Disputation: Nicolai Andre Lund-Blix

Nicolai Andre Lund-Blix defends his doctoral dissertation for the degree of Ph.d.:

Early nutrition and risk of type 1 diabetes.

Time and place: March 1st 2017 at 13:15, Ullevål sykehus, bygg 25 – Laboratoriebygningen, Rødt auditorium, 1. etasje.    

His trial lecture will be held on March 1st 2017 at 10:15, Ullevål sykehus, bygg 25 – Laboratoriebygningen, Rødt auditorium, 1. etasje.   

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“Thursday Meeting” February 16th

ODFS_logoOn February 16th, Oslo Diabetes Research Centre will hold a “Thursday meeting” from 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm. (Møterommet på Barnesenteret (bygg 9), Universitetsseksjonen i underetasjen, Ullevål sykehus.)

Talk will be given by Christine Sommer: “Løselig leptinreseptor – joker i sammenhengen mellom fedme og type 2 diabetes?”.

NOK 13 Million in total research grants from Regional Health Authority

Five projects from Oslo Diabetes Research Centre were granted support as the board of the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst) distributed financial resources to new research projects for 2017:

 “Atherosclerosis and Childhood Diabetes” – a doctoral project for three years lead by Hanna Dis Margeirsdottir, postdoctoral fellow.

Thyroid and Virus Detection and Intervention” – a doctoral project for three years lead by Professor Knut Dahl-Jørgensen.

Are epigenetic modifications of key genes in placenta important links between mother’s lifestyle and fetal pre and postnatal growth patterns and future diabetes risk?” – research grant for four years for Line Sletner, postdoctoral fellow.

Early nutrition and risk of islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes” – a post-doctoral project for three years lead by Professor Geir Joner.

Nutritional environment of the unborn child: The role of the placenta in the maternalfetal interaction” – research grant for three months for Trond Michelsen, postdoctoral fellow.