Faculty of Medicine

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A group of central researchers in the Gates funded project “Disease Control Priorities Ethiopia” (DCP-E) gathered at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to discuss the to discuss the revision of Ethiopia's publicly funded health services package.
One of the CIH’s most important resources is the many long-term, stable, productive partnerships Centre researchers have been able to establish with researchers and institutions in Africa and Asia.
We introduce a new and complete tool in the R package Haplin for power and sample size calculations in genetic association studies, readily applicable to data in MoBa or Harvest. The article is published in BMC Bioinformatics
At the beginning of the millennium, there was no one capable of undertaking brain surgery in Ethiopia. Today, thanks to Professor Morten Lund-Johansen at the Department of Clinical Medicine and his colleagues, there are 35 specialists able to conduct head operations.
Medical research student, Mehma Pannu, says that actually being a researcher gave her an insight into the “other side”. Instead of, as a medical student, taking research results as hard facts, understanding more about the research process has made her more objective.
This years' KEFF conference was held in Bergen on the 18th and 19th of March and was a great success with over 220 participants.
In Huntingtons Disease, patients suffer from cognitive deficits and psychiatric disturbance, and later also from a devastating loss of movement control. Researchers at the Department of Biomedicine have identified some of the molecular events that occur in the brain in Huntingtons Disease.
Cancer is a complex disease caused by a multitude of factors gone wrong in the cell. NAA10 may be one such factor. This is a protein that performs many different tasks, including the most common which is catalyzing the acetylation of cellular proteins. NAA10 can therefore be viewed as a ”Jack of all trades”-protein. For two decades it has been linked to cancer progression, but recent data puts... Read more
Adrian Drazic, post doctor at the Department of Biomedicine, is one of the recipients of this years award for outstanding young researchers by the Meltzer Foundation.
Although across Kenya there has been a significant decrease in HIV positivity between 2015 and 2017, there are still some gaps that can be identified through spatial-temporal analyses and modelling. A PhD student from CIH talked about his work with spatial-temporal analyses at the prestigious CROI conference held 4-7 March, 2019 in Seattle.
– When a product is labeled with a keyhole, it does not mean that the product is healty, but that it is healthier than similar products, says nutrition experts Cathrine Horn and Vegard Lysne.
- Two of these are as unhealthy as candy.
Placing stools from healthy people in the stomach improved both the symptoms and bacterial flora in the intestines of persons with a variety of irritable bowel syndrome.
The first General Assembly of the EU Maxibone Project was held in Bergen from 11-12. February 2019.
This is the first volume to connect philosophical discussions on the harm of death with discussions on population health, adjusting the ways in which death is evaluated. Edited by post doc in the GHP Research Group Carl Tollef Solberg and associated member of the group Espen Gamlund (professor in philosophy). Foreword by professor of Moral Philosophy Jeff McMahan.
There is a permanent full-time position (100%) as Professor of Medicine (Global Health) open at the University of Bergen, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Centre for International Health. If there are no qualified applicants for the Professor position, candidates will also be considered for an Associate Professor position.