Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Research

MR Cancer group lab

Research at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences consists of a wide range of research fields in medicine and health. The research comprises basic research, translational research at the intersection between basic and clinical research, as well as applied research.

The faculty hosts several centers for outstanding research and research-driven innovation, K. G. Jebsen centers, major EU projects, as well as the Nord-Trøndelag Health Survey Research Centre and biobank.

In 2014, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser, along with John O'Keefe, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the brain's navigation system.

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences hosts NTNU's strategic area of research NTNU Health.