Daily Archives: Thursday April 21st, 2016

Summer course in Copenhagen – application deadline 1 May 2016

Dear Partner,
We still have available seats on a newly developed interdisciplinary summer course on healthcare innovation within the themes of healthy living and active aging. Besides teachers from University of Copenhagen, students will be taught by faculty members from Erasmus University Rotterdam; Institute of Health Policy and Management and Copenhagen Business School; as well as practitioners from Novo Nordisk, Steno Diabetes Center and DigiRehab ApS.

The course is supported by the EIT Health and has the title:
“Alive and KICking – innovative solutions to aging-related challenges” Continue reading

19th Broegelmann Lecture






“T Cell Immunoregulatory Signal Networks and Tumor Immune Evasion Mechanisms”

by Professor Kjetil Taskén MD, PhD ,Director of the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway and Biotechnology Centre, University of Oslo

Friday, May 20th, at 14:00 – 15:00
Birkhaugsalen D-303
Haukeland University Hospital


Day of Immunology April 29

Bergen Branch of Norwegian Society for Immunology (NSI) arranges the annual “Day of Immunology” on April 29, see attachment for programme. Day of Immunology is an international project that is commemorated worldwide.
The headline this year is: “Immunotherapy for Cancer.” The lectures will suit an audience both with and without research experience.

Attachments: Programme

Public PhD Defence, Week 17

guthe_29_04_16Hans Jørgen Timm Guthe will defend his PhD thesis on Friday, April 29th 2016
Trial lecture: Friday, April 29th 2016, 09:15
Topic: ”Behandling av ekstremt premature. Resultater og etiske dilemmaer”
Place: Aud. 1, Bygg for biologiske basalfag, Jonas Lies vei 91
Public defense: Friday, April 29th 2016, 11:15
Place: Aud. 1, Bygg for biologiske basalfag, Jonas Lies vei 91
Title of dissertation: ”Transcapillary fluid Balance in children: Methodology and new clinical studies”
1st opponent: Professor Pål Øian, Universitetet i Tromsø
2nd opponent: Overlege, dr.med. Egil Seem, Oslo Universitetssykehus

Press release (in Norwegian)

Public Ph.D Defense, Week

kjetil isaksenKjetil Isaksen will defent his PhD thesis on Friday, April 29th 2016
Trial lecture: Friday, April 29th 2016, 09:15
Topic: ”Tarmflora og hjertesykdommer – hva er status praesens?”
Place: Aulaen, 2. etasje Sydbygget, Stavanger Universitetssykehus
Public defense: Friday, April 29th 2016, 10:30
Place: Aulaen, 2. etasje Sydbygget, Stavanger Universitetssykehus
Title of dissertation: “Exercise training in patients with heart failure and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Review of existing data, shock anxiety, feasibility and effects of an aerobic interval training intervention”
1st opponent: Professor Eva Prescott, Bispebjerg Universitetshospital, København
2nd opponent: Professor Knut Tore Lappegård, Universitetet i Tromsø

Press release (in Norwegian)

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.

Autoimmune regulator and self-tolerance – molecular and clinical aspects.
Abramson J, Husebye ES.
Immunol Rev. 2016 May;271(1):127-40.

Optimal Acquisition Settings for Speckle Tracking Echocardiography-Derived Strains in Infants: An In Vitro Study.
Khan U, Hjertaas JJ, Greve G, Matre K.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2016 Apr 13.

Associations between the MDM2 promoter P1 polymorphism del1518 (rs3730485) and incidence of cancer of the breast, lung, colon and prostate.
Gansmo LB, Vatten L, Romundstad P, Hveem K, Ryan BM, Harris CC, Knappskog S, Lønning PE.
Oncotarget. 2016 Apr 12.

Common and rare forms of diabetes mellitus: towards a continuum of diabetes subtypes.
Flannick J, Johansson S, Njølstad PR.
Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2016 Apr 15.

Detection of enterotoxigenic E. coli in hospitalised children with and without diarrhoea in Blantyre, Malawi.
Prajapati S, Upadhyay K, Mukherjee A, Kabra SK, Lodha R, Singh V, Grewal HM, Singh S; Delhi Pediatric TB Study Group.
Paediatr Int Child Health. 2016 Jan 12:1-5

MANAGEMENT OF ENDOCRINE DISEASE: Epidemiology, Quality of Life and Complications of Primary Adrenal Insufficiency:a review.
Bensing S, Hulting AL, Husebye ES, Kämpe O, Løvås K.
Eur J Endocrinol. 2016 Apr 11.