Centre for Translational Epidemiology (TrEpi)

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Centre for Translational Epidemiology (TrEpi)

Based on our innovative translational methodology, TrEpi aims at discovering significant causal mechanisms behind NCDs in the central nervous system (CNS), such as brain tumours, neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, from big registry and biomedical data that lead to new biological insight.

Our approach will create bridges between population-based research and laboratory-based research to stimulate a robust scientific understanding of human health and disease, and also between basic research and patient-oriented research.

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In view of the total global burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), there is an unmet need for novel strategies for prevention and treatment. In particular, for many diseases affecting the central nervous system (CNS), treatment and prevention options are limited. Based on our innovative...

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Research goals

Data from health registries and life sciences will be combined and given new use to identify causal mechanisms, prevention options, therapeutic targets, and eventually new treatment principles.

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The research environment at the University of Bergen within the field of Translational Epidemiology is unique, and makes the team of principle investigators ideal for this interdisciplinary Centre.



This is a proposed Centre of Excellence – Senter for fremragende forskning – from the University of Bergen.