Senior engineer Morten Syverud and senior engineer Inger Sofie Dragland from NIOM will contribute with posters presentations at The International Association for Dental Research (IADR). Congress will take place September 20-22, 2016, in Jerusalem, Israel.
Before the summer, NIOM established a two-year project position for a communications advisor in an effort to increase their visibility, an important part of the strategic plan NIOM’s owners and board has set for the period of 2016 – 2020. In the end of August, Jon-Eric Melsæter stepped in to the role.
Senior Engineer Ketil Kvam, Senior Researcher and Professor Nils Roar Gjerdet and Associate Professor Marit Øilo, former guest researcher at NIOM, will address both physical-chemical as well as clinical aspects of prosthetic alloys and different types of dental restorative ceramics at the annual meeting.
Lumichrome, a photodegradation product of riboflavin, has the potential to kill bacteria when combined with irradiation (photoinactivation). The degree of phototoxic effect was influenced by the lumichrome formulations. These results are presented in a recent publication by Ph.D candidate Victoria J Valerón Bergh, jointly supervised by School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo and NIOM. Article […]
I anledning 2015 – The International Year of Light, bidrar NIOM under Forskningsdagene ved arrangementet kalt «Helse, lys og lysbaserte teknologier», 17. september på Litteraturhuset, Oslo http://www.forskningsdagene.no/arrangementer/helse-lys-og-lysbaserte-teknologier
With some of the best facilities for testing and research on dental biomaterials, NIOM is increasingly popular among international researchers and higher-degree students. From Greece with Erasmus Andreas Koutroulis and Vasileios Kapralos have just finalized a 3-month research project funded by EU’s Erasmus+ programme. Both graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and wanted to gain […]
NIOM wishes all customers and business relations a wonderful summer! Our office is open and staffed every day during the summer. Please contact us by phone (+47 67 51 22 00) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Here is a small summary of our first half-year activities. Publications We have published a number of articles so […]
NIOM researchers Head of Laboratory Hilde Kopperud and Senior Scientist Ellen Bruzell participated in a three-day workshop at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, hosted by Prof. Richard Price 24–26 June 2015. The meeting topics dealt with dental polymer composite materials and light curing LEDs. NIOM presented results of the following diverse topics: in vivo investigations of physiological […]
Ida Sofia Refsholt Stenhagen started a permanent position as a scientist on 18 May 2015. She holds a MSci. degree in Medicinal Chemistry (University College London) and a DPhil in Organic Chemistry (University of Oxford). Her research interests include fluorine chemistry, transition metal catalysis and polymer science. At NIOM she will be working on biocompatibility […]
Bioengineer students from the University of Oslo and Akershus have completed their bachelor thesis at NIOM. One group wrote about “The effect of resin-based dental materials for protein S-glutathionylation” and the other “Oxidative stress caused by methacrylate effects of cell functions”. Supervisors from NIOM were Jan Tore Samuelsen, Else Morisbak and Solveig Uvsløkk.
The ownership report is an annual report that provides an overview of the Norwegian state’s ownership and how the companies have developed. It is intended to increase knowledge about both the ministries’ administration of the state’s ownership and about the individual companies. NIOM is featured on page 94.
Long G. Nguyen is the first dental student who has graduated from the Student Research Programme in Norway. He attended the programme at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Bergen. His project dealt with polyamide as a denture material, some of the experimental work being done at NIOM. The supervisor was […]
Over-the-counter tooth bleaching. Complications related to the use of over-the-counter tooth bleaching products were investigated in a joint clinical study by the University of Gothenburg and NIOM. The products’ bleaching agent concentrations were close to the upper limit set by the EU Cosmetics Directive (76/768/EEC). Read more
Improved antibacterial methods. “Improved antibacterial phototoxicity of a neutral porphyrin in natural deep eutectic solvents” is the title of PhD candidate Kristine O. Wikene’s latest publication. Read more
Resin-based cements used for gold inlays resisted erosive attack better and bonded the gold specimens to dentin statistically significant better than zinc phosphate cement a recent publication in the Norwegian Tannlegetidende concluded. Read more. Alternative sementer til gullinnlegg. Svendsen G, Dahl JE. Nor Tannlegeforen Tid. 2015; 125: 420–4.
Senior Scientist John Tibballs participated in ISO Workshop for Chairs and Convenors “Effective ISO Meetings”. Tibballs is convenor of the working group WG 3 “Digitizing devices” of subcommittee SC 9 “CAD/CAM systems” under Technical Committee ISO TC 106 “Dentistry”.
Rapporten «Testing av dentale materialer» fra Universitetet i Oslo inneholder flere formelle feil med hensyn til standardene som er lagt til grunn for testingen. Dette gir muligheter for misforståelser for leserne av rapporten og kan sette materialer i feilaktig dårlig lys. Les mer her.