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Every year the Swedish Childhood Diabetes Foundation awards two prizes in the name of Johnny Ludvigsson to excellent childhood diabetes researchers in the Nordic countries.
A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.
The Global Mental Health research group was present at the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health (ECTMIH), in Antwerp, Belgium.
CCBIO had two representatives presenting their research at the 9th World Congress of Melanoma in Brisbane, Australia, October 18-21, 2017.
A state-of-the-art imaging system for high-throughput crystallization experiments has been installed at BiSS at the Department of Biomedicine. The system is capable of imaging samples using both visible and UV light. The imager is a significant addition to the crystallization laboratory as well as BiSS, providing a seamless workflow from the Mosquito LCP pipetting robot to automated imaging. It... Read more
Bergen Medical Research Foundation (BFS) has announced to award funding for 4-years to Professor Arvid Lundervold for his project „Computational Medical Imaging and Machine Learning».
The Workshop in Applied Structural Bioinformatics will be organized at the University of Bergen October 16-20. This workshop will provide a practical introduction to popular tools for biomolecular visualisation, analysis and simulations. Lectures will be given by both international and local speakers from the research fields of structural bioinformatics and computer-aided drug design.
Siddharth Shanbhag has received the prestigious Nordic Hatton Award 2017
Medical abortion drugs in Tanzania, student’s experiences with seeking abortion in Ethiopia, and sexuality education in Zambian schools were on the agenda for the second annual meeting of the SAFEZT project.
In November 2017, the University of Bergen hosted the second annual meeting and winter school for members of the Innovative Training Network "switchBoard"
27-28 March 2017, Silversprings, Kampala, Uganda 2nd National child and adolescent mental health conference 2017
Esprance Kashala-Abotnes, a CIH researcher, is training care-givers in DRC how to prevent Konzo Disease in very young Congolese children.
Justin Tongun is a PhD student at the Centre for International Health (CIH). His home is in South-Sudan.