• Benefit from B-Lymphocyte Depletion Using the Anti- CD20 Antibody Rituximab in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A Double-Blind and Placebo-Controlled Study 

      Fluge, Øystein; Bruland, Ove; Risa, Kristin; Storstein, Anette; Kristoffersen, Einar K.; Sapkota, Dipak; Næss, Halvor; Dahl, Olav; Nyland, Harald; Mella, Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-10-19)
      Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disease of unknown aetiology. Major CFS symptom relief during cancer chemotherapy in a patient with synchronous CFS and lymphoma spurred a pilot study of B-lymphocyte depletion ...
    • Identification of Dynamic Changes in Proteins Associated with the Cellular Cytoskeleton after Exposure to Okadaic Acid 

      Opsahl, Jill Anette; Ljostveit, Sonja; Saunders, Threrese Solstad; Risa, Kristin; Roepstorff, Peter; Fladmark, Kari Espolin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
      Exposure of cells to the diarrhetic shellfish poison, okadaic acid, leads to a dramatic reorganization of cytoskeletal architecture and loss of cell-cell contact. When cells are exposed to high concentrations of okadaic ...
    • Intravenous Cyclophosphamide in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. An Open-Label Phase II Study 

      Rekeland, Ingrid Gurvin; Fosså, Alexander; Lande, Asgeir; Ktoridou-Valen, Irini; Sørland, Kari; Holsen, Mari; Tronstad, Karl Johan; Risa, Kristin; Alme, Kine; Viken, Marte Katrine; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Dahl, Olav; Mella, Olav; Fluge, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease with high symptom burden, of unknown etiology, with no established treatment. We observed patients with long-standing ME/CFS who got ...
    • A map of metabolic phenotypes in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 

      Hoel, Fredrik; Hoel, August; Pettersen, Ina Katrine Nitschke; Rekeland, Ingrid Gurvin; Risa, Kristin; Alme, Kine; Sørland, Kari; Fosså, Alexander; Lien, Katarina; Herder, Ingrid; Thurmer, Hanne; Gotaas, Merethe Otelie Eide; Schäfer, Christoph; Berge, Rolf K.; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Marti, Hans Peter; Dahl, Olav; Mella, Olav; Fluge, Øystein; Tronstad, Karl Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating disease usually presenting after infection. Emerging evidence supports that energy metabolism is affected in ME/CFS, but a unifying metabolic ...