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The Fulbright Award for best article in 2016 goes to a major study of the effect of a new Ebola vaccine used during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014–2015.
From 1 April, the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) and the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM), both UiO centres, will be organized under the Faculty of Medicine on a par with the faculty’s three institutes.
We congratulate NCMM Director Kjetil Taskén on receiving King Olav V Price for Cancer Research 2016 during a ceremony at the University of Oslo on June 6.
Anne Kveim Lie is one of the finalists in Morgenbladet’s selection of Norway’s top ten outstanding lecturers. She brings substance abusers into the auditorium and helps foster critical reflection in future doctors.
Bains' discovery that patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer while on aspirin have better survival rate than others, is published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Professor Ola Didrik Saugstad has been conducting research on the resuscitation of neonates since the 1970s. He has now been awarded the title of honorary professor at the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University.
Professor Per Grøttum today received the Olaf Thon national award for excellence in education. He receives the award for his work on digital forms of teaching and examination in medical studies at the faculty.
The Faculty’s Award for quality in teaching in the professional programme of study in medicine for 2015 goes to Nanna von der Lippe, PhD candidate.
On 15 August, the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Coeliac Research will start its work at the Institute of Clinical Medicine under the leadership of Ludvig M. Sollid.
Professor Joel Glover at IMB and professor Trygve Holmøy at Klinmed received funding from the foundation ALS Norwegian Supportgroup.
We congratulate NCMM and BiO Director Kjetil Taskén on receiving King Olav V Price for Cancer Research 2016.
Professor Kjetil Taskén at the Faculty of Medicine has received the 2016 cancer research prize for his work with immunotherapy. – This is great acknowledgement of our work, says a humble Taskén.
Starting in 2016, Norway will participate in The Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research (NEURON). Norwegian researchers are invited to submit a proposal for this year’s project.
The Faculty of Medicine has recently created the Centre for Health Sciences Education (HUS). The centre aims to develop the faculty's study programmes through research and innovation.
Increasing numbers of younger people are being admitted to hospital with heart attacks. Researchers are now hoping that more people will change their lifestyle if they know their own heart age.
The NCMM Board appoints 5 new Associate Investigators and 7 new Young Associate Investigators.
EI3POD was lauched in July 2015 and opens its doors to academia and industry to foster cross-institutional academic research, industry collaborations and the development of commercial know-how and entrepreneurship.
EI3POD is co-funded by EMBL and the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.
The Norwegian Research Council today published the results of its latest call for new research infrastructures under the National Infrastructure programme. In total 1.3 billion NOK is allocated to new infrastructure investments. One of the applications invited for contract negotiations is NOR-OPENSCREEN, a distributed infrastructure for chemical biology and marine bioprospecting with the Universities of Oslo, Tromsø, Bergen and SINTEF (Trondheim) as partners.
Professor Ludvig M. Sollid and his research group have established the true cause of coeliac disease. The group has been singled out as one of five world-leading research groups at UiO, and will receive substantial funding for its international efforts.
We just started testing out the Open Ephys hardware and software, and it looks promising, indeed.
Scientists have developed a method for synthesizing liver cells at a fraction of today’s cost.
NCMM is seeking outstanding candidates for new Associate Investigators in an open call with deadline September 1.
NCMM as a national center offers a mechanism for Young Associate Investigators and presently has an open call with application deadline September 1.
The 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting took place in Chicago on May 29 - June 2. This Annual Meeting brings together 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world. On May 30 NCMM PhD fellow Simer Bains gave an oral presentation entitled "Impact of aspirin as secondary prevention in an unselected cohort of 25 644 patients with colorectal cancer: A population-based study".
FIMM Director Olli Kallioniemi has been appointed director of the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab), Sweden and will start in this position in September, 2015. Olli Kallioniemi will join SciLifeLab as a professor at Karolinska Institutet and continue as a part-time Research Director at FIMM. NCMM congratulates Olli Kallioniemi to the appointment.