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The research group, Global Health Priorities, has become the research centre BCEPS, thanks to support from Bergen Research Foundation, NORAD, University of Bergen and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The candidate will give a trial lecture and defend his doctoral thesis with the title: “Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autoimmune diseases: etiological relationships and therapeutic possibilities”
The Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia renews its commitment to actions towards universal health coverage (UHC). The re-definition of the Essential Health Service Packages (EHSP), which the Global Health Priorities Research Group is involved in, is defined as one of the most important steps forward.
Our highlights from research, international collaboration and dissemination.
Four PhD-candidates from the Centre for Nutrition participated at the RStudio conference in Austin last week.
Summarising 2018 and looking ahead to 2019 at IGS
IGS’ first General Meeting of 2019 opened with an inaugural lecture by newly appointed Associate Professor in the History of Medicine, Magnus Vollset.
The Research Council of Norway has announced that 11 out of 87 received applications have been selected for funding in their programme called "High-quality and Reliable Diagnostics, Treatment and Rehabilitation (BEHANDLING)”. The project “Enhanced cryoimmunotherapy against urogenital cancers” by project leader Karl-Henning Kalland, CCBIO PI, was among the 11 selected projects and was one of... Read more
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Niyaz Al-sharabi, a postdoc in the Tissue Engineering Research Group at IKO received the ITI Research Grant for 2019.The research project is titled "Modification of exosomes derived from Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) for promoting bone tissue regeneration in vitro”.
There are over 100 tumor types only in the central nervous system. The Translational Cancer Research Group at the Department of Biomedicine provided data and material for a new diagnostic tool that will make it easier for cancer researchers to see the difference.
The enzyme tyrosine hydroxylase is essential for life. Neurological, psychiatric and cardiovascular disorders occur when its catalytic function is impaired. Researchers at the Department of Biomedicine describe how new insights into the protein might help develop new avenues for treatment.
Niyaz Al-sharabi, a postdoc in the Tissue Engineering Research Group at IKO received the ITI Research Grant for 2019.
Thomas Arnesen and Harald Barsnes from the Department of Biomedicine are part of a new european consortium in the field of mass spectrometry based proteomics research. The European Union has awarded 10 million Euro.
Cinderella is a tale of being lifted from obscurity to recognition and significance. A review by young researchers at the Department of Biomedicine highlights the importance of the post-translational modifications of actin.
June 2019 CISMAC will be offering a course on systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Researchers have found that neighbour-cells can take over functions of damaged or missing insulin-producing cells. The discovery may lead to new treatments for diabetes

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