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A new research project at the Department of Clinical Medicine (K1) aims to tailor treatment to children and adolescents living with chronic kidney disease. The Norwegian Research Council has provided NOK 12 million in support for the project. 
BCEPS PhD Candidate and Harvard Takemi Fellow Anand Bhopal has just published the article "Fair Pathways to Net-Zero Healthcare" together with BCEPS Director and Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim.
May 20 was the Clinical Trials Day, which arrives each May 20 as an opportunity for the clinical research community to pause in reflection, recognition, and admiration of all that has been accomplished thanks to clinical trials and the people behind them. The Norwegian Parkinson's Association took the opportunity to launch a short video, where Neuro-SysMed contributes with Professor Tzoulis... Read more
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A simple blood test can contribute to earlier detection of cancer and provide valuable information about the tumor in a number of cancers. The technology behind liquid biopsies is still being tested, but will change the landscape in cancer diagnostics, says professor and CCBIO-partner Klaus Pantel.
Did you miss Dhayalan Velauthapillai's BEL Lunch seminar presenting on research on nanomaterials for solar cells, Hydrogen and energy storage applications at Western Norway University of Applied Science? Watch it here!
The University of Bergen arranged the NORHART course in Cardiac Imaging in Research this May. Twelve PhD students from all over Norway were gathered for an interactive course covering a wide range imaging methods used in cardiovascular research.
With economic support from the European Research Council (ERC), professor Bettina Husebø at UiB will investigate how assistive technology can be used to recognize symptoms among people with dementia who are near the end of life.
Did you miss Finn Gunnar Nielsens presentation of NVE's report on new areas for renewable energy production at sea? Watch it here! Please note that the presentation was given in Norwegian language.
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 for 2023-2024. Deadline 7 June, 2023.
Did you miss Kristin Margrethe Flornes presentation of Eviny's pilot project from PILOT-E to develop solutions for increased flexibility in the power system? Watch it here!
In this presentation, Ingvald Torblå, CEO of Odda Technology, presents the plans and current status of the Green energy project Hardanger Hydrogen Hub.
The research group of Professor Daniela Costea is currently engaged in a DIKU/NORPART funded collaboration project with partners in Tanzania, establishing immunohistochemistry for p16 as a method for more precise diagnostic of head and neck cancers (HNC). CCBIO has just had a visit from Tanzania, and Professor Costea has just returned from a 2 week stay in Dar Es Salaam where she worked with... Read more
The Pandemic Centre's Research Catalyst continues through the spring. The events are open to students and academics who want to enlighten pandemic-related topics from different perspectives.
The INTPART-II Flagship-course CCBIO907 Cancer-Related Vascular Biology took place in Bergen March 24th to March 31st 2023, with fortunate students from UiB and a couple of visiting students from abroad who got the opportunity to learn from and connect with excellent Harvard Medical School faculty on campus in Bergen.
During the conference on "Pandemic, diversity and social inequality" in Bergen in October, researchers started working on a declaration based on knowledge and experiences from the pandemic. The declaration has now been published and is open to read.
The Center is also this year represented at the European Society of Cardiology convention on prevention of cardiovascular disease. Professor Eva Gerdts speaks on how to manage cardiovascular risk increase during menopause

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