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Picture of Professor Olli Kallioniemi
Published Mar. 2, 2017 10:07 AM

NCMM is very pleased to announce that Professor Olli Kallioniemi has been appointed as the new NCMM Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) member. He will succeed Leif Groop.

Young female in a sunbed
Published Jan. 12, 2017 12:23 PM

A large Norwegian study published by the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Oslo found that sunbed users are at not only at higher risk of developing melanoma, but also tend to develop the cancer at a younger age compared to nonusers.

Published Jan. 6, 2017 2:28 PM

Emerging evidence suggests a role for perineuronal nets (PNNs) in learning and regulation of plasticity but the underlying mechanisms remain unresolved. Here, we used chronic in vivo extracellular recordings to investigate how removal of PNNs affects plasticity and neural activity over time.

Published Jan. 6, 2017 2:27 PM

Congratulation to our postdoc Mattis with a substantial paper showing that activity in primary auditory cortex is required at critical memory phases and plasticity enables stimulus discrimination.

Close up photo of laboratory equipment
Published Jan. 4, 2017 4:23 PM

The merger between Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) and the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) formally came into effect on 2 January 2017.

Published Jan. 4, 2017 12:57 PM

"Removal of perineuronal nets unlocks juvenile plasticity through network mechanisms of decreased inhibition and increased gamma Activity"