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This conference on clinical cancer genomics was organized on March 11-12 2015. NCMM Director Kjetil Tasken and NCMM group leader Ian Mills participated in panel discussions.
We all have a gene than can cause lethal blood clots, but also protect us against cell death during a stroke. This raises a dilemma for scientists.
Through the Scientia Fellows program we offer a 3 year post doc position.
Deadline for application, 2nd of February 2015.
Graduate student Charlotte Christensen won the prize for the best poster presentation at the National PhD conference in Neuroscience.
Cheeses like the Norwegian “gammelost” and Roquefort may prevent weakening of bones when you are ill. New findings show that vitamin K2 protects the production of bone tissue during inflammations.
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.
Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases in Norway. Researchers have now discovered that the body alters genes to counteract the disease.
Frode Vartdal has been re-elected as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for his second four-year term.
On November 3 the faculty advertised more than 60 vacant postdoctoral positions within the Scientia Fellows programme. This is a transnational postdoctoral fellowship programme in Health Sciences, and co-funded by the European Union.
Transplanted stem cells make the hearts of mice more resistant to heart attacks.
Time to get the party going. Join us in our celebration of the 200 year anniversary!
What doctors believed to mark nerve cell death may instead show reparable injury in patients with Multiple Sclerosis.
Our cells eat themselves so that we can stay healthy. A detailed understanding of ‘autophagy’, our cells’ waste management system, may be the key to preventing diseases and extending our lives.
Fewer and fewer pupils in Norwegian schools are given the 20-minute meal break recommended by the government.
Ammonia is very toxic to the brain and new research shows why: the glial cells ability to remove potassium is perturbed.
Due to historical incidents, the remains of Julia Pastrana (1834-1860), also known as “The Ape Woman”, have been stored at the Institute of basic medical sciences at the University of Oslo since 1997. It has now been decided that Pastrana shall be buried in her home country.
Do you sometimes find it hard to see what all this research is good for — specifically?
Master students in human nutrition in Norway, Uganda and South Africa may now apply to participate in the track module Nutrition, Human Rights and Governance, that will take place in all 3 countries consecutively in April - August 2012.