Daily Archives: Thursday February 23rd, 2017

Nomination for 2017 Johnny Ludvigsson Prize for excellent research in childhood and adolescent diabetes.

The Swedish Child Diabetes Foundation is pleased to announce that nominations are now welcome for candidates for the 2017 Johnny Ludvigsson Prize for excellent research in childhood and adolescent diabetes.

Please see the enclosed pdf filefor further details.

If you have any questions, please contact the Swedish Child Diabetes Foundation office by telephone +46 13 105690, or e-mail kansli@barndiabetesfonden.se

New names

16976489_1260089977419101_656364950_nIntroducing Ingeborg Eskerud, cand.med and research line at the University of Bergen. Ingeborg began in January 2017 as a Ph.D. fellow at Bergen Hypertension and Cardiac Dynamics Group. She will work on imaging of the coronary arteries of heart patients with chest pain, under the guidance of May Tone Salary Bakken and Eva Gerdts. If you want to say hello you can find her in the 9th floor of the lab building.

New Names

hanna-f-skjakodegard-_001Introducing Hanna Flækøy Skjåkødegård, special physical therapist with a masters degree in clinical health science-obesity and health from NTNU. Hanna started as a Ph.D fellow at K2 on February 1st 2017 and has Pétur B. Júlíusson as supervisor. Hanna’s PhD project is based on FABO study (family-based cognitive behavioral treatment for children and adolescents with severe obesity) that in the years 2014-2018 conducted at Clinic for overweight, Haukeland University Hospital. If you want to say hello to Hannah her office is in the 6th floor in the new children hospital (BUS 1).

New K2 News editor – Johnny Laupsa-Borge

15577715_1199340486827384_880035647_nJohnny Laupsa-Borge starts next week as the editor of K2 News. He holds a master’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Bergen, and acceded in December to a post as research fellow at K2. He is affiliated to the research groups Ueland / Nygård (G3) and Hormones (G2). His main supervisor is Ottar Nygård.

Johnny has assumed the responsibility for K2 News as part of his mandatory work at K2. We encourage all employees and group leaders to contact Johnny if you have something to share with the rest of us at K2, e.g., new research or presentation of research groups.

Contact:  Johnny Laupsa-Borge

We wish Johnny good luck with the work as K2 News editor.

CCBIO symposium April 19th – 20th 2017

CCBIO cordially invites you to their 5th CCBIO Annual Symposium at Solstrand 19-20 April 2017. The symposium in beautiful surroundings at Solstrand facilitates that students and researchers can make new contacts and catch up on the latest cancer research in their field. Don’t miss out!

The CCBIO symposium is a combination of invited, renowned international and national speakers and two long poster sessions during which younger researchers present their research. International speakers include the chairman of the Nobel Foundation, Carl-Henrik Heldin, and also John Heymach, Angela Nieto, Robert Gale, Jean-Christoph Bourdon, Krister Wennerberg, Diane Bielenberg, Salem Chouaib, Frederic Amant, Janine Terra Erler and Jeanette Woods. In addition you will get to hear from CCBIO researchers and other national cancer researchers, as well as young and upcoming investigators.

Make sure to register before the hotel is fully booked, and within the deadline March 19th. CCBIO looks forward to welcoming you!

You will find program and registration link at www.ccbiosymposium.no