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Hamza and Manar are supplementing their qualifications at the Institute of Odontology

Both are dentists educated in Syria, and both left their homeland just over two years ago. Now here in Gothenburg, both are working hard to obtain their Swedish dental license.

"We receive good information at an advanced academic level. The teachers are friendly and answer all our questions", says Manar


Almost all the foreign dentists who recently began their supplementary training at Sahlgrenska Academy hail from Syria.

Read the interview with Hamza and Manar


Karolina Skibicka Receives Young Fernström Prize

Karolina Skibicka received the prize for her pioneering studies on the nervous system’s reward mechanisms.
Karolina and her colleagues were the first researchers to demonstrate that it also targets the brain’s reward system.

GLP-1 has been proven to reduce appetite and promote weight loss, and it is possible that the hormone could be developed into an alternative to obesity surgery, which is currently the only truly effective treatment for morbid obesity

"I’m really grateful—and surprised—to have received this prize."

Read the full interview with Karolina Skibicka


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