• 21-Hydroxylase-Specific CD8+ T Cells in Autoimmune Addison’s Disease Are Restricted by HLA-A2 and HLA-C7 Molecules 

      Hellesen, Alexander; Aslaksen, Sigrid; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Røyrvik, Ellen Christine; Bruserud, Øyvind; Edvardsen, Kine Susann Waade; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Bratland, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: CD8+ T cells targeting 21-hydroxylase (21OH) are presumed to play a central role in the destruction of adrenocortical cells in autoimmune Addison’s disease (AAD). Earlier reports have suggested two immunodominant ...
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders in Autoimmune Addison Disease 

      Stokland, Ann-Elin Meling; Ueland, Grethe Åstrøm; Lima, Kari; Grønning, Kaja; Finnes, Trine Elisabeth; Svendsen, Margrethe; Tomkowicz, Aneta Ewa; Holte, Synnøve Emblem; Sollid, Stina Therese; Debowska, Aleksandra; Singsås, Hallvard; Rensvik, Marthe Landsverk; Lejon, Helle; Sørmo, Dag-Erik; Svare, Anders; Blika, Sigrid; Milova, Petya; Korsgaard, Elin; Husby, Øystein; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Jørgensen, Anders Palmstrøm; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Context: Autoimmune thyroid disease is the most common endocrine co-morbidity in autoimmune Addison's disease (AAD), but detailed investigations of prevalence and clinical course is lacking. Objective: Provide comprehensive ...
    • B-type natriuretic peptide expression and cardioprotection is regulated by Akt dependent signaling at early reperfusion 

      Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Jensen, Andreas; Guvåg, Steinar; Aarnes, Eva-Katrine; Aspevik, Anne; Helgeland, Erik; Hovland, Siren; Brattelid, Trond; Jonassen, Anne K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04)
      Exogenously administered B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) has been shown to offer cardioprotection through activation of particulate guanylyl cyclase (pGC), protein kinase G (PKG) and KATP channel opening. The current study ...
    • Exploring the human plasma proteome for humoral mediators of remote ischemic preconditioning - A word of caution 

      Helgeland, Erik; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Vaudel, Marc; Svendsen, Øyvind Sverre; Garberg, Hilde Kristin; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Berven, Frode S.; Jonassen, Anne Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-15)
      Despite major advances in early revascularization techniques, cardiovascular diseases are still the leading cause of death worldwide, and myocardial infarctions contribute heavily to this. Over the past decades, it has ...
    • Functional studies of novel CYP21A2 mutations detected in Norwegian patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia 

      Brønstad, Ingeborg; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Methlie, Paal; Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Bratland, Eirik; Nermoen, Ingrid; Løvås, Kristian; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      In about 95% of cases, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is caused by mutations in CYP21A2 gene encoding steroid 21-hydroxylase (21OH). Recently, we have reported four novel CYP21A2 variants in the Norwegian population ...
    • GWAS for autoimmune Addison's disease identifies multiple risk loci and highlights AIRE in disease susceptibility 

      Eriksson, Daniel; Røyrvik, Ellen Christine; Aranda-Guillen, Maribel; Berger, Amund Holte; Landegren, Nils; Artaza, Haydee; Hallgren, Åsa; Grytaas, Marianne; Strøm, Sara; Bratland, Eirik; Botusan, Ileana; Oftedal, Bergithe Eikeland; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Vaudel, Marc; Helgeland, Øyvind; Falorni, Alberto; Jørgensen, Anders Palmstrøm; Hulting, Anna-Lena; Svartberg, Johan; Ekwall, Olov; Fougner, Kristian J; Wahlberg, Jeanette; Nedrebø, Bjørn Gunnar; Dahlqvist, Per; Study group, Norwegian Addison Registry; Study Group, Swedish Addison Registry; Knappskog, Per Morten; Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Bensing, Sophie; Johansson, Stefan; Kämpe, Olof; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Autoimmune Addison’s disease (AAD) is characterized by the autoimmune destruction of the adrenal cortex. Low prevalence and complex inheritance have long hindered successful genetic studies. We here report the first ...
    • Insulin and GSK3β-inhibition abrogates the infarct sparing-effect of ischemic postconditioning in ex vivo rat hearts 

      Helgeland, Erik; Wergeland, Anita; Sandøy, Rune Kringstad; Askeland, Maren Haave; Aspevik, Anne; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Jonassen, Anne K (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Objectives. Pharmacological treatment of reperfusion injury using insulin and GSK3β inhibition has been shown to be cardioprotective, however, their interaction with the endogenous cardioprotective strategy, ischemic ...
    • A longitudinal follow-up of autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 

