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The CISMAC supported SAFEZT project has released a special issue on reproductive health and the politics of abortion in Ethiopia, Zambia, and Tanzania.
Healthy neurons form synapses with aggressive brain cancer cells that stimulate the growth and proliferation of brain cancer. Anti-epileptic medicine can curb the dangerous communication and possibly be part of future treatment.
Researchers from the Department of Biomedicine describe the atomic details responsible for the short length of actin filaments in the malaria parasite.
Iceland’s dramatic landscape served as backdrop for generating ideas and action plans for new collaborations between the University of Bergen/CCBIO and Harvard Medical School/Vascular Biology Program in a meeting August 29th to September 3rd.
Researchers at the University of Bergen looked if there is a connection between the mode of delivery and the genetics of children’s intelligence.
The University of Bergen is appointing 10 new Honorary Doctors, one of which is Harvard Professor Bruce Zetter, very well known to the CCBIO family, both as advisor in the CCBIO Scientific Advisory Board, and through the CCBIO-VBP INTPART collaboration.
A thought-provoking paper by PhD candidate Andrea Melberg and colleagues underlines how the politicisation of global health initiatives affects the ways in which knowledge about important health indicators is produced.
The brain cancer immunology and therapy group will participate at the science fair in Bergen, together with the patient organization for brain tumors, hjernesvulstforeningen.
The collaboration project for education and research in oral pathology between Norway, Moldova, Belarus and Armenia is an important internationalization project financed by DIKU through the Eurasia program. Within this project, UiB/CCBIO is currently hosting a master student, Olga Golburean, a graduated dental hygienist who is taking her master degree in global health with Professor Dana Costea... Read more
This summer, CCBIO sent their second batch of students to be Boston summer interns in the CCBIO/Harvard INTPART collaboration. Read the full report from Hanna Dillekås, PhD candidate in Oddbjørn Straume’s group, Ridhima Das, PhD candidate in Dana Costea’s group, and Amalie Fagerli Tegnander, medical student affiliated to Lars A. Akslen's group, in Elisabeth Wik’s project.
PhD Candidate Marianne Lønnebotn is using data from large, long-term health surveys with information that extends over several generations to study how factors such as being overweight can affect the respiratory health of respondents’ offspring.
PhD candidate Pouda Panahandeh gives her trial lecture for the degree of PhD at the Faculty of Medicine.
Academic researchers and commercial partners presented their novel work on hormonal diseases and endocrine monitoring at the Ultradian conference in Bergen last week.