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  • Even chained acylcarnitines predict long-term cardiovascular prognosis in patients with chest pain and non-obstructive coronary artery disease 

    Storesund, Silje Kjellevold; Karaji, Iman; Strand, Elin; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Nygård, Ottar Kjell; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background Acylcarnitines are essential for mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation. Earlier studies suggest that impaired energy metabolism may be implicated in the pathogenesis of microvascular angina. We explored metabolites ...
  • No difference in serum levels of B-cell activating receptor and antibodies against cytolethal distending toxin B and flagellin in post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome after Giardia infection 

    Hanevik, Kurt; Saghaug, Christina Skår; Aaland, Maren; Mørch, Kristine; Langeland, Nina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background and Aim Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) frequently occur as comorbid conditions to each other. A shared etiology of these syndromes has been proposed because of ...
  • Aberrant signaling of immune cells in Sjögren's syndrome patient subgroups upon interferon stimulation 

    Sarkar, Irene; Davies, Richard Allan; Aarebrot, Anders Krogh; Solberg, Silje Michelsen; Petrovic, Aleksandra; Joshi, Anagha; Bergum, Brith; Brun, Johan Gorgas; Hammenfors, Daniel; Jonsson, Roland; Appel, Silke (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background: Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) is a systemic autoimmune disease, characterized by mononuclear cell infiltrates in the salivary and lacrimal glands, leading to glandular atrophy and dryness. Patient heterogeneity ...
  • Shared genetic architecture between schizophrenia and subcortical brain volumes implicates early neurodevelopmental processes and brain development in childhood 

    Cheng, Weiqiu; van der Meer, Dennis; Parker, Nadine; Hindley, Guy Frederick Lanyon; O'Connell, Kevin Sean; Wang, Yunpeng; Shadrin, Alexey; Alnæs, Dag; Bahrami, Shahram; Lin, Aihua; Karadag, Naz; Holen, Børge; Fernández-Cabello, Sara; Fan, Chun-Chieh; Dale, Anders; Djurovic, Srdjan; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Frei, Oleksandr; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Andreassen, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Patients with schizophrenia have consistently shown brain volumetric abnormalities, implicating both etiological and pathological processes. However, the genetic relationship between schizophrenia and brain volumetric ...
  • Randomized implementation of a primary human papillomavirus testing-based cervical cancer screening protocol for women 34 to 69 years in Norway 

    Nygård, Mari; Engesæter, Birgit Øvstebø; Castle, Philip E.; Berland, Jannicke; Eide, Maj Liv; Iversen, Ole-Erik; Jonassen, Christine M; Christiansen, Irene Kraus; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Trope, Ameli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background: Cervical cancer screening programs are facing a programmatic shift where screening protocol based on human papillomavirus testing (HPV-Screening protocol) is replacing the liquid-based cytology (LBC-Screening ...
  • Eksamensformer i de norske medisinstudiene 

    Raaheim, Ole Farestvedt; Raaheim, Dag Farestvedt; Reikvam, Håkon; Kvernenes, Monika (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    BAKGRUNN Det finnes ingen samlet oversikt over hvilke eksamensformer som er i bruk i de norske medisinstudiene. I denne studien har vi kartlagt hvilke eksamensformer som er i bruk, og analysert studieledelsenes begrunnelser ...
  • Genome-wide association study identifies Sjögren’s risk loci with functional implications in immune and glandular cells 

    Khatri, Bhuwan; Tessneer, Kandice L.; Rasmussen, Astrid; Aghakhanian, Farhang; Reksten, Tove Ragna; Adler, Adam; Alevizos, Ilias; Anaya, Juan-Manuel; Aqrawi, Lara A.; Baecklund, Eva; Brun, Johan Gorgas; Bucher, Sara Magnusson; Eloranta, Maija-Leena; Engelke, Fiona; Forsblad-d’Elia, Helena; Glenn, Stuart B.; Hammenfors, Daniel; Imgenberg-Kreuz, Juliana; Jensen, Janicke Liaaen; Johnsen, Svein Joar Auglæn; Jonsson, Malin Viktoria; Kvarnström, Marika; Kelly, Jennifer A.; Li, He; Mandl, Thomas; Martín, Javier; Nocturne, Gaétane; Norheim, Katrine Brække; Palm, Øyvind; Skarstein, Kathrine; Stolarczyk, Anna M.; Taylor, Kimberly E.; Teruel, Maria; Theander, Elke; Venuturupalli, Swamy; Wallace, Daniel J.; Grundahl, Kiely M.; Hefner, Kimberly S.; Radfar, Lida; Lewis, David M.; Stone, Donald U.; Kaufman, C. Erick; Brennan, Michael T.; Guthridge, Joel M.; James, Judith A.; Scofield, R. Hal; Gaffney, Patrick M.; Criswell, Lindsey A.; Jonsson, Roland; Eriksson, Per; Bowman, Simon J.; Omdal, Roald; Rönnblom, Lars; Warner, Blake; Rischmueller, Maureen; Witte, Torsten; Farris, A. Darise; Mariette, Xavier; Alarcon-Riquelme, Marta E.; Shiboski, Caroline H.; Herlenius, Marie Elisabeth Wahren; Ng, Wan-Fai; Sivils, Kathy L.; Adrianto, Indra; Nordmark, Gunnel; Lessard, Christopher J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Sjögren’s disease is a complex autoimmune disease with twelve established susceptibility loci. This genome-wide association study (GWAS) identifies ten novel genome-wide significant (GWS) regions in Sjögren’s cases of ...
  • Multimarker profiling identifies protective and harmful immune processes in heart failure: Findings from BIOSTAT-CHF 

