Published May 10, 2019 9:15 PM

A recent international large-scale study that included NORMENT has identified new genes in the human DNA that increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder.

Published Apr. 15, 2019 11:39 AM

A new study from Dag Alnæs and collaborators shows that schizophrenia is associated with increased individual differences in brain structure as compared to healthy individuals.

Published Apr. 12, 2019 11:07 AM

NORMENT's Annual Report is now published. The report is a requirement from the Research Council of Norway as part of the Centres of Excellence programme.

Published Mar. 29, 2019 2:59 PM

Researcher Monica Aas and co-workers have documented that patients with severe mental disorders and a history of childhood abuse have shorter telomeres, a genetic predictor of biological age. 

Published Mar. 26, 2019 12:40 PM

Diabetes, organ donation, consciousness, the immune system, evidence in rape cases, mental illnesses, medicinal plants and cancer. These are societal challenges that will be examined in interdisciplinary life science research groups at the University of Oslo.

Published Feb. 13, 2019 4:18 PM

Researcher Tobias Kaufmann at NORMENT has received the 2018 Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award (EPNA) for his article on brain development and mental health.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 9:49 AM

A new study from NORMENT shows an overlap in genes involved in mental illness and intelligence. Postdoctoral fellow Olav B. Smeland and colleagues found that risk genes for bipolar disorder were associated with higher intelligence.