Institute for Cancer Research

Kjetil Taskén
Instiute head

Institute for Cancer Research has since its foundation in 1954 played a central role within the field of cancer research both in Norway and internationally. The Institute has seven research departments and more than 320 employees, master students included. About 70% of the employees and projects are externally funded. Read more

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Oslo University Hospital has awarded 6 excellent articles for the second half-year of 2019

From the ceremony
From the ceremony

In order to stimulate excellent research and draw attention to the hospital's research activity, Oslo University Hospital reward outstanding publications every half-year. Six research groups were awarded for their excellent papers published during the second half-year of 2019 on May 29th. Each group received NOK 50.000 for use in further research. The prize winners then gave short presentations of their important findings.

This spring's awards ceremony was marked by the pandemic situation with only a limited number present. In return, the entire ceremony could be followed directly via web TV, and the recording is available.

Gunnveig Grødeland interviewed for Uniforum

Gunnveig Grødeland (photo Ola Gamst Sæter)
Gunnveig Grødeland (photo Ola Gamst Sæter)

Gunnveig Grødeland, leader of the "Influenza and Adaptive Immunity research group at the Department of Immunology, the Division of Laboratory Medicine, has recently been interviewed for Uniforum, the digital newspaper for the University of Oslo. In the article - entitled "Gunnveig Grødeland is trying to avert the next pandemic" - she talks about vaccines, pandemics and how she got interested in immunology.

Clinical trials and research projects at Oslo University Hospital related to patients with COVID-19 and SARS CoV-2 infection

On this web page you will find an overview over planned and ongoing clinical trials and other research projects at Oslo University Hospital related to COVID-19 and SARS CoV-2 infection. The information has been retrieved from applications to the regional ethics committee, the Norwegian Research Council, other funding sources, or directly from the researchers behind the projects.

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