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Winners of the Research Presentations from 2014

And the winner is...

vinnere forskningspresentasjoner fra 2014

This article was originally published in norwegian at Innsiden, HuS

 

Friday 30th of Januray, Bergen Postgraduate School of Clinical Medical research (Forskerskolen) awarded the best poster and oral presentation. In total 76 projects projects were presented, and the jury had a major challenge in selecting the top three in the two categories.

-We evaluated the quality of the presentations, the importance of the research, and their ability to convey their research, said jury member Rebecca Jane Cox.

 

We would like to thank all the participants for sharing their exciting research, and for making the research presentations from 2014 a success.

 

Oral presentations

Winner: Kristin G-I Mohn

Mohn has led a clinical study for evaluating a new influenza vaccine administered by nasal spray. The vaccine has shown to be easy use, had few and mild adverse effects, and was effective for at least one year.

First runner up: Arvid Steinar Haugen

Haugen has studied hospital quality control, and how a check-list for safe surgery can reduce complications and death.

Second runner up: Hilde Løland von Volkmann

von Volkmann has studied the effect of a gene mutation within a family led to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal disorders.

 

 

Poster presentations:

Winner: Leta Tesfaye

Tesfaye has researched knee replacement, and has shown that it is beneficial to replace the entire knee. His research has led to a change in the clinical practice. 

First runner up: Hege Clemm,

Clemm has studied the physical capacity in a group of people that were born extremely prematurely in 1980 and 1990.

Second runner up: Christel Gill Haanshuus,

Gill Haanshuus has studied prevalence of malaria, and diagnostic methods for detecting malaria at hospitals in India.