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Middle aged couple on the beach
Published Feb. 14, 2019 2:48 PM

Women's fat has a more active metabolism, but this effect disappears later in life.

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Published Feb. 14, 2019 9:35 AM

NCMM congratulates NCMM Associate Investigator and Board Member, Hilde Loge Nilsen, and colleague Evandro Fei Fang on their recent research which has found that the clearance of dysfunctional mitochondria slows down the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Published Feb. 12, 2019 10:34 AM

Gareth Sullivan and his research group has been selected as one of the academic communities that will help solve the challenges of growing environmentally friendly and ethical meat at an affordable price. For good measure, they may also save endangered species of animals. The news was published in Nature on 6 February.

Published Feb. 6, 2019 12:07 PM

The group's latest publication features in JoVE (The Journal of Visualized Experiments)

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Published Jan. 10, 2019 1:40 PM

Newly appointed Director of NCMM, Professor Janna Saarela, gave a welcome talk to staff on Wednesday 9 January. 

Published Jan. 9, 2019 10:05 AM

A drug development project started by the Taskén Group at NCMM is at the centre of a new and unique co-development agreement between a Norwegian start-up and an Indian pharmaceutical company. 

Published Jan. 4, 2019 11:29 AM

See Julia Kristevas Honorary Lecture at the conference "Cultural crossings of care", October 26 2018.

Published Dec. 20, 2018 3:52 PM

Hybrid Technology Hub researcher Jo Waaler is awarded a grant of 4,4 million NOK for the project Tankyrase Inhibition in Cancer Immunotherapy. The grant is awarded by Helse Sør Øst.

Published Dec. 20, 2018 2:49 PM

The preparation for the new, major international postdoctoral programme – Scientia Fellows II – has started.  The EU grant provides 250 new person years at the faculty. 

Published Dec. 11, 2018 5:50 PM

Unlike Sweden, Denmark and Finland, Norway currently does not have a dedicated cryo electron microscopy facility for single particle analysis. We interviewed NCMM’s Acting Director, Hartmut Luecke, and researcher Eva Cunha, about their experiences with using cryo-EM and the current plans to bring the technology to Norway. 

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Published Dec. 6, 2018 2:31 PM

Dr Mathelier, head of the Computational Biology and Gene Regulation Group at NCMM, has been awarded a prestigious grant by the Research Council of Norway.

Published Dec. 5, 2018 3:28 PM

Congratulations to the Mathelier Group on their recent publication in the journal Nucleic Acids Research. PhD student in the Mathelier Group, Marius Gheorghe, is first author on the paper.

Three persons discussing a project.
Published Dec. 5, 2018 8:39 AM

Now the spring’s courses on the postdoctoral programme and the School of Health Innovation are open for registration. 

Published Dec. 3, 2018 3:56 PM

Under you will find some practical information on opening hours and availability of the different administrative services at the institute during the Christmas holidays.

Reza Ghiasvand
Published Nov. 29, 2018 1:17 PM

New study on the association between phenotypic characteristics, pattern of UV radiation exposure, and risk of melanoma on different body sites.

Sunbathing vacation before age 20 years was associated with significantly increased risk of melanoma on legs. This highlights the importance of starting sun protection early in life. 

Reza Ghiasvand in an interview by MedicalResearch.com

Photo Anthony & Sandra
Published Oct. 31, 2018 10:11 AM

Sandra Lopez-Aviles and Anthony Mathelier both awarded grants as part of Norwegian Cancer Society’s annual open call.

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Published Oct. 31, 2018 8:40 AM

Former NCMM Director, Professor Kjetil Taskén, features in an article about the history of patents in research, and the pros and cons associated with the practice.

Published Oct. 17, 2018 12:15 PM

SPARK Norway is UiO:Life Science’s innovation programme for health-related life sciences. Meet three of the SPARKees in our new videos and get inspired to submit your application by 15 November.

Photo of Janna Saarela
Published Oct. 12, 2018 2:02 PM

The University of Oslo has recruited Dr Janna Saarela, Research Director of Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), the Finnish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership, as the new Director of Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM).

Professor Michael Hawrylycz
Published Oct. 8, 2018 7:17 AM

Dr. Michael Hawrylycz from the Allen Institute gave a lecture on his research on brain atlases at the IMB Distinguished Seminar on October 5.

It was curiosity about the Human Brain Project that enticed the acclaimed researcher to come to Norway.

ERIC certificate
Published Oct. 3, 2018 10:06 AM

EU-OPENSCREEN officially recognised as European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC)

Published Oct. 2, 2018 12:30 PM

Annual event provides important networking opportunities for EATRIS

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Published Oct. 2, 2018 11:58 AM

NCMM congratulates Professor Jens Petter Berg on his appointment as the new Dean of Research at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo 

Poul Nissen
Published Oct. 1, 2018 4:13 PM

The Nordic EMBL Partnership is very pleased to announce that Professor Poul Nissen, Director of DANDRITE (Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience) has been named as the third speaker of the Nordic EMBL Partnership.

The new leadership at the Faculty of Medicine
Published Sep. 25, 2018 4:25 PM

The faculty board has elected Ivar Gladhaug as dean at the Faculty of Medicine for 2019–2022.