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On February 15, PharmaTox arranged a New Year Kick Off!
Read more about the new article "Propionate enters GABAergic neurons, inhibits GABA transaminase, causes GABA accumulation and lethargy in a model of propionic acidemia".
“Do you get smarter from exercise?”
On January 10, 2018, The faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at UiO arranged a seminar on the value of health data. At the seminar, Hedvig and Geir Kjetil gave a great presentation of PharmaTox, and some examples of the work we do.
Health data - Norway’s most valuable asset!
This study uses paracetamol in pregnancy as an example to introduce a method of clustering medication exposures longitudinally throughout pregnancy.
Associate professor Cecilie Morland and her group at the School of Pharmacy have been included as members in the PharmaTox Strategic Research Initiative. Below she presents herself and her group.
How can Norway become the leading country in e-health, innovation in the health sector and to secure easier access to health data and registers?
PharmaTox Post. Doc Kristina Gervin, engineer Magnus Leithaug and PhD students Haakon Edgetveit Nustad and Mari Spildrejorde attended the 2017 conference Epigenomics of Common Diseases at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridge.
PharmaTox PhD student Martin Falck recently atttended the 14th National Stem Cell Networking Conference. He presented his work on in vitro studies using human embryonic stem cells to find out more on the biology behind the connection between prenatal exposure of paracetamol and risk of developing ADHD.
Eivind Ystrøm and Hedvig Nordeng are interviewed in Titan.no, forskning.no and fhi.no regarding the new article "Prenatal exposure to Acetaminophen and risk of ADHD"
Kristina Gervin and Robert Lyle have been interviewed by Titan concering the article: Long-term prenatal exposure to paracetamol is associated with DNA methylation differences in children diagnosed with ADHD.
Ulrika Nörby will give a lecture on: Fetal effects of maternal drug treatment - risk assessment and communication
New PharmaTox article about pharmaco-epigenetics out today in Norsk farmasøytisk tidsskrift
Kristina Gervin has been interviewed by forskning.no and NRK concerning her new article: Long-term prenatal exposure to paracetamol is associated with DNA methylation differences in children diagnosed with ADHD.
Our BMJ editorial is out now!
Several PharmaTox researchers attended the 28th conference of the European Network of Teratology Information Services (ENTIS) in Budapest in September 2017.
We welcome Nils Anders Labba.
Below he presents himself and his background.
Master's student Kristiane Fosskaug defended her thesis on June 1st with the title “Kan prenatal paracetamoleksponering påvirke nevroutviklingen? In Vivo og in vitro studier i kyllingembryo og PC12-celler for vurdering av effekter på genetiske regulatorer, nevronale utviklingsmarkører og lillehjernens morfologi".
Master's student Maria Øygarden defended her thesis on April 20th with the title “Studier av antidepressiva i kyllinglillehjerne og PC12-celler – Effekter av escitalopram og venlafaksin på genetiske regulatorer og neuronale utviklingsmarkører”.
The symposium is organised by Ragnhild Eskeland on behalf of the Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research and Department of Biosciences, UiO.
On May 3rd, Prof. Tobias Kurth will give an exciting lecture: "What if the results between propensity score and standard methods differ?"
PharmaTox arranged a seminar March 24th.
The University library is arranging the exhibition "Women!" - celebrating and acclaiming female researchers within natural sciences at the University.