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    • Calprotectin (S100A8/A9) has the strongest association with ultrasound-detected synovitis and predicts response to biologic treatment: results from a longitudinal study of patients with established rheumatoid arthritis 

      Nordal, Hilde Haugedal; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Solheim, Magne; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Kvien, Tore Kristian; Hammer, Hilde Berner (BioMed Central, 2017-01-12)
      Background: Calprotectin (S100A8/A9 or MRP8/14) and S100A12 (leukocyte-derived proteins), interleukin 6 (IL-6) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) are markers of inflammation and angiogenesis. Ultrasound (US) is ...
      Journal article
    • Candidate locus analysis of the TERT–CLPTM1L cancer risk region on chromosome 5p15 identifies multiple independent variants associated with endometrial cancer risk 

      Carvajal-Carmona, Luis G.; O'Mara, Tracy A.; Painter, Jodie N.; Lose, Felicity A.; Dennis, Joe; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Tyrer, Jonathan P; Ahmed, Shahana; Ferguson, Kaltin; Healey, Catherine S.; Pooley, Karen; Beesley, Jonathan; Cheng, Timothy; Jones, Angela; Howarth, Kimberley; Martin, Lynn; Gorman, Maggie; Hodgson, Shirley; Wentzensen, Nicholas; Fasching, Peter A.; Hein, Alexander; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Renner, Stefan P.; Dörk, Thilo; Hillemanns, Peter; Durst, Matthias; Runnebaum, Ingo; Lambrechts, Dieter; Coenegrachts, Lieve; Schrauwen, Stefanie; Amant, Frederic; Winterhoff, Boris; Dowdy, Sean C.; Goode, Ellen L.; Teoman, Attila; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Trovik, Jone; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Scott, Rodney J.; Ashton, Katie; Proietto, Tony; Otton, Geoffrey; Wersäll, Ofra; Mints, Miriam; Tham, Emma; Hall, Per; Czene, Kamila; Liu, Jianjun; Li, Jingmei; Hopper, John L.; Southey, Melissa C.; Ekici, Arif B.; Ruebner, Matthias; Johnson, Nichola; Peto, Julian; Burwinkel, Barbara; Marme, Frederik; Brenner, Hermann; Dieffenbach, Aida Karina; Meindl, Alfons; Brauch, Hiltrud; Lindblom, Annika; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Moisse, Matthieu; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Rudolph, Anja; Couch, Fergus J.; Olson, Janet E.; Giles, Graham G.; Bruinsma, Fiona; Cunningham, Julie M.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Cox, Angela; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Orr, Nicholas; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Wang, Qin; Weber, Rachel Palmieri; Chen, Zhihua; Shah, Mitul; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Dunning, Alison M.; Tomlinson, Ian; Easton, Douglas F.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah J. (Springer, 2014-12-09)
      Several studies have reported associations between multiple cancer types and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) on chromosome 5p15, which harbours TERT and CLPTM1L, but no such association has been reported with ...
      Journal article
    • Carbamylation of immunoglobulin abrogates activation of the classical complement pathway 

      Koro, Catalin; Bielecka, Ewa; Dahl-Knudsen, Anders; Enghild, Jan J; Scavenius, Carsten; Brun, Johan G; Binder, Veronika; Hellvard, Annelie; Bergum, Brith; Jonsson, Roland; Potempa, Jan; Blom, Anna M.; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz (Wiley, 2014-11)
      Post-translational modifications of proteins significantly affect their structure and function. The carbamylation of positively charged lysine residues to form neutral homoitrulline occurs primarily under inflammatory ...
      Journal article
    • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial mass and fibrosis in primary aldosteronism 

      Grytaas, Marianne; Sellevåg, Kjersti; Thordarson, Hrafnkell B; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Løvås, Kristian; Larsen, Terje H (Bioscientifica, 2018-03)
      Background: Primary aldosteronism (PA) is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity, presumably due to left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and fibrosis. However, the degree of fibrosis has not been extensively ...
      Journal article
    • Cardiotoxicity of Doxorubicin. A Study of Methods and Protective Interventions in Rat Models 

      Hole, Lisa Drange (The University of Bergen, 2015-03-13)
      Introduction: The clinical use of anthracyclines, like doxorubicin, is a double-edged sword. On one side, anthracyclines play an undisputed key role in the treatment of many neoplastic diseases. On the other side; ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Carvedilol-enriched cold oxygenated blood cardioplegia improves left ventricular diastolic function after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass 

