Jahre lecture Thursday September 14th

Inst. head H. Stenmark and Christer Betsholtz
Inst. head H. Stenmark and Christer Betsholtz

On Thursday September 14th The Institute for Cancer Research had the honour of hosting this year´s Jahre Prize winners for their lectures.
The lectures were by three of the leading scientists in the Nordic countries. The main prize winner (Christer Betsholtz) and one of the junior prize winners (Simon Bekker-Jensen) have their background in cancer research.

Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research honor research of outstanding quality in basic and clinical medicine. The prizes are awarded by the University of Oslo and are among the largest within Nordic biomedical research.
General information about Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research

Photos from the ceremony (photographer: Chema Bassols)

Christer Betsholtz  Simon Bekker-Jensen

Programme, 2017 ceremony, September 14th

The great secrets of the smallest blood vessels

Professor Christer Betsholtz
Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Obesity, appetite-regulation and how to maintain a healthy weight loss.

The biological mechanisms behind healthy sustained weight loss in humans

Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The hardship of life: How cells survive in their hostile environment

Professor Simon Bekker-Jensen
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Abstracts from all lectures 

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