We would like to welcome Katrine Lundgren to our team! Katrine is currently finishing up with her studies to become a doctor, and will be doing her dissertation here with us in NorthPop this autumn. She will be looking at data from the NorthPop project and investigating if there are any differences in health between [...]
The NorthPop study is ever growing and soon we will reach 2000 families participating in the study. We have received some adorable summer inspired photos from our parents, these can be viewed using this link: https://www.northpop.se/sommarbilder2018/ Thank you for sending in your beautiful summer photos! :) We wish you a wonderful summer!
Thank you to all of you who participated in our workshop last Monday! We had some very interesting lectures that lead to some great group discussions in the afternoon. We hope this will build the foundation of some new exciting collaborations in the future. See you all next year!
The children participating in NORTHPOP have now turned 1.5 years old. As some of the project's participants were tested for allergies, Umeå Tidning was there to report on their experiences so far, interviewing Edvin and his mother Kristina, and Christina West, the senior physician responsible for asthma and allergy research. Read the articles here: https://www.umeatidning.se/artiklarna/reportage/1059-kanns-som-ett-enkelt-satt-att-bidra https://www.umeatidning.se/artiklarna/reportage/1058-stor-befolkningsstudie-tar-nasta-steg
We took the first tests for our study on allergies at 18 months last week. SVT were here to interview our participant Edvin Lalos and mother Kristina about their experiences, and Christina West who is responsible for asthma and allergy research in Northpop. Links to the article can be found below: https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/vasterbotten/forskare-vill-kartlagga-10-000-barn-fran-fosterstadiet https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/vasterbotten/se-nar-lille-edvin-lamnar-sina-prover
Today's the International Twins Day, we would therefore like to take the opportunity to celebrate all the families with twins out there. About 3000 twins are born every year in Sweden and 24 of these are participating in the Northpop study!
We sent out a request earlier in December asking for Christmas pictures from all participants in our study. The response we got was amazing! Thank you to all of you that sent in your photos! We have put together a little collage below. MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR!