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Professor Oddmund Søvik turns eighty years on November 21, 2013. He is an excellent pediatric diabetologist and scientist, and has been an important member of our research group for more than 15 years.
Post doc Ingvild Aukrust and researcher Lise Bjørkhaug Gundersen presented new findings in January 2013. They have led a study that have discovered a previously unknown protein; SUMO protein (Small Ubiquitin -like Modifier), that may affect the regulation of insulin.
The World Diabetes Day is approved and recognized by the UN as an international day of commemoration of diabetes. Through The World Diabetes Day, diabetes gets the attention it deserves as one of the greatest epidemics of our time.