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PhD Candidate Jasmin Shrestha is undertaking a PhD studying the rotavirus disease burden, and the distribution of rotavirus genotypes in children participating in a community-based cohort study in Bhaktapur, Nepal. She also aims to describe any changing patterns of rotavirus genotypes over time, to provide information for increasing vaccine efficacy.
PhD Candidate Anneli Eriksson successfully defended her work on 9 June 2020. Her PhD was a collaboration between Centre for International Health, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, UiB and Centre for Research on Health Care in Disasters (KcKM) at KI.
Professor Aurora Martinez at Institute for Biomedicine and MD Aasne K. Aarsand lead an interdisciplinary team developing new treatments of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP).
In India, the first COVID-19 case was reported on January 30, 2020. As of June 21, 2020, ~425 000 COVID-19 cases had been reported with 13 700 deaths across the country.
Every woman reaches menopause at a different time in life. Now, researchers from the University of Bergen have found a fuzzy way to calculate how far each one has come.