Research Unit for Health Surveys

Main content

FHU logo

Ongoing studies

  • COVID-19 INFECTION - Clinical and immunological response
  • COVID-19 RHINESSA - Susceptibility to Covid19 and 3G follow-up
  • RHINESSA - Respiratory Health In Northern Europe, Switzerland, Spain and Australia
  • PANGUT - Case study on incretin effect
  • CARBHEALTH - Effect of fiber bread on gastric emptying and postprandial glucose levels
  • THE IDA STUDY - Individualized blood pressure treatment
  • CARBFUNC - The importance of carbohydrates for the reduction of obesity and health risks
  • PREDPOR - A study on porfhyria
  • JOINTHEART - Arthritis and heart disease
  • CPH/FHF - Effects of chicken peptide/fish peptide 

Research Unit for Health Surveys (RUHS) is a new core facility at the University of Bergen for the implementation of research projects not requiring hospital infrastructure. RUHS is a collaboration between the Faculty of Medicine (MOF) and Haukeland University Hospital (HUS), and administratively subject to the department of Clinical Science. RUHS is partial financed by Trond Mohn Fundation (TMS).

RUHS assists research groups from different academic communities, and studies conducted at RUHS includes observational studies, interventional studies, population surveys, longitudinal studies, pediatric studies. Surveys are performed on healthy volunteers and patients with mild state of disease.   

RHUS has changed logo
New logo RHUS

New logo

The Research Unit for Health Survey (RHUS) is proud to present the new logo. The logo was created by Nuria Báez Chocrón who is a graphic designer. She stands for a new and simpler design and color choice, while some of the elements from the previous logo are preserved.


100 Years of Respiratory Health In Northern Europe, Spain and Australia

RHINESSA aims to provide information on causal and preventive factors of asthma, allergies and associated diseases across three generations. It will thereby contribute to improved clinical management and more efficient prevention.