      Bruserud, Øyvind; Oftedal, Bergithe Eikeland; Landegren, Nils; Erichsen, Martina Moter; Bratland, Eirik; Lima, Kari; Jørgensen, Anders Palmstrøm; Myhre, Anne Grethe; Svartberg, Johan; Fougner, Kristian J; Bakke, Åsne; Nedrebø, Bjørn Gunnar; Mella, Bjarne; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Viken, Marte K; Knappskog, Per; Cuida Marthinussen, Ileana Mihaela; Løvås, Kristian; Kämpe, Olle; Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-08)
      Context: Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 (APS1) is a childhood-onset monogenic disease defined by the presence of two of the three major components: hypoparathyroidism, primary adrenocortical insufficiency, and ...
    • The natural history of 21-hydroxylase autoantibodies in autoimmune Addison’s disease 

      Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Grytaas, Marianne; Bratland, Eirik; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Oftedal, Bergithe Eikeland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: The most common cause of primary adrenal failure (Addison’s disease) in the Western world is autoimmunity characterized by autoantibodies against the steroidogenic enzyme 21-hydroxylase (CYP21A2, 21OH). Detection ...
    • Peripheral blood cells from patients with autoimmune Addison's disease poorly respond to interferons in vitro, despite elevated serum levels of interferon-inducible chemokines 

      Edvardsen, Kine Susann Waade; Bjånesøy, Trine Elholm; Hellesen, Alexander; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Bakke, Marit; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Bratland, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-15)
      Autoimmune Addison's disease (AAD) is a disorder caused by an immunological attack on the adrenal cortex. The interferon (IFN)-inducible chemokine CXCL10 is elevated in serum of AAD patients, suggesting a peripheral IFN ...
    • Preexisting autoantibodies to type I IFNs underlie critical COVID-19 pneumonia in patients with APS-1 

      Bastard, Paul; Orlova, Elizaveta; Sozaeva, Leila S.; Lévy, Romain; James, Alyssa; Schmitt, Monica M; Ochoa, Sebastian; Kareva, Maria; Rodina, Yulia; Gervais, Adrian; Le Voyer, Tom; Rosain, Jérémie; Philippot, Quentin; Neehus, Anna-Lena; Shaw, Elana; Migaud, Mélanie; Bizien, Lucy; Ekwall, Olov; Berg, Stefan; Beccuti, Guglielmo; Ghizzoni, Lucia; Thiriez, Gerard; Pavot, Arthur; Goujard, Cecile; Fremond, Marie-Louise; Carter, Edwin; Rothenbuhler, Anya; Linglart, Agnès; Mignot, Brigite; Comte, Aurelie; Cheikh, Nathalie; Hermine, Olivier; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Humbert, Sebastien; Rohrlich, Pierre; Coaquette, Alain; Vuoto, Fanny; Faure, Karine; Mahlaoui, Nizar; Kotnik, Primoz; Battelino, Tadej; Podkrajšek, Katarina Trebušak; Kisand, Kai; Ferre, Elise M.N.; DiMaggio, Thomas; Rosen, Lindsey B.; Burbelo, Peter D.; McIntyre, Martin; Casanova, Jean-Laurent; Lionakis, Michail (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Patients with biallelic loss-of-function variants of AIRE suffer from autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type-1 (APS-1) and produce a broad range of autoantibodies (auto-Abs), including circulating auto-Abs neutralizing ...
    • Primary ovarian insufficiency in women with Addison's disease 

      Vogt, Elinor Margrethe Chelsom; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Røyrvik, Ellen Christine; Grytaas, Marianne; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Øksnes, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Context Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is defined by menopause before 40 years of age. POI prevalence is higher among women with autoimmune Addison’s disease (AAD) than in the general population, but their clinical ...
    • Remote postconditioning by humoral factors in effluent from ischemic preconditioned rat hearts is mediated via PI3K/Akt-dependent cell-survival signaling at reperfusion 

      Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Helgeland, Erik; Aarnes, Eva-Katrine; Mrdalj, Jelena; Jonassen, Anne Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-12-29)
      Short non-lethal ischemic episodes administered to hearts prior to (ischemic preconditioning, IPC) or directly after (ischemic postconditioning, IPost) ischemic events facilitate myocardial protection. Transferring coronary ...