• The Homeostatic Chemokine CCL21 Predicts Mortality and May Play a Pathogenic Role in Heart Failure 

      Yndestad, Arne; Finsen, Alexandra Vanessa; Ueland, Thor; Husberg, Cathrine; Dahl, Christen P.; Dickstein, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-03-12)
      Background: CCL19 and CCL21, acting through CCR7, are termed homeostatic chemokines. Based on their role in concerting immunological responses and their proposed involvement in tissue remodeling, we hypothesized that these ...
    • Inflammation markers in multiple sclerosis: CXCL16 reflects and may also predict disease activity 

      Holmøy, Trygve; Løken-Amsrud, Kristin Ingeleiv; Bakke, Jacob; Beiske, Antonie Giæver; Bjerve, Kristian S; Hovdal, Harald Olav; Lilleås, Finn; Midgard, Rune; Pedersen, Tom; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Torkildsen, Øivind; Wergeland, Stig; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Michelsen, Annika; Aukrust, Pål; Ueland, Thor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-09-19)
      Background. Serum markers of inflammation are candidate biomarkers in multiple sclerosis (MS). ω-3 fatty acids are suggested to have anti-inflammatory properties that might be beneficial in MS. We aimed to explore the ...
    • Podocan and Adverse Clinical Outcome in Patients Admitted With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndromes 

      Andersen, Thomas; Ueland, Thor; Aukrust, Pål; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Grundt, Magnea Heidi Jonsdottir; Staines, Harry; Kontny, Frederic (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Markers of bone and extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling may be associated with adverse outcomes in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Podocan is a newly discovered ECM glycoprotein, previously not studied ...
    • The relationship between Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 (FGF23) and cardiac MRI findings following primary PCI in patients with acute first time STEMI 

      Thorsen, Inga Strand; Gøransson, Lasse Gunnar; Ueland, Thor; Aukrust, Pål; Manhenke, Cord A; Skadberg, Øyvind; Jonsson, Grete; Ørn, Stein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) is a regulator of mineral metabolism, that has been linked to myocardial remodeling including development of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and myocardial fibrosis. The ...
    • Systemic Cell Adhesion Molecules in Severe Mental Illness: Potential Role of Intercellular CAM-1 in Linking Peripheral and Neuroinflammation 

      Sheikh, Mashhood Ahmed; O'Connell, Kevin Sean; Lekva, Tove; Szabo, Attila; Akkouh, Ibrahim Ahmed; Osete, Jordi Requena; Agartz, Ingrid; Engh, John; Andreou, Dimitrios; Boye, Birgitte; Bøen, Erlend; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Hope, Sigrun; Werner, Maren Caroline Frogner; Joa, Inge; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Melle, Ingrid; Drange, Ole Kristian; Morken, Gunnar; Nærland, Terje; Sørensen, Kjetil; Vaaler, Arne; Weibell, Melissa Anne Elin Authen; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Aukrust, Pål; Djurovic, Srdjan; Steen, Nils Eiel; Andreassen, Ole; Ueland, Thor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) orchestrate leukocyte trafficking and could link peripheral and neuroinflammation in patients with severe mental illness (SMI), by promoting inflammatory and immune-mediated ...
    • Vitamin D as a risk factor for patient survival after kidney transplantation: A prospective observational cohort study 

      Thorsen, Inga Strand; Bleskestad, Inger Hjørdis; Åsberg, Anders; Hartmann, Anders; Skadberg, Øyvind; Brede, Cato; Ueland, Thor; Pasch, Andreas; Reisæter, Anna Varberg; Gøransson, Lasse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Short‐term survival after kidney transplantation is excellent, but long‐term survival remains low and is equivalent to non‐end‐stage renal disease patients with many invasive malignancies. The aim of the study ...