Faculty of Medicine

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Helse Vest's Research Prize was this year awarded to the Gynaecologic Research Group led by CCBIO PI Helga B. Salvesen. The Innovation Award went to James Lorens at BerGenBio and UiB, also CCBIO PI.
How is visual information processed in the retina? Over the next three years, this questions will define the projects for 15 PhD candidates in the EU network SwitchBoard.
A contextualized cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) of neuropsychiatric interventions in Ethiopia could advise authorities to prioritize between treatments. Epilepsy treatment is most cost-effective, while treatment for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder avert fewer DALYs.
Research and course collaboration between Physiotherapy Research Group at IGS and Orthopedic Department at Haukeland University Hospital (HUH).
When both parents are old, the risk of cleft palate in the offspring is increased, but not if only one parent is older than 31 years (mothers) or 34 years (fathers).
The research school for health and care in the municipal health services will be coordinated by the University of Oslo, and IGS will be a collaborating partner represented by Berit Rokne and Eva Gjengedal.
The prevalence of severe congenital heart defects is increased among newborns of mothers who experienced preeclampsia during pregnancy, especially if the preeclampsia was early onset.
Perhaps we should issue a time frame on the public health bureaucracy, says CCBIO Director Lars A. Akslen, when considering the time it takes new drugs to be accepted to Norway.
Esperanza Diaz was the principal investigator of a research team that evaluated the impact of factors such as length of stay, immigrant group and other sociodemographic variables on immigrant health.
Researchers K1, K2 and Helse-Bergen are hereby invited to present their work to fellow researchers and the general audience
From September 28-October 9th 2015, KGJN hosted the first research training course in the new H2020-funded project “MiND" on ADHD and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
A network seminar series to promote collaboration between Nordic countries in biological and medical imaging. 2nd seminar in Gotheburg, Sweden, 14th-15th of April 2016.
Cancer was the second leading cause of death after cardiovascular disease globally in 2013. Over the past few months, researchers from different research groups at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) have been involved in a number of individual studies and one important global review.
The Research Council of Norway (RCN) visited Ethiopia, one of its prioritized focus countries for Norwegian development cooperation, to see 6 of its Programme for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC) projects first-hand.
Håkon Hofstad defended his PhD thesis 2. november 2015 at the University of Bergen. Title of the thesis: “Early Supported Discharge after stroke in Bergen. Effects on functional outcome and outcome predictors studied in a threearmed randomised controlled trial comparing rehabilitation in a day unit and in the patients`homes with treatment as usual”
Nine out of ten physicians have regretted their choice of profession due to lack of resources and difficult rationing dilemmas.
Researchers associated with KGJ Centre for MS Research have recently published a review article on the potential of public proteomics data, in Proteomics.
Two articles featuring researchers at the Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Bergen were included when The Lancet recently published its 10 000th anniversary issue.