The Norwegian Radium Hospital, The Research Building
In November six research prizes were awarded to scientists from Oslo University Hospital. CCB postdoc Sigrid Thoresen was among the prize winners with her Nature Cell Biology article.
PhD students Nadja Katheder and Tor Espen Torvaldsen from Harald Stenmark's group, were honored with prizes for best short talk and best poster presentation, respectively, at international conferences this autumn. Congratulations!
Edward Leithe receives the 2014 Early Career Award from Oslo University Hospital. The award is presented to Leithe for his contributions to the field of connexins and intercellular communication in cancer pathogenesis. The prize is given annually to two researchers at Oslo University Hospital and carries an award of 150.000 NOK to support the recipients’ research projects.
CCB director Harald Stenmark received King Olav V’s Cancer Research Award 2014 for his ground-breaking discoveries within cell biology in a ceremony on the 2nd of June in the old ceremonial hall at the University of Oslo.
Jarle Bruun defended his thesis "Biomarkers with functional and clinical impact on colorectal cancer" the 24th of April, with professor David Kerr, University of Oxford, and professor Leonor David, University of Porto, as opponents.
Bruun’s work was presented in Dagens Medisin the 24th of April and on forskning.no the 17th of May.