• Neurofilament light chain as a biomarker in multiple sclerosis 

      Varhaug, Kristin Nielsen; Torkildsen, Øivind; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Vedeler, Christian A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-05)
      Due to the unpredictable course and heterogenous treatment response in multiple sclerosis (MS), there is a clear need for biomarkers that reflect disease activity in the clinical follow-up of these patients. Neurofilaments ...
    • Neurofilament light chain predicts disease activity in relapsing-remitting MS 

      Varhaug, Kristin Nielsen; Barro, Christian; Bjørnevik, Kjetil Lauvland; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Torkildsen, Øivind; Wergeland, Stig; Bindoff, Laurence; Kuhle, Jens; Vedeler, Christian A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Objective: To investigate whether serum neurofilament light chain (NF-L) and chitinase 3-like 1 (CHI3L1) predict disease activity in relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS). Methods: A cohort of 85 patients with RRMS were followed ...
    • Safety of drug use in patients with a primary mitochondrial disease: An international Delphi-based consensus 

      De Vries, Maaike C.; Brown, David A.; Allen, Mitchell E.; Bindoff, Laurence; Gorman, Gráinne S.; Karaa, Amel; Keshavan, Nandaki; Lamperti, Costanza; McFarland, Robert; Ng, Yi Shiau; O'Callaghan, Mar; Pitceathly, Robert D. S.; Rahman, Shamima; Russel, Frans G. M.; Varhaug, Kristin Nielsen; Schirris, Tom J. J.; Mancuso, Michelangelo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Clinical guidance is often sought when prescribing drugs for patients with primary mitochondrial disease. Theoretical considerations concerning drug safety in patients with mitochondrial disease may lead to unnecessary ...
    • Using urine to diagnose large-scale mtDNA deletions in adult patients 

      Varhaug, Kristin Nielsen; Sanchez Nido, Gonzalo; de Coo, Irenaeus; Isohanni, Pirjo; Suomalainen, Anu; Tzoulis, Charalampos; Knappskog, Per; Bindoff, Laurence (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate if urinary sediment cells offered a robust alternative to muscle biopsy for the diagnosis of single mtDNA deletions. Methods Eleven adult patients with progressive ...