      Dahle, Geir Olav; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Moen, Christian Arvei; Eliassen, Finn; Nygreen, Else Loholdt; Kytö, Ville; Saukko, Pekka; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil (Elsevier, 2016-08)
      Objectives: To investigate whether adding carvedilol, a nonselective β- and selective α1-receptor blocking agent with antioxidant properties, to oxygenated blood cardioplegia improves myocardial function after ...
      Journal article
    • Causal Analysis of World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist Implementation Quality and Impact on Care Processes and Patient Outcomes: Secondary Analysis From a Large Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Norway 

      Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Smith, Ingrid; Softeland, Eirik (Wolters Kluwer, 2017)
      Objective: We hypothesize that high-quality implementation of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) will lead to improved care processes and subsequently reduction of peri- and postoperative ...
      Journal article
    • CD64 as a potential biomarker in septic arthritis 

      Oppegaard, Oddvar; Skodvin, Brita; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Langeland, Nina (BioMed Central, 2013-06-19)
      Background Traditional inflammatory markers are generally unhelpful in discerning septic arthritis from inflammatory joint disease due to their lack of specificity. We wished to explore the discriminatory power of the novel ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • CDC25 inhibition in acute myeloid leukemia - A study of patient heterogeneity and the effects of different inhibitors 

      Brenner, Annette; Reikvam, Håkon; Rye, Kristin Paulsen; Hagen, Karen Marie; Lavecchia, Antonio; Bruserud, Øystein (MDPI, 2017-03-11)
      Cell division cycle 25 (CDC25) protein phosphatases regulate cell cycle progression through the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs), but they are also involved in chromatin modulation and transcriptional regulation. ...
      Journal article
    • Cell type specificity of neurovascular coupling in cerebral cortex 

      Uhlirova, Hana; Kiliç, Kivilcim; Tian, Peifang; Thunemann, Martin; Desjardins, Michèle; Saisan, Payam A.; Sakadžić, Sava; Ness, Torbjørn Vefferstad; Mateo, Celine; Cheng, Qun; Weldy, Kimberly L.; Razoux, Florence; Vandenberghe, Matthieu; Cremonesi, Jonathan A.; Ferri, Christopher G.L.; Nizar, Krystal; Sridhar, Vishnu B.; Steed, Tyler C.; Abashin, Maxim; Fainman, Yeshaiahu; Masliah, Eliezer; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Silva, Gabriel A.; Boas, David A.; Kleinfeld, David; Buxton, Richard B.; Einevoll, Gaute; Dale, Anders; Devor, Anna (eLife, 2016-05-31)
      Identification of the cellular players and molecular messengers that communicate neuronal activity to the vasculature driving cerebral hemodynamics is important for (1) the basic understanding of cerebrovascular regulation ...
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    • Cellular immune activity biomarker neopterin is associated hyperlipidemia: results from a large population-based study 

      Chuang, Shu-Chun; Boeing, Heiner; Vollset, Stein Emil; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Bueno-de-Mesquita, Bas; Lajous, Martin; Fagherazzi, Guy; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Kaaks, Rudolf; Küehn, Tilman; Pischon, Tobias; Drogan, Dagmar; Tjønneland, Anne; Overvad, Kim; Quirós, J. Ramón; Agudo, Antonio; Molina-Montes, Esther; Dorronsoro, Miren; Huerta, José María; Barricarte, Aurelio; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Travis, Ruth C.; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Lagiou, Pagona; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios; Masala, Giovanna; Agnoli, Claudia; Tumino, Rosario; Mattiello, Amalia; Peeters, Petra H.; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Palmqvist, Richard; Ljuslinder, Ingrid; Gunter, Marc; Lu, Yunxia; Cross, Amanda J.; Riboli, Elio; Vineis, Paolo; Aleksandrova, Krasimira (BioMed Central, 2016-02-25)
      Background: Increased serum neopterin had been described in older age two decades ago. Neopterin is a biomarker of systemic adaptive immune activation that could be potentially implicated in metabolic syndrome (MetS). ...
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    • Challenges in diagnosing paediatric malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

      Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Haanshuus, Christel Gill; Fataki, Maulidi; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn (BioMed Central, 2013-07-03)
      Background: Malaria is a major cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality. As no clinical features clearly differentiate malaria from other febrile illnesses, and malaria diagnosis is challenged by often lacking ...
      Journal article
    • Changes in obesity-related diseases and biochemical variables after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a two-year follow-up study 

      Våge, Villy; Sande, Vetle Aaberge; Mellgren, Gunnar; Laukeland, Camilla; Behme, Jan; Andersen, John Roger (BioMed Central, 2014-02-11)
      Background: To evaluate changes in obesity-related diseases and micronutrients after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).Methods: We started the procedure in May 2007, and by December 2011, 117 patients could be evaluated ...
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    • Characteristics of first-time fathers of advanced age: a Norwegian population-based study 

      Nilsen, Anne Britt Vika; Waldenström, Ulla; Rasmussen, Svein; Hjelmstedt, Anna; Schytt, Erica (BioMed Central, 2013-01-30)
      Background: The modern phenomenon of delayed parenthood applies not only to women but also to men, but less is known about what characterises men who are expecting their first child at an advanced age. This study investigates ...
      Journal article
    • Characterization of extracellular polymeric matrix, and treatment of Fusobacterium nucleatum and Porphyromonas gingivalis biofilms with DNase I and proteinase K 

      Mohammed, Marwan; Nerland, Audun Helge; Al-Haroni, Mohammed; Bakken, Vidar (Co-Action Publishing, 2013-01-29)
      Background : Biofilms are organized communities of microorganisms embedded in a self-produced extracellular polymeric matrix (EPM), often with great phylogenetic variety. Bacteria in the subgingival biofilm are key factors ...
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    • Children born preterm at the turn of the millennium had better lung function than children born similarly preterm in the early 1990s. 

      Vollsæter, Maria; Skromme, Kaia; Satrell, Emma; Clemm, Hege; Røksund, Ola; Øymar, Knut; Markestad, Trond; Halvorsen, Thomas (PLOS ONE, 2015-12-07)
      Objective. Compare respiratory health in children born extremely preterm (EP) or with extremely low birthweight (ELBW) nearly one decade apart, hypothesizing that better perinatal management has led to better outcome. Design. ...
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    • The Chromosome 9p21 CVD- and T2D-Associated Regions in a Norwegian Population (The HUNT2 Survey) 

      Helgeland, Øyvind; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Molven, Anders; Ræder, Helge; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Nygård, Ottar; Njølstad, Pål R.; Johansson, Stefan (Hindawi, 2015)
      Background. Two adjacent regions upstream CDKN2B on chromosome 9p21 have been associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and progression of cardiovascular disease (CVD).The precise location and number of risk variants have not ...
      Journal article
    • Circulating concentrations of biomarkers and metabolites related to Vitamin status, one-carbon and the kynurenine pathways in US, Nordic, Asian, and Australian populations 

      Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Mccann, Adrian; Fanidi, Anouar; Muller, David C.; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Prentice, Ross; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison; Cai, Qiuyin; Blot, William J.; Wu, Jie; Johansson, Mikael; Hultdin, Johan; Grankvist, Kjell; Stevens, Victoria L.; McCullough, Marjorie L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Næss, Marit; Sesso, Howard D.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Severi, Gianluca; Zhang, Xuehong; Han, Jiali; Stampfer, Meir J.; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loic; Yuan, Jian-Min; Butler, Lesley M.; Koh, Woon-Puay; Wang, Renwei; Gao, Yu-Tang; Ericson, Ulrika; Sonestedt, Emily; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal D.; Visvanathan, Kala; Jones, Miranda R.; Relton, Caroline; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias; Ueland, Per Magne (Oxford University Press, 2017-06)
      Background: Circulating concentrations of biomarkers that are related to vitamin status vary by factors such as diet, fortification, and supplement use. Published biomarker concentrations have also been influenced by the ...
      Journal article
    • Cis-eQTL analysis and functional validation of candidate susceptibility genes for high-grade serous ovarian cancer 

