Newsletter #2, October 2014 -

In this newsletter, an alternative antibiotic treatment like antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) is presented. This method may reduce the need for antibiotics and reduce the risk for antibiotic resistance. One of NIOM’s many research methods are also highlighted; Western blotting is a common method to identify and quantify level-changes of proteins in tissues and cells […]

Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy: a new antibacterial treatment -

As the rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria worldwide accelerates, there is a great need for alternative antibiotic treatments like antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT).

Western blotting -

Information on altered expression of toxicologically relevant genes is important when analyzing the underlying mechanism of toxic responses in cells. Western blotting is a common method to identify and quantify level-changes of proteins in tissues and cells exposed to possible toxic compounds.

Importerte og norskproduserte tanntekniske arbeider – får vi det vi bestiller? -

Det settes søkelyset på forhold man kan stå overfor ved valg av tannerstatninger, om det er forskjell på et arbeid som er laget i Norge kontra et arbeid som er produsert i utlandet. To ganger tidligere (2008, 2010) er forholdet mellom oppgitt og analysert sammensetning av legeringselementene på importarbeid blitt undersøkt ved NIOM.

NIOM at NTF’s national convention -

NIOM is participating at the national convention of the Norwegian Dentists Association (NTF) at Lillestrøm 16–18 October. The lecture “Why some fillings last longer than others” will be given on Friday 17th by H.M. Kopperud, S.E. Kopperud and F. Staxrud (NIOM and UiO). Director Jon E. Dahl will give a talk Saturday 18th on “Repair […]