Sverre Heim appointed "Scientist of the Month" by "Helse Sør-Øst" for March 2013

The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst) aims to profile ongoing excellent research in the region by calling special attention to a "Scientist of the Month".

For the month of March 2013, this honor goes to Sverre Heim from the Section for Cancer Cytogenetics at the Institute for Medical Informatics at the Norwegian Radium Hospital.

Research is an area of commitment for the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, which spends a total of 1.4 thousand million NOK on research every year.


From the web pages of South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (in Norwegian):

- Kreft er prisen vi betaler for ikke å være encellede organismer!  ("Cancer is the price to be paid for not being single-celled organisms!! " - popular scientific presentation of Heim's work)

Researcher of the month archive

Other links:

Section for Cancer Cytogenetics

Institute for Medical Informatics (at

Institute for Medical Informatics (official home page at

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