Faculty of Medicine

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The funding from the Trond Mohn Foundation will give researchers in Bergen the opportunity to develop new ways of treating chronic and acute wounds, bone damage and psychosis using stem cells. Many patient groups will benefit from the establishment of the regenerative medicine centre and its research.
Healthcare is a place of healing, but as a major polluter it is also a source of harm. In this public science lecture, BCEPS PhD candidates Anand Bhopal and Emily McLean discussed the feasibility, responsibility and ultimate desirability of healthcare decarbonisation.
Patients diagnosed with the chronic and severe pulmonary disease Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) have a different composition of microbes in the lower airways than healthy controls and patients with COPD, a study shows.
The Pandemic Centre collaborates with Centre for the Study of the Sciences and Humanities (SVT) together with Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET) in an interdisciplinary course "Diversity and Inequity in the Pandemic".
Obesity increases the risk of developing more than a dozen types of cancer. Researchers from the Department of Medicine (UiB) have no shown that lipids associated with obesity makes the cancer cell more aggressive.
New findings provide a better understanding of how the synthesis of dopamine is regulated in the brain. It may shed new light on the mechanism behind diseases such as Parkinson's.
Exposure to the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides among young men can cause a striking reduction in lung function and nearly five times higher odds of having asthma compared to the non-exposed, study shows.