Faculty of Medicine

News archive for Faculty of Medicine

PhD fellow Marit Sandberg chaired the Center seminar on the impact of perimenopause on women’s work life.
Friday 27th of October the Pandemic Centre at UiB celebrated 3 years of existence by inviting to the first international conference. The topic for this year's conference was long term consequences of the covid-19 pandemic.
PhD candidate Marit Sandberg presented her research at the 8th International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (CPP) 2023 in Abu Dhabi October 19-22, 2023
Researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) have uncovered that proteins use a common chemical label as a shield to protect them from degradation, which in turn affects motility and aging.
PhD Candidate Akash Kapali presented at the world’s largest conference on multiple sclerosis; MSMilan2023 (held 11-13 October at Allianz MiCo in Milan)
PhD-students with different backgrounds are participating in the Pandemic Centre's interdisciplinary PhD-course this semester. The students hope the course will give them a broader understanding of the complex issues during a pandemic.
Fetal preeclampsia exposure has been associated with later cardiometabolic disease. However, this association has been investigated in few large population-wide studies, and it is unknown whether the association represents a causal relationship or is the result of shared etiological factors.
Research sheds light on how genetics influences the growth of the placenta and reveals a link to increased risk of disease in the mother.
Did you miss our half-day seminar on European Electricity Market Design for the Future, co-organized by Bergen Energy Lab / NHH Norwegian School of Economics? Watch the presentations here!
The very first Neuro-SysMed Annual Symposium took place at the historic Solstrand Hotel outside of Bergen, September 25-26, 2023. The dramatic western Norway weather did not entice to stepping out into the beautiful fjord surroundings, but all the 114 participants did nevertheless enjoy social and scientific radiance indoors.
In this presentation, Jonathan Økland Torstensen, associate professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, present ongoing work on optimization of hydrogen production through hydrolysis of water and pyrolysis of natural gas respectively, and discusses aspects of the two methods and their potential utillity in large scale hydrogen production.
Forsker Grand Prix took place in Bergen September 27, where nine young researchers were competing for Best Presenter, getting only four minutes to convey their research in front of an audience and three judges. Among the nine was CCBIO's and the Department of Clinical Science's PhD Candidate Christiane Helgestad Gjerde.
In this presentation, Per-Oddvar Osland discusses how customer flexibility can contribute to solving challenges related to the increased pressure on the power grid, such as power peaks. The presentation will be held in Norwegian language.
BCEPS is looking to appoint a new Communications Advisor to join its international research team in Bergen and help put the Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting in Health at the forefront of science communication.
Research advisors at the Faculty of Medicine have recently launched a new portal for researchers applying for external funding.
PhD candidate Pierina Benavente at the Pandemic Center has recently published her first article in an international journal. In the article, she presents findings about the health situation among migrant working in Norway during the COVID-19 pandemic.