The University of Oslo, organised in collaboration with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), the event "Is there hope for the Oslofjord" on 29 September. The theme arouses great interest and many people participated in Domus Bibliotheca.
In autumn 2021, six new convergence environments were granted funding for a period of four years. The interdisciplinary research groups have started up during 2022 and are well underway with the recruitment of PhDs and Postdoctoral fellows for their research projects.
Arnoldo Frigessi and Arne Klungland are granted Norwegian Centres of exellence.
The foundation of good health is laid early in life. Two studies show that dietary habits and body size in Norwegian children remain stable for the first seven years of life.
Hanne Flinstad Harbo won the election for the position of dean at the Faculty of Medicine with 53% of the votes. She will be the faculty's first female dean.
The new Jebsen centre opened on 1 September and will have a duration of five years. The aim of the centre's research is to improve the prevention and treatment of heart disease. The Centre is led by Professor Torbjørn Omland.
Five research environments from MED reached this year's FRIPRO award. One research environment from IMB and four from Klinmed received support.
Learn how to increase innovation in your lab and bridge the gap between scientist and health innovator. Sign up for course in Trondheim 23–24 November. First come, first served.
Molecular discoveries have the potential to lead to advancements in the understanding and treatment of disease. Over 90 scientists visited Oslo to discuss the latest dynamic kinetochore research
Dr Tatiana Belova (NCMM), Dr Salim Ghannoum (Oslo University Hospital) and Saikat Das Sajib (University of Tromsø) have been awarded the funding by the national network for breast cancer research
Zimmer Digital is a VR simulation programme with the aim of reducing the gap between the classroom and the treatment room for medical students. Now the project in the Growth House portfolio has been granted STUD-ENT funding from Innovation Norway.
Companies that want to offer summer jobs through the internship programme supported by the Life Science Growth House, can now sign up to attend in 2023. We hope to offer as many students as possible a summer job through the programme. Small and medium-sized companies can apply for co-funding of positions.
By using drugs currently used to treat other diseases, scientists hope they will help children with leukemia suffer fewer long-term aftereffects from their treatment.
Director of the Life Science Growth House, Hilde Nebb, was one of the speakers at the meeting From research to production – Norway a home for the health industry. Watch the meeting, and read the organisers' debate article.
Are you a scientist working on health-related topics in the life science domain? Do you have an idea for a new solution or technology with innovation potential, but need help to take the next steps? Apply for UiO:Life Science’s two-year innovation programme SPARK Norway. The next deadline is 10 November 2022.
In her new project, FINALphagy, Knævelsrud will study how autophagy is turned off in the body. One of the aims of her research is that it should be applicable in the development of new forms of cancer treatment.
Evandro Fei Fang will lead UiO's contribution to an extensive research project and network, financed through Horizon Europe. The goal is to develop a new medicine using artificial intelligence.
Many patients stop taking medication for high cholesterol because they are afraid it may have negative side effects. But the observed association between risk of dementia and high cholesterol, may be caused by your lifestyle.
The gene helps to repair brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen during birth, Norwegian researchers found.
Anita Kavlie, national coordinator for EATRIS Norway, pitched the benefits of the EATRIS research infrastructure to a full house at innovation hangouts – a new meeting place for academia and industry organised by the Life Science Growth House
The origin of life on Earth is one of humankind’s greatest open questions. Researchers at NCMM wanted to investigate how the transition from non-living to living matter on the early-Earth took place by studying how molecules like DNA and RNA are exchanged between primitive cells
On the 13th & 14th of June NCMM held its first scientific retreat in three years. The retreat comprised of two days of excellent talks from the research environment and Associate Investigator network representing NCMM’s wide expertise in molecular medicine
Where are they now? Meet NCMM alumna Rønnaug Steen Kolve and learn about her career path from studies in molecular medicine to managing first a core facility at an international research center and then research funding actions at the Norwegian Cancer Society.
Dr Liye He is a Postdoctoral Researcher with a background in computational science and precision medicine in the group of Professor Tero Aittokallio at FIMM. He recently spent time with the Mathelier group at NCMM
Elham Shojaeinia is a PhD student in the Esguerra group at NCMM. She recently visited DANDRITE at Aarhus University, Denmark to learn in depth about the principles of neural organization