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The first Nordic Summer School for Neurorehabilitation will take place in Falsterbo, Sweden, from 21. – 23. September 2016.
The Bio3D package includes new methods for the analysis and visualization of protein dynamics both from experimental and simulated data, integrated with tools for comparative analysis of evolutionary related protein structures and systematic retrieval of publicly available sequence and structural data.
The BTO project CryoIT has received 10 million NOK from the Research Council of Norway’s FORNY2020 program. The project develops a new form of immunotherapy against prostate cancer, called cryoimmunotherapy, which can also be adapted to treat different types of cancer. The project belongs to Haukeland University Hospital and the University of Bergen.
Death is a classical topic in philosophy. In a new article, PhD-candidate Carl Tollef Solberg, Research Assistant Preben Sørheim, and Associate Professor Espen Gamlund gives a diagnosis of contemporary philosophers’ views on death – and some prescriptions on how we should treat death in a secular societies.
European Academy of Neurology Investigator award to Marte Helene Bjørk from Bergen Epilepsy Research Group
At the annual European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress in Copenhagen 28. - 31. May 2016, Marte Helene Bjørk from Bergen Epilepsy Research Group won the clinical research Tournament for young Neurologists
Master student Wegdan Hamed Nasser successfully defends her thesis entitled: "Development of 3-D printed scaffolds for bone regeneration".
Cecilie Gjerde and Salwa Suliman from the Tissue Engineering group received prizes for their research.
Tove Ask will defend her PhD Thesis on Thursday, 22. June 2016 at the University of Bergen. Title of the thesis: “Functional evaluation and work participation in health care workers with musculoskeletal disorders”
New article: Common and rare forms of diabetes mellitus: towards a continuum of diabetes subtypes.
An Annual Report provides an opportunity for reflection over the accomplishments and highlights of the year that has been. It is an important exercise in introspection and an integral part in planning for the future.