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Doctoral Thesis: 3rd of February, 2014

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Cand.med Andres Neset will defend his thesis for the degree of Ph.D.. (philosophiae doctor )

Prehospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Trial lecture: Hjertelungeredning av barn utenfor sykehus.

Trial lecture: 3. february, 2014, 10:15 am
Dissertation: 3. february, 2014, 13:15 pm

Venue: Red Auditorium, 1st floor, Laboratory Building (Bldg. 25), Oslo University Hospital Ullevål

Supervisor: Professor Jo Kramer-Johansen, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo


Latest publication (December 2013)

MRM Vol. 71 Issue 2

Unwrapping eddy current compensation: improved compensation of eddy current induced baseline shifts in high-resolution phase-contrast MRI at 9.4 Tesla

Emil K. S. Espe, Lili Zhang, and Ivar Sjaastad

Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2013; DOI 10.1002/mrm.25023


Latest publication (March 2014)

PLOS ONE (LOGO)

Maria Vistnes, Jan Magnus Aronsen, Ida G. Lunde, Ivar Sjaastad, Cathrine R. Carlson, Geir Christensen

Pentosan Polysulfate Decreases Myocardial Expression of the Extracellular Matrix Enzyme ADAMTS4 and Improves Cardiac Function In Vivo in Rats Subjected to Pressure
Overload by Aortic Banding

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PLoS ONE 9(3): e89621. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089621


Latest publication (April 2014)

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Ravinea Manotheepan, Jørg Saberniak, Tore K. Danielsen, Thor Edvardsen, Ivar Sjaastad, Kristina H. Haugaa, Mathis K. Stokke

Effects of Individualized Exercise Training in Patients with Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia Type 1

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The American Journal of Cardiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.03.012


Doctoral Thesis: 16th of May, 2014

Karina Hougen 5x7

Cand.med Karina Hougen will defend her thesis for the degree of Ph.D.. (philosophiae doctor ):
SERCA2-function in cardiomyocytes. Reguation of activity and pathophysiological role.

Trial lecture: Heart failure: Etiologies, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and challenges in development of novel treatment modalities.

Trial lecture: 16. mai. 2014 kl. 10:15
Dissertation: 16. mai. 2014 kl. 13:15

Venue: Auditoriet i Kreftsenteret (Bygg 11), 1.etg., Oslo universitetssykehus, Ullevål, Kirkeveien 166

Supervisor: Professor Ivar Sjaastad, Institute for Experimental Medical Research, University of Oslo


Doctoral Thesis: 9th of May, 2014

Tonje Søraas Birkenes 5x7

M.Sc. Tonje Søraas Birkenes will defend her thesis for the degree of Ph.D.. (philosophiae doctor )
More and better CPR to victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

Trial lecture: AMK-sentralens funksjon i Norge og internationalt, med særlig fokus på livstruende tilstander.

Trial lecture: 9. mai. 2014 10:15
Dissertation: 9. mai. 2014 13:15

Venue: Auditoriet i Kreftsenteret (Bygg 11), 1.etg., Oslo universitetssykehus, Ullevål, Kirkeveien 166

Supervisor: Professor Jo Kramer-Johansen, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo

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Doctoral Thesis: 12th of June, 2014

Emil Knut Stenersen Espe

M.Sc Emil Knut Stenersen Espe will defend his thesis for the degree of Ph.D.. (philosophiae doctor): Measuring in vivo Regional Myocardial Function Using High-Field MRI.

Trial lecture: Regional myocardial tissue characterization - different MR mapping techniques and their applications.

Trial lecture: 12th of June, 2014 kl. 10:15
Dissertation: 12th of June,. 2014 kl. 12:15

Venue: Auditorium 1 i Harald Schjelderups hus, Forskningsveien 3A, (Psykologisk institutt).

Supervisor: Professor Ivar Sjaastad, Institute for Experimental Medical Research, University of Oslo


Doctoral Thesis: 17th of June, 2014

Thomas Schwartz 5x7

Cand. Med. Thomas Schwartz will defend his thesis for the degree of Ph.D.. (philosophiae doctor): Cardiac function and cytokine profile in juvenile dermatomyositis.

Trial lecture: Mekanismer for kardiovaskulær morbiditet ved revmatisk sykdom.

Trial lecture: 17th of June, 2014 kl. 10:15
Dissertation: 17th of June,. 2014 kl. 12:15

Venue: Grønt auditorium, Oslo universitetssykehus HF, Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20

Supervisor: Professor Ivar Sjaastad, Institute for Experimental Medical Research, University of Oslo


Latest publication (June 2014)

American Journal of Physiology Heart Circulatory Physiology

Michael Frisk, Jussi T. Koivumäki, Per A. Norseng, Mary M. Maleckar, Ole M. Sejersted, William E. Louch

Variable t-tubule organization and Ca2 homeostasis across the atria

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol
doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00295.2014


12th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Failure

12th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Failure

September 17 - 19, 2014
Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica, Oslo, Norway

The symposium arranged by Center for heart failure research is open to all clinical and basic researchers, and provides a unique meeting place for regional, national and international interaction.

All seminