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Latest news

The best research achievements of University of Ljubljana 2023

As part of the University Week, the 10 most excellent research achievements of UL researchers in 2023 were announced. Among them is the co-authorship of Assoc. prof. dr. Rok Blagus, a colleague at IBMI, namely on an article in the field of medicine:

Shorter antibiotic treatment of early Lyme disease: a randomized open-label non-inferiority trial


Bor Vratanar, new PhD

Our young researcher, Bor Vratanar, defended doctoral thesis on November 27th 2023. The title of his thesis is Evaluating cancer screening programmes using survival analysis. His supervisor was Assoc. Prof. Maja Pohar Perme, PhD. 

Presentation of innovations in the field of Nanostring technology

Collaborators of University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, IBMI/ELIXIR-SI Center and the company Biomedis from Maribor presented innovations in the field of Nanostring technologies.

Defense of the doctoral thesis: Bor Vratanar and Jakob Peterlin

We would like to inform you that our colleagues Bor Vratanar and Jakob Peterlin will defend their doctoral thesis in November 2023, namely:

Bor Vratanar: "Evaluation of screening programs for cancer detection with survival analysis", on Monday November 27th, 2023 at 14:00:  

Jakob Peterlin: "Quality of fit for linear mixed models", on Thursday November 30th, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Both defenses will take place in the meeting room of the Faculty of Medicine and will be in English

Meeting "The Sustainable Digital Future of Healthcare, Zreče, Slovenia

At the professional meeting "The Sustainable Digital Future of Healthcare", held on November 9 and 10, 2023 in Zreče, Slovenia, IBMI participated with two lectures in section Use of research infrastructure ELIXIR Slovenia and participated also in round table on the current challenges of digitization in healthcare.

About IBMI

Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (IBMI), formerly Institute for BioMedical Informatics (so still IBMI) was founded by the Faculty of Medicine as a result of a need for a unit which would perform, or coordinate, tasks related to data analysis and providing information, relevant for research in medicine. The programme of the institute, and its development, have been adjusting thorugh time to changes in financing and technological progress, but the basic aim remain the same: to support research in medicine. This is achieved through the following tasks:


Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine
Vrazov trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana

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