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Webinar: Monday 26.04.21 at 12:00-13:00 Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek will talk on how sex and gender modifies health and disease with a focus on cardiac disease in a translational perspective.
A new study from the University in Bergen may shed light on the comorbidities found in adults suffering from this rare disease.
Even healthy adults harbour a diverse fungal environment in their lungs, as shown in a new study from researchers at the University of Bergen, Norway (UiB) published in PLOS ONE. The prevalence and severity of fungal infections have increased in recent years, and the Norwegian scientists have been examining fungi in both healthy and people with lung diseases.
During Spring 2021, BCEPS will be organising an online seminar series on the intersection of climate change and priority setting in health (seminar dates 14 April, 28 April, 12 May).
Research conducted by ADHD researcher Berit Skretting Solberg shows a strong connection between ADHD in children and parents. The sons had the highest absolute risk, but the daughters had the highest relative risk.
2020 evolved into an annus horribilis for everyone, manifested by physical distancing and social isolation, disrupted work routines and for many, tragic loss of livelihood and loved ones.
Two of Professor Engebretsen’s students recently published articles.
Globally TB day is commemorated every year on March 24, the anniversary of the date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes TB, in 1882.
We've asked Robert Gray to give teachers ten tips for digital teaching.
Petri Kursula receive the prize for best teacher in preclinical medicine 2020.
Scientists at the University of Bergen (UiB) have discovered a new enzyme on the deadly fungus Aspergillus fumigatus that might unlock new treatment. The fungus kills around one million people per year worldwide, and is found “everywhere”.
How does the health-authorities choose to communicate when the world is experiencing a global crisis? This will be the main topic in a new rhetoric-study with researchers from Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
There will be elected members (and alternates) to the Faculty Board at the Faculty of Medicine in group A, B & C
In a Nature Medicine article published today, BCEPS researchers discuss the challenges of developing essential health service packages in resource-constrained settings.
Research on PARP inhibitors carried out at Mohn Cancer Research Laboratory and KG Jebsen's center for genome-directed cancer therapy receives attention in the international press after publication in the Annals of Oncology.
CCBIO initiated its research school – CCBIO Research School for Cancer Studies (RSCS) – very early on, and the RSCS has since the startup in 2014 undergone a steady progress and expansion of the course portfolio. Now that CCBIO’s parent department the Department of Clinical Medicine has been assigned an FKB center (Centre for Clinical Treatment Research) – Neuro-SysMed – CCBIO is happy to be able... Read more
In science, sometimes a new perspective can turn our interpretation of the data upside-down, and necessitate a paradigm shift.

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