Cellular Networks

cancer cells

Networks in normal and diseased cell systems

We study signaling events and metabolism in various phases of tumor development, including tumor growth and metastasis. 

We use multidisciplinary approaches employing biochemistry, cell based systems, molecular biology, animal models, and collaborations with pharmaceutical industry and clinical research.


An old drug may prevent cancer

A new study performed at UiB shows that the blood-thinning drug warfarin may prevent the development of cancer

9,5 million from the Norwegian Research Council
Tronstad og Fluge

Finding the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

The research group around Karl Johan Tronstad at the Department of Biomedicine has been granted 9.5 million to investigate the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalopathy CFS/ME.

Aging and cancer
Light microscopic image of breast tissue labelles with fluorescent dyes

Changes in breast tissue that increase cancer risk

A research team led by James Lorens at the Department of Biomedicine and CCBIO used new technology to determine how breast tissue changes with age may contribute to breast cancer risk. The research is published in Cell Reports, with a commentary on Eureka Alert.