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Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.
Dear Researchers from the Department of Clinical Medicine (K1), Department of Clinical Science (K2) and Helse-Bergen. You are hereby invited to present your work to fellow researchers and the general audience.
Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers.
Cornelia Schuster defended 22.11.2016 her dissertation "Investigation of predictive markers in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with bevacizumab" at the University of Bergen.
A new study from the University of Bergen suggests that Parkinson’s disease may be caused by failure of the microscopic powerhouses of the cell, called mitochondria, to adapt to the effects of aging.
Prof. Kamal Mustafa and his research team from the Department of Clinical Dentistry were awarded the prize by BTO and Sparebanken Vest.
Lavina Ahmed defended Wednesday November 2nd 2016 her dissertation «Axl as a Biomarker in Breast and Lung Cancer» at the University of Bergen.
- The aim of the Research School is to increase network activity between Ph.D.-candidates, thereby lowering the threshold to visit each other and cooperate, says Chairman Thorkild Tylleskär. –We believe that through this we will be able to facilitate for better research.
- Non communicable diseases, like kidney diseases, are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, says the Tanzanian doctor Paschal Ruggajo. As a Ph.D-candiate at UiB he has looked into the reasons, and possible solutions, to this problem.
Results from this study indicate that patients with severely impaired upper limb motor function spent more time actively in VR training (VR) than in conventional training (CT).
The Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research began almost exactly 10 years ago, 16 November 2006. A group from Forum and other global health-interested met in Tromsø 3-4 November, 2016.
The Helga Salvesen Memorial Symposium on Endometrial Cancer was held on October 24, 2016 at The Broad Institute in Cambridge, MA, USA.
Auroras work at USC highlighted in the J1 Newsletter.
The International Federation of Professional Abortion and Contraception Associates (FIAPAC) held its biannual conference in Lisbon, Portugal 13-15 October 2016.

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