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FRIMEDBIO-Fri prosj.st. med.,helse,biol

Role of Xenobiotics in Metabolic Diseases: A Translational Approach

Mennesker blir daglig utsatt for miljøforurensende stoffer som kan påvirke helsen. Vi undersøkte helsemessige konsekvenser av persitente organiske miljøgifter (POPs), som er kjemikalier allestedsnærværende i vår matkjede. Vi fant at overvektige personer med forhøyede nivåer av POP er i høy ris...

Awarded: NOK 3.8 mill.

Project Period: 2014-2019

Location: Vestland

BEDREHELSE-Bedre helse og livskvalitet

Signaling Impairments GeNerated by Endocrine Disruptors.


Awarded: NOK 5.9 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2016

Location: Vestland

MILPAAHEL-Miljøpåvirkning og helse

Searching the origin of the insulin resistance syndrome

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are toxic and hazardous chemicals omnipresent in our environment and food chains. These pollutants are of particular public health concern since their bio-accumulate in humans for many years because of their resistance to metabolic degradation. Recently, expo...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Vestland

MILPAAHEL-Miljøpåvirkning og helse

Salmon and contaminants: impacts on insulin sensitivity and metabolic diseases

Although marine food has long been known to have health properties, its roles and impacts on insulin sensitivity and metabolic diseases (e.g. type 2 diabetes, obesity, hypertension, coronary heart diseases etc.) remain still unclear and worldwide debated. Beside its potential health effects, rec...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke og 2 andre

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Effects of tetradecylthioacetic acid intake in the prevention of diet-induced insulin resistance

The incidence of Type 2 diabetes and obesity has increased dramatically worldwide and reaches today epidemic proportions. These metabolic diseases are at high risk of developing different complications leading to disability and premature death. Insulin re sistance (i.e. where a given concentratio...

Awarded: NOK 0.23 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland