• Assessing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis prevalence in Norway from 2009 to 2015 from compulsory nationwide health registers 

      Nakken, Ola; Lindstrøm, Jonas Christoffer; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Holmøy, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Objective: In Norway, diagnoses from specialist health care visits, drug prescriptions, and causes of deaths are registered in compulsory health registers. We aimed to determine amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) prevalence ...
    • Association of a BACE1 Gene Polymorphism with Parkinson’s Disease in a Norwegian Population 

      Lange, Johannes; Lunde, Kristin Aaser; Sletten, Camilla Johanne; Møller, Simon Geir; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Alves, Guido; Larsen, Jan Petter; Maple-Grødem, Jodi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) share pathological features, including amyloid-beta pathology. Amyloid-beta peptide is generated by sequential proteolysis of amyloid precursor protein (APP), and genetic ...
    • Association of GBA Genotype With Motor and Functional Decline in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Parkinson Disease 

      Grødem, Jodi Maple; Dalen, Ingvild; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Macleod, Angus D.; Forsgren, Lars; Counsell, Carl E.; Alves, Guido Werner (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective To establish the significance of glucocerebrosidase gene (GBA) carrier status on motor impairment in a large cohort of patients with incident Parkinson disease (PD). Methods Three European population-based ...
    • Association of SNCA Parkinson's Disease Risk Polymorphisms With Disease Progression in Newly Diagnosed Patients 

      Szwedo, Aleksandra A; Pedersen, Camilla C; Ushakova, Anastasia; Forsgren, Lars; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Counsell, Carl E.; Alves, Guido Werner; Lange, Johannes; Macleod, Angus D.; Maple-Grødem, Jodi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: To evaluate the impact of SNCA polymorphisms originally identified as risk factors for Parkinson's disease (PD) on the clinical presentation and progression of the disease in a large cohort of population-based ...
    • Combinatory microRNA serum signatures as classifiers of Parkinson's disease 

      Patil, Ketan S.; Basak, Indranil; Dalen, Ingvild; Hoedt, Esthelle; Lange, Johannes; Lunde, Kristin Aaser; Liu, Ying; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Forsgren, Lars; Aarsland, Dag; Neubert, Thomas A.; Larsen, Jan Petter; Alves, Guido Werner; Møller, Simon Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Introduction: As current clinical diagnostic protocols for Parkinson's disease (PD) may be prone to inaccuracies there is a need to identify and validate molecular biomarkers, such as circulating microRNAs, which will ...
    • Common gene expression signatures in Parkinson’s disease are driven by changes in cell composition 

      Sanchez Nido, Gonzalo; Dick, Fiona; Toker, Lilah; Petersen, Kjell; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Jonassen, Inge; Haugarvoll, Kristoffer; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-21)
      The etiology of Parkinson’s disease is largely unknown. Genome-wide transcriptomic studies in bulk brain tissue have identified several molecular signatures associated with the disease. While these studies have the potential ...
    • Defective mitochondrial DNA homeostasis in the substantia nigra in Parkinson disease 

      Dölle, Christian; Flønes, Irene Hana; Sanchez Nido, Gonzalo; Miletic, Hrvoje; Osuagwu, Nelson; Kristoffersen, Stine; Lilleng, Peer Kåre; Larsen, Jan Petter; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Haugarvoll, Kristoffer; Bindoff, Laurence; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-11-22)
      Increased somatic mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutagenesis causes premature aging in mice, and mtDNA damage accumulates in the human brain with aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson disease (PD). Here, we ...
    • Differential transcript usage in the Parkinson’s disease brain 

      Dick, Fiona; Sanchez Nido, Gonzalo; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Nilsen, Gry Hilde; Dölle, Christian; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Studies of differential gene expression have identified several molecular signatures and pathways associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The role of isoform switches and differential transcript usage (DTU) remains, ...
    • Early constipation predicts faster dementia onset in Parkinson's disease 

      Camacho, Marta; Macleod, Angus D.; Grødem, Jodi Maple; Evans, Jonathan R.; Breen, David P.; Cummins, G; Wijeyekoon, Ruwani; Greenland, Julia; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Lawson, Rachel A.; Barker, Roger A.; Williams-Gray, Caroline H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Constipation is a common but not a universal feature in early PD, suggesting that gut involvement is heterogeneous and may be part of a distinct PD subtype with prognostic implications. We analysed data from the Parkinson’s ...
    • Evolution of impulsive–compulsive behaviors and cognition in Parkinson’s disease 

      Erga, Aleksander Hagen; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Pedersen, Kenn Freddy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The longitudinal course of ICBs in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PwP) relative to controls has not been explored as of yet. The aim of this study is to determine the frequency, evolution and associated cognitive and ...
    • Genetic risk of Parkinson disease and progression: An analysis of 13 longitudinal cohorts 

      Iwaki, Hirotaka; Blauwendraat, Cornelis; Leonard, Hampton L.; Liu, Ganqiang; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Corvol, Jean-Christophe; Pihlstrøm, Lasse; van Nimwegen, Marlies; Hutten, Samantha J.; Nguyen, Khanh-Dung H.; Rick, Jacqueline; Eberly, Shirley; Faghri, Faraz; Auinger, Peggy; Scott, Kirsten M.; Wijeyekoon, Ruwani; van Deerlin, Vivianna M.; Hernandez, Dena G.; Day-Williams, Aaron G.; Brice, Alexis; Alves, Guido Werner; Noyce, Alastair J.; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Evans, Jonathan R.; Breen, David P.; Estrada, Karol; Wegel, Claire E.; Danjou, Fabrice; Simon, David K.; Ravina, Bernard; Toft, Mathias; Heutink, Peter; Bloem, Bastiaan R.; Weintraub, Daniel; Barker, Roger A.; Williams-Gray, Caroline H.; van de Warrenburg, Bart P.; van Hilten, Jacobus J.; Scherzer, Clemens R.; Singleton, Andrew B.; Nalls, Mike A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: To determine if any association between previously identified alleles that confer risk for Parkinson disease and variables measuring disease progression. Methods: We evaluated the association between 31 risk ...
    • Genetic risk scores and hallucinations in patients with Parkinson disease 

      Kusters, Cynthia D.J.; Paul, Kimberly C.; Folle, Aline Duarte; Keener, Adrienne M.; Bronstein, Jeff M.; Dobricic, Valerija; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Bertram, Lars; Alves, Guido Werner; Sinsheimer, Janet S.; Lill, Christina M.; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Ritz, Beate R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective We examine the hypothesized overlap of genetic architecture for Alzheimer disease (AD), schizophrenia (SZ), and Parkinson disease (PD) through the use of polygenic risk scores (PRSs) with the occurrence of ...
    • Genome-wide histone acetylation analysis reveals altered transcriptional regulation in the Parkinson’s disease brain 

      Toker, Lilah; Tran, Gia T.; Sundaresan, Janani; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Alves, Guido; Haugarvoll, Kristoffer; Nido, Gonzalo S.; Dölle, Christian; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex, age-related neurodegenerative disorder of largely unknown etiology. PD is strongly associated with mitochondrial respiratory dysfunction, which can lead to epigenetic ...
    • High prevalence of orthostatic hypotension in mild dementia 

      Sønnesyn, Hogne; Nilsen, Dennis W. T.; Rongve, Arvid; Nore, Sabine; Ballard, Clive; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Aarsland, Dag (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-11)
      Background/Aims: Orthostatic hypotension (OH) and QTc prolongation have potentially important prognostic and therapeutic consequences but have rarely been studied in patients with mild dementia. Methods: Patients with mild ...
    • Impulsive and compulsive behaviors in Parkinson's disease: Impact on quality of and satisfaction with life, and caregiver burden 

      Erga, Aleksander Hagen; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Pedersen, Kenn Freddy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction To disentangle the association between impulsive and compulsive behaviors (ICBs), health-related quality of life (HRQOL), satisfaction with life (SwL), and caregiver distress in dyads of people with Parkinson's ...
    • Lack of Association Between GBA Mutations and Motor Complications in European and American Parkinson’s Disease Cohorts 

      Grødem, Jodi Maple; Paul, Kimberly C.; Dalen, Ingvild; Ngo, Kathie J.; Wong, Darice; Macleod, Angus D.; Counsell, Carl E.; Bäckström, David; Forsgren, Lars; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Kusters, Cynthia D.J.; Fogel, Brent L.; Bronstein, Jeff M.; Ritz, Beate; Alves, Guido Werner (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Motor complications are a consequence of the chronic dopaminergic treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and include levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LIDs) and motor fluctuations (MF). Currently, evidence is on ...
    • Meta-analysis of whole-exome sequencing data from two independent cohorts finds no evidence for rare variant enrichment in Parkinson disease associated loci 

      Gaare, Johannes Jernqvist; Sanchez Nido, Gonzalo; Dölle, Christian; Sztromwasser, Pawel Szymon; Alves, Guido Werner; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Haugarvoll, Kristoffer; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-01)
      Parkinson disease (PD) is a complex neurodegenerative disorder influenced by both environmental and genetic factors. While genome wide association studies have identified several susceptibility loci, many causal variants ...
    • Mortality trends of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Norway 1951–2014: an age–period–cohort study 

      Nakken, Ola; Lindstrøm, Jonas Christoffer; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Holmøy, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-12)
      Recent studies suggest that the incidence and mortality of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are increasing. Changing environmental factors could influence disease risk differently throughout life span, and also between ...
    • Targeting NAD+ in translational research to relieve diseases and conditions of metabolic stress and ageing 

      Gilmour, Brian Christopher; Gudmundsrud, Ruben; Frank, Johannes; Hov, Amund; Hindkjær Lautrup, Sofie; Aman, Yahyah; Røsjø, Helge; Brenner, Charles; Ziegler, Mathias; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Tzoulis, Charalampos; Omland, Torbjørn; Søraas, Arne Vasli; Holmøy, Trygve; Bergersen, Linda Hildegard; Storm-Mathisen, Jon; Nilsen, Hilde; Fang, Evandro Fei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) plays a fundamental role in life and health through the regulation of energy biogenesis, redox homeostasis, cell metabolism, and the arbitration of cell survival via linkages to ...
    • The value of cerebrospinal fluid α‐synuclein and the tau/α‐synuclein ratio for diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders with Lewy pathology 

      Førland, Marthe Gurine; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Aarsland, Dag; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Pedersen, Kenn Freddy; Alves, Guido Werner; Lange, Johannes (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-10)
      Background and purpose: Parkinson's disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) are three of the most common neurodegenerative disorders. Up to 20% of these patients have the wrong diagnosis, ...