Daily Archives: Tuesday October 20th, 2015

Announcement of research exchange agreement – 2016-2017

The researcher exchange between the University of Washington, Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Bergen has worked for over 30 years.
Our researcher exchange program offers exchanges in most disciplines.


Send the application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, which will send a recommendation to the research administrative department.
Deadline: 01/11/15

Questions may be directed to the exchange committee secretary, Hans-Egil Offerdal, (hansofferdal@uib.no).

Public PhD Defense, Week 44

holmedahl_nils_henrikNils Henrik Holmedahl will defend his PhD thesis on Wednesday October 28, 2015
Trial lecture: Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 10:15
Topic: ”Ventilasjonsregulering og kronisk respirasjonssvikt”
Place: Stort auditorium, Haukeland Universitetssykehus
Public defenseWednesday October 28 2015, 12:15
Place: Stort auditorium, Haukeland Universitetssykehus
Title of dissertation: “Assessment of nocturnal versus daytime gas exchange in stable COPD. With emphasis on hypoventilation during spontaneous sleep and in sleep influenced by alcohol or zopiclone”
1st opponent:Docent Eva Lindberg, Uppsala Universitet, Sverige
2nd opponent:Professor Sigurd Steinshamn, NTNU, Norge

Press release

New Publications

Based on last week’s search for “Department of Clinical Science AND Bergen”. If you have publications which are not covered by this search, send the reference to elin.opheim@uib.no.

Expanding the toolbox of ADHD genetics. How can we make sense of parent of origin effects in ADHD and related behavioral phenotypes?
Zayats T, Johansson S, Haavik J.
Behav Brain Funct. 2015 Oct 16;11(1):33.

MDM4 SNP34091 (rs4245739) and its effect on breast-, colon-, lung-, and prostate cancer risk.
Gansmo LB, Romundstad P, Birkeland E, Hveem K, Vatten L, Knappskog S, Lønning PE.
Cancer Med. 2015 Oct 16.

The cytokine-mediated crosstalk between primary human acute myeloid cells and mesenchymal stem cells alters the local cytokine network and the global gene expression profile of the mesenchymal cells.
Reikvam H, Brenner AK, Hagen KM, Liseth K, Skrede S, Hatfield KJ, Bruserud Ø.
Stem Cell Res. 2015 Sep 25;15(3):530-541

Public PhD Defense, Week 45

sand_kristofferKristoffer Evebø Sand will defend his PhD thesis on Friday November 6, 2015
Trial lecture: Friday, November 6, 2015, 09:15
Topic: ”Emerging new diagnostic and prognostic models for MDS”
Place: Stort auditorium, Haukeland Universitetssykehus
Public defense: Friday, November 6, 2015, 11:15
Place: Stort auditorium, Haukeland Universitetssykehus
Title of dissertation: “Immunological aspects of myelodysplastic syndromes. Scientific environment”
1st opponent:Professor Arjan van de Loosrecht, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam
2nd opponent:Forsker Martin Jädersten, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Press release

New Publications

Based on last week’s search for “Department of Clinical Science AND Bergen”. If you have publications which are not covered by this search, send the reference to elin.opheim@uib.no.

Clinical reappraisal of SHORT syndrome with PIK3R1 mutations: towards recommendation for molecular testing and management.
Avila M, Dyment DA, Sagen JV, St-Onge J, Moog U, Chung BH, Mansour S, Albanese A, Garcia S, Ortiz Martin D, Lopez AA, Claudi T, König R, White SM, Sawyer SL, Bernstein JA, Slattery L, Jobling RK, Yoon G, Curry CJ, Le Merrer M, Le Luyer B, Héron D, Mathieu-Dramard M, Bitoun P, Odent S, Amiel J, Kuentz P, Thevenon J, Laville M, Reznik Y, Fagour C, Nunes ML, Delesalle D, Manouvrier S, Lascols O, Huet F, Binquet C, Faivre L, Rivière JB, Vigouroux C, Njølstad PR, Innes AM, Thauvin-Robinet C.
Clin Genet. 2015 Oct 24.

HOTAIR and its surrogate DNA methylation signature indicate carboplatin resistance in ovarian cancer.
Teschendorff AE, Lee SH, Jones A, Fiegl H, Kalwa M, Wagner W, Chindera K, Evans I, Dubeau L, Orjalo A, Horlings HM, Niederreiter L, Kaser A, Yang W, Goode EL, Fridley BL, Jenner RG, Berns EM, Wik E, Salvesen HB, Wisman GB, van der Zee AG, Davidson B, Trope CG, Lambrechts S, Vergote I, Calvert H, Jacobs IJ, Widschwendter M.
Genome Med. 2015 Oct 24;7(1):108.

Epitope specific T cell responses against influenza A in a healthy population.
Savic M, Dembinski JL, Kim Y, Tunheim G, Cox RJ, Oftung F, Peters B, Mjaaland S.
Immunology. 2015 Oct 22.

Tumor necrosis is an important hallmark of aggressive endometrial cancer and associates with hypoxia, angiogenesis and inflammation responses.
Bredholt G, Mannelqvist M, Stefansson IM, Birkeland E, Hellem Bø T, Øyan AM, Trovik J, Kalland KH, Jonassen I, Salvesen HB, Wik E, Akslen LA.
Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 14.

Associations between intake of fish and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and plasma metabolites related to the kynurenine pathway in patients with coronary artery disease.
Karlsson T, Strand E, Dierkes J, Drevon CA, Øyen J, Midttun Ø, Ueland PM, Gudbrandsen OA, Pedersen ER, Nygård O.
Eur J Nutr. 2015 Oct 19.

Assessment of body composition in children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional study in Norway.
Finbråten AK, Martins C, Andersen GL, Skranes J, Brannsether B, Júlíusson PB, Syversen U, Stevenson RD, Vik T.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Sep;57(9):858-64.