    Markousis-Mavrogenis, George; Tromp, Jasper; Ouwerkerk, Wouter; Ferreira, João Pedro; Anker, Stefan D; Cleland, John G; Dickstein, Kenneth; Filippatos, Gerasimos; Lang, Chim C; Metra, Marco; Samani, Nilesh J; De Boer, Rudolf A; Van Veldhuisen, Dirk J; Voors, Adriaan A; Van Der Meer, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Aims The exploration of novel immunomodulatory interventions to improve outcome in heart failure (HF) is hampered by the complexity/redundancies of inflammatory pathways, which remain poorly understood. We thus aimed to ...
  • Thrombectomy in large vessel occlusion stroke—Does age matter? 

    Rezai Kallaj, Mehdi; Dalen, Ingvild; Advani, Rajiv; Fjetland, Lars; Kurz, Kathinka Dæhli; Sandve, Knut Olav Lende; Kurz, Friedrich Martin Wilhelm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objectives Endovascular treatment (EVT) is the gold standard treatment for emergent large vessel occlusion (LVO). The benefit of EVT for emergent LVO in elderly patients (>80 years old) is still debated as they have been ...
  • Shared etiology of type 1 diabetes and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: a population-based twin study 

    Skov, Jakob; Kuja-Halkola, Ralf; Magnusson, Patrik K.E.; Gudbjörnsdottir, Soffia; Kämpe, Olle; Bensing, Sophie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objective Type 1 diabetes and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis frequently cluster in individuals and in families, indicating shared origins. The objective of this study was to investigate familial co-aggregation of these diseases ...
  • Humanized Ovarian Cancer Patient-Derived Xenografts for Improved Preclinical Evaluation of Immunotherapies 

    Kleinmanns, Katrin; Gullaksen, Stein-Erik; Bredholt, Geir; Davidson, Ben; Torkildsen, Cecilie Fredvik; Grindheim, Sindre; Bjørge, Line; Cormack, Emmet Mc (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    High-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) has poor prognosis and new treatment modalities are needed. Immunotherapy, with checkpoint inhibitors, have demonstrated limited impact. To evaluate the suitability for immunotherapeutics, ...
  • Imaging of Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma with Immune Checkpoint Targeting Aptamer-Based Probe 

    Malicki, Stanisław; Pucelik, Barbara; Żyła, Edyta; Benedyk-Machaczka, Małgorzata; Gałan, Wojciech; Golda, Anna; Sochaj-Gregorczyk, Alicja; Kaminska, Marta; Encarnação, João Crispim; Chruścicka, Barbara; Marti, Hans Peter; Chen, Tony Jialiang; Magiera-Mularz, Katarzyna; Zięba, Bartosz; Holak, Tad A.; Dabrowski, Janusz M.; Czarna, Anna; Kozieł, Joanna; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz; Dubin, Grzegorz (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-06-01)
    Immune checkpoint targeting immunotherapy has revolutionized the treatment of certain cancers in the recent years. Determination of the status of immune checkpoint expression in particular cancers may assist decision making. ...
  • Pretransplant Systemic Lipidomic Profiles in Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients 

    Hatfield, Kimberley Joanne; Bruserud, Øystein; Reikvam, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-06-13)
    Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is used in the treatment of high-risk hematological malignancies. However, this treatment is associated with severe treatment-related morbidity and mortality. The metabolic status of ...
  • NPM1-Mutated Patient-Derived AML Cells Are More Vulnerable to Rac1 Inhibition 

    Hemsing, Anette Lodvir; Rye, Kristin Paulsen; Hatfield, Kimberley Joanne; Reikvam, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    The prognosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is poor, especially for the elderly population. Targeted therapy with small molecules may be a potential strategy to overcome chemoresistance and improve survival in AML. We ...
  • Premature menopause and autoimmune primary ovarian insufficiency in two international multi-center cohorts 

