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The PhD-candidates Vegard Lysne and Anthea Van Parys, from the Centre for Nutrition, participated at the Homocysteine conference in Virgili, Spain.
Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials 2019 Conference was organized in Långvik, Finland. The three-day conference was attended by some 100 people and 28 presentations were given internationally from Singapore all the way to Colorado. Conference also held a poster session showing 58 posters.
The partners of Centre of Intervention Science of Mother and Child Health (CISMAC) recently met at Sotra to celebrate five years of important research and plan for future collaborations.
CISMAC meeting 13-15 June, Bergen – some “take-home” messages
Dr. Mulumebet Zenebe received award for best publication at AAU, Ethiopia.
Engjom is first author on the article "Risk of eclampsia or HELLP- syndrome by institution availability and place and delivery – A population – based cohort study". The Marie Spångberg award is established by the Representative Body of the Norwegian Medical Association in connection with the 100 year anniversary in 1993 for Marie Spångberg. The first Norwegian woman to become a doctor...
BCEPS has several Norwegian and international partners
N-terminal acetylation is a very common protein modification and NAA10 is the major responsible enzyme in human cells. Here we found a novel pathological NAA10 variant, NAA10 p. (R83H), in two boys with developmental delay and intellectual disabilities.
Arvid Lundervold from the Department of Biomedicine receives the award for best teacher at the Faculty of Medicine in 2018.
The week-long matrix biology (BMED904) course was held for 4th time at the Dept. of biomedicine and next BMED904 course will be given in June 2021.
While new funding models are making the future of global health research more uncertain, government leaders around the world are increasingly recognising the importance of using research-based evidence in policy-making – the kind of evidence that CISMAC projects are generating.
CISMAC, one of UiB’s SFFs, is committed to training the next generation of research leaders involved in improving mother- and child-care in low- and middle-income countries. June 2019, the CIH-CISMAC Research School hosted a course in systematic reviews and meta-analyses, as it is important that health care professionals understand what systematic reviews are, and know something about how to... Read more
You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer´s disease.