      Lawrenson, Kate; Li, Qiyuan; Kar, Siddhartha; Seo, Ji-Heui; Tyrer, Jonathan; Spindler, Tassja J.; Lee, Janet; Chen, Yibu; Karst, Alison; Drapkin, Ronny; Aben, Katja K.H.; Anton-Culver, Hoda; Antonenkova, Natalia; Baker, Helen; Bandera, Elisa V.; Bean, Yukie; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Berchuck, Andrew; Bisogna, Maria; Bjørge, Line; Bogdanova, Natalia; Brinton, Louise A.; Brooks-Wilson, Angela; Bruinsma, Fiona; Butzow, Ralf; Campbell, Ian G.; Carty, Karen; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Chen, Anne; Chen, Zhihua; Cook, Linda S.; Cramer, Daniel W.; Cunningham, Julie M.; Cybulski, Cezary; Dansonka-Mieszkowska, Agnieszka; Dennis, Joe; Dicks, Ed; Doherty, Jennifer A.; Dörk, Thilo; Du Bois, Andreas; Durst, Matthias; Eccles, Diana; Easton, Douglas T.; Edwards, Robert P.; Eilber, Ursula; Ekici, Arif B.; Fasching, Peter A.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Gao, Yu-Tang; Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra; Giles, Graham G.; Glasspool, Rosalind; Goode, Ellen L.; Goodman, Marc T.; Grownwald, Jacek; Harrington, Patricia; Harter, Philipp; Hasmad, Hanis Nazihah; Hein, Alexander; Heitz, Florian; Hildebrandt, Michelle A.T.; Hillemanns, Peter; Hogdall, Estrid; Hogdall, Claus; Hosono, Satoyo; Iversen, Edwin S.; Jakubowska, Anna; James, Paul; Jensen, Allan; Ji, Bu-Tian; Karlan, Beth Y.; Kjær, Susanne Krüger; Kelemen, Linda E.; Kellar, Melissa; Kelley, Joseph L.; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Krakstad, Camilla; Kupryjanczyk, Jolanta; Lambrechts, Diether; Lambrechts, Sandrina; Le, Nhu D.; Lee, Alice W.; Lele, Shashi; Leminen, Arto; Lester, Jenny; Levine, Douglas A.; Liang, Dong; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lu, Karen; Lubinski, Jan; Lundvall, Lene; Massuger, Leon F.A.G.; Matsuo, Keitaro; McGuire, Valerie; McLaughlin, John R.; Nevanlinna, Heli; McNeish, Ian; Menon, Usha; Modugno, Francesmary; Moysich, Kirsten B.; Narod, Steven A.; Nedergaard, Lotte; Ness, Roberta B.; Azmi, Mat Adenan Noor; Odunsi, Kunle; Olson, Sara H.; Orlow, Irene; Orsulic, Sandra; Weber, Rachel Palmieri; Pearce, Celeste L.; Pejovic, Tanja; Pelttari, Liisa M.; Permuth-Wey, Jennifer; Phelan, Catherine M.; Pike, Malcolm C.; Poole, Elizabeth M.; Ramus, Susan J.; Risch, Harvey A.; Rosen, Barry; Rossing, Mary Anne; Rothstein, Joseph H.; Rudolph, Anja; Runnebaum, Ingo B.; Rzepecka, Iwona K.; Salvesen, Helga; Schildkraut, Joellen M; Schwaab, Ira; Sellers, Thomas A.; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Shvetsov, Yurii B.; Siddiqui, Nadeem; Sieh, Weiva; Song, Honglin; Southey, Melissa C.; Sucheston, Lara; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Teo, Soo-Hwang; Terry, Kathryn L.; Thompson, Pamela J.; Timorek, Agnieszka; Tsai, Ya-Yu; Tworoger, Shelley S.; van Altena, Anne M.; Van Nieuwenhuysen, Els; Vergote, Ignace; Vierkant, Robert A.; Wang-Gohrke, Shan; Walsh, Christine; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Whittemore, Alice S.; Wicklund, Kristine G.; Wilkens, Lynne R.; Woo, Yin-Ling; Wu, Xifeng; Wu, Anna H.; Yang, Hannah; Zheng, Wei; Ziogas, Argyrios; Monteiro, Alvaro; Pharoah, Paul D.; Gayther, Simon A.; Freedman, Matthew L.; Bowtell, David; Webb, Penelope M.; DeFazio, Anna (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-09-22)
      Genome-wide association studies have reported 11 regions conferring risk of high-grade serous epithelial ovarian cancer (HGSOC). Expression quantitative trait locus (eQTL) analyses can identify candidate susceptibility ...
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    • Clinical and molecular markers in endometrial cancer. Studying prognostic and predictive biomarkers that can help to individualise therapeutic decisions 

      Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna (The University of Bergen, 2014-05-20)
      Background: Endometrial carcinoma is one of the most common cancer types in women, and incidence is increasing globally. Although many cancers are detected at an early stage and will be treated adequately with surgery ...
      Doctoral thesis