Research at Oslo University Hospital

 

Oslo University Hospital is a merger of three former university hospitals in Oslo. Biomedical research is one of the hospital's core activities. Research at the hospital is closely interlinked with research undertaken at the University of Oslo. More than 50% of all biomedical research in Norway is published by researchers affiliated with the hospital. Research undertaken cover both basic rsearch, translational research, and clinical research.

Oslo University Hospital has a central role in developing and supporting biomedical research within the South-Eastern Regional Health Authority. The hospital also pursues international research collaborations.

 

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Institute seminar January 28th

Einar Rødland and Olga Østrup from the MetAction project

 
Einar Rødland and Olga Østrup
Einar Rødland and Olga Østrup

The Institute Seminar on Wednesday 28th of January will ble held by Einar Rødland and Olga Østrup from the MetAction project.
Title of their talk: “MetAction: Personalized Cancer Therapy Trial”
Time and place: 12:00 in the Auditorium, Inst. for Cancer Res., Montebello.
Their talk will followed by a short update from institute director Gunnar Sæter.

 
 

Leiv Arne Rosseland blogs about palliative care during childbirth

 
L.A. Rosseland
L.A. Rosseland

Leiv Arne Rosseland, head of research at the Division of Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, has recently contributed to the Oslo University Hospital research blog (in Norwegian). He discusses factors that are important for relieving pain during childbirth.

 
 

Nanoparticle review by Iversen, Skotland and Sandvig among the most cited articles in Nano Today

 
From left: Iversen, Skotland and Sandvig.
From left: Iversen, Skotland and Sandvig.

Nano Today (impact factor 18.4) publishes on their homepage a list of the most cited articles in the journal published since 2010. This list now shows the review article “Endocytosis and intracellular transport of nanoparticles. Present knowledge and need for future studies” by Tore Geir Iversen, Tore Skotland and Kirsten Sandvig at the Institute for Cancer Research to be number 3 on this list.

 
 

Theis Tønnesen blogs about research dissemination

 
T. Tønnessen
T. Tønnessen

Theis Tønnesen, head of research at the Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases, has recently contributed to the Oslo University Hospital research blog. His article focuses on the importance of good research dissemination.

 
 

Announcement:

Resources to PDT/PCI related research, 2015

 

The Norwegian Radium Hospital Research Foundation will also for 2015 distribute resources to photodynamic therapy and photochemical internalization (PDT/PCI) related research. In 2014 various research projects within this field were founded with a total of NOK 1,25 million. Employees at the Oslo University Hospital are welcome to apply.
The closing date for applications is February 13th, 2015.

 
 

Research funding from South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority for 2015

 

The board of the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst) has distributed financial resources to new research projects for 2015. Of the in total 551 incoming applications 105 new projects were granted support (19.1%). The competition was especially hard in the category "open project support", where 12 projects got full backing.
A substantial amount of the resources are given to young researchers. Support is given to 52 doctoral and 38 post doctoral stipendiates, as well as to four researcher grants and three career grants. The latter category is for young outstandig researchers planning to establish an independent research group. Oslo University Hospital accounts for about 75% of the research in the region.