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N-terminal acetylation is a very common protein modification and NAA10 is the major responsible enzyme in human cells. Here we found a novel pathological NAA10 variant, NAA10 p. (R83H), in two boys with developmental delay and intellectual disabilities.
Arvid Lundervold from the Department of Biomedicine receives the award for best teacher at the Faculty of Medicine in 2018.
While new funding models are making the future of global health research more uncertain, government leaders around the world are increasingly recognising the importance of using research-based evidence in policy-making – the kind of evidence that CISMAC projects are generating.
CISMAC, one of UiB’s SFFs, is committed to training the next generation of research leaders involved in improving mother- and child-care in low- and middle-income countries. An important skill for health care professionals is to understand what systematic reviews are, and how to implement them in practice.
You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer´s disease.
Here are the winners of the Søren Falch and faculty awards of 2018.
Professor Cecilie Svanes’ research results went viral, and have been discussed in the British Parliament and in the popular press.
Professor Cecilie Svanes at the Centre for International Health is a specialist in pulmonary and internal medicine. She shared the most recent results from several large studies, which seem to indicate that the pre-adolescent health and behaviour of fathers is a critical window for optimising the health of future generations.
Yale professor Heather Allore visited Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS). She is working together with Professor Bettina Husebø on the upcoming SFI-application.
On May 23 and 24, 2019, the world's leading fibrosis and cancer researchers met in Bergen at an international fibrosis conference on the topic "New tools to study the fibrotic stroma".
The CCBIO Annual Report 2018 is now available!
The structure of full-length phenylalanine hydroxylase in complex with the cofactor BH4 is presented in the most recent issue of PNAS. As the cofactor is also used as a therapy for PKU, this structure is of medical importance.
International top notch cancer researchers met at Solstrand to present their work at CCBIO's annual symposium.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 14 June, 2019.
Both breastfeeding and coping with HIV infection are energy demanding. Does combining the two increase the rate of disease progression?
Over 100 participated in Department Day 2019 at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS), 8 May. The goal of these annual events is to inform, inspire and engage those working at IGS, as well as helping to build academic and social bonds across different groups at the Department.
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 revision of Ethiopia's publicly funded health services package.