. Today she is a research director and deputy head of the Broegelmann Research Laboratory in Bergen, thanks to financial support from the Trond Mohn Foundation.
CIH Associate Professor, Ana Lorena Ruano is leading an open workshop on how to write better scientific articles.
Researchers at the University of Bergen have identified new genetic signals for the regulation of how infants grow. This may be a crucial step in the fight against growth-related diseases.
The CISMAC supported SAFEZT project has released a special issue on reproductive health and the politics of abortion in Ethiopia, Zambia, and Tanzania.
Healthy neurons form synapses with aggressive brain cancer cells that stimulate the growth and proliferation of brain cancer. Anti-epileptic medicine can curb the dangerous communication and possibly be part of future treatment.
Researchers from the Department of Biomedicine describe the atomic details responsible for the short length of actin filaments in the malaria parasite.
Iceland’s dramatic landscape served as backdrop for generating ideas and action plans for new collaborations between the University of Bergen/CCBIO and Harvard Medical School/Vascular Biology Program in a meeting August 29th to September 3rd.
Researchers at the University of Bergen looked if there is a connection between the mode of delivery and the genetics of children’s intelligence.

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