    Vogt, Elinor Margrethe Chelsom; Real, Francisco Gomez; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Björnsdottir, Sigridur; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Demoly, Pascal; Franklin, Karl Anders; Gallastegui, Leire Sainz de Aja; González, Francisco Javier Callejas; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Jögi, Nils Oskar; Leynaert, Benedicte; Lindberg, Eva; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Mayoral, Raúl Godoy; Oudin, Anna; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Semjen, Chantal Raherison; Schlünssen, Vivi; Triebner, Kai Philipp; Øksnes, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objective To investigate markers of premature menopause (<40 years) and specifically the prevalence of autoimmune primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) in European women. Design Postmenopausal women were categorized ...
  • Improving public cancer care by implementing precision medicine in Norway: IMPRESS-Norway 

    Helland, Åslaug; Russnes, Hege Elisabeth Giercksky; Fagereng, Gro Live; Al-Shibli, Khalid Ibrahim; Andersson, Yvonne; Berg, Thomas; Bjørge, Line; Blix, Egil Støre; Bjerkehagen, Bodil; Brabrand, Sigmund; Dalhaug, Astrid; Dietzel, Dalia; Dønnem, Tom; Enerly, Espen; Flobak, Åsmund; Fluge, Sverre; Gilje, Bjørnar; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Grønberg, Bjørn Henning; Grønås, Kari; Guren, Tormod Kyrre; Hamre, Hanne Mari; Haug, Åse; Heinrich, Daniel; Hjortland, Geir Olav; Hovig, Eivind; Hovland, Randi; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte; Janssen, Emiel; Kyte, Jon A; Gythfeldt, Hedda; Lothe, Ragnhild Adelheid; Lund, Jo-Åsmund; Meza, Leonardo Zepeda; Munthe-Kaas, Monica Cheng; Nguyen, Olav Toai Duc; Niehusmann, Pitt; Nilsen, Hilde; Puco, Katarina; Ree, Anne Hansen; Riste, Tonje Bøyum; Semb, Karin; Steinskog, Eli Sihn Samdal; Stensvold, Andreas; Suhrke, Pål; Tennøe, Øyvind Krohn; Tjønnfjord, Geir Erland; Vassbotn, Liv Jorunn; Aas, Eline; Aasebø, Kristine Øverås; Tasken, Kjetil; Smeland, Sigbjørn; Cameron, Marte Grønlie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background Matching treatment based on tumour molecular characteristics has revolutionized the treatment of some cancers and has given hope to many patients. Although personalized cancer care is an old concept, renewed ...
  • Immune marker levels in severe mental disorders: associations with polygenic risk scores of related mental phenotypes and psoriasis 

    Werner, Maren Caroline Frogner; Wirgenes, Katrine Verena; Shadrin, Alexey; Lunding, Synve Hoffart; Rødevand, Linn; Hjell, Gabriela; Ormerod, Monica Bettina E. Greenwood; Haram, Marit; Agartz, Ingrid; Djurovic, Srdjan; Melle, Ingrid; Aukrust, Pål; Ueland, Thor; Andreassen, Ole; Steen, Nils Eiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Several lines of evidence implicate immune abnormalities in the pathophysiology of severe mental disorders (SMD) and comorbid mental disorders. Here, we use the data from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of autoimmune ...
  • Corticosteroids and superinfections in COVID-19 patients on invasive mechanical ventilation 

    Søvik, Signe; Barrat-Due, Andreas; Kåsine, Trine; Olasveengen, Theresa M.; Strand, Marianne Wigernes; Tveita, Anders Aune; Berdal, Jan-Erik; Lehre, Martin Andreas; Lorentsen, Torleif; Heggelund, Lars; Stenstad, Tore; Ringstad, Jetmund; Müller, Fredrik; Aukrust, Pål; Holter, Jan Cato; Nordøy, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objectives To determine the incidence and characteristics of superinfections in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients, and the impact of dexamethasone as standard therapy. Methods This multicentre, observational, ...
  • Sepsis and antibiotic exposure in the neonatal period 

    Vatne, Anlaug (Doctoral thesis, 2022-09-30)
    Bakgrunn: Neonatalperioden (første 28 levedager) er den perioden i livet med høyest risiko for å utvikle sepsis. Tidlig nyfødt-sepsis (oppvekst i blodkultur innen første tre levedager) er assosiert med høy morbiditet og ...
  • Distinct pathophysiological pathways in women and men with heart failure 

    Ravera, Alice; Santema, Bernadet T.; de Boer, Rudolf A.; Anker, Stefan D.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Lang, Chim C.; Ng, Leong; Cleland, John G.F.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Lam, Carolyn S.P.; Van Spall, Harriette G. C.; Filippatos, Gerasimos; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Metra, Marco; Voors, Adriaan A.; Sama, Iziah E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Aims: Clinical differences between women and men have been described in heart failure (HF). However, less is known about the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. In this study, we compared multiple circulating biomarkers ...

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