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Professor Grethe S. Tell is to become one of the first two women ever to be awarded honorary membership of the Norwegian Epidemiological Association.
Africa is technologically advanced in several areas, but woefully unprepared for technologies that could revolutionise its health care.
In an article in Bergens Tidende 20.10.13, neurologist and researcher Charalampos Tzoulis was chosen as one of forty-seven individuals representing Bergen’s future.
Pharmacist Sofia Frost Widnes have investigated both the need for and risk perception of drug information in pregnancy. Friday 25. October 2013 she defended her thesis «Drug information in pregnancy - attitudes and needs among pregnant women and physicians».
Obesity and diabetes are diseases that greatly increase worldwide. Adipose tissue is now recognizes as a separate organ with complex metabolic processes. Understanding adipose tissue biology is important in order to develop better treatment strategies for obesity and diabetes. An international team of physicians and scientists lead by researchers from our Center has found that insulin action can... Read more
Professor Oberbauer from the Medical University of Vienna will talk about 'Systems biology of omics in kidney transplantation'
The Pharmacy Students' Committee (FFU) and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (MOFA) together with Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) invites you to a sneak-preview of the movie "Fire in the Blood", Tuesday 15. October 2013, 6 pm in Auditorium 1 at BBB.
Research Group in Social Pharmacy recently invited researchers from University of East Anglia (UEA) to Bergen to discuss future research collaboration and how we can strengthen the research within social pharmacy and pharmacy practice at both institutions.
The yearly Small Animal MRI course is now open for registration. It takes place 28th to 30th of October 2013 and you are encouraged to register as soon as possible as it is restricted to max 12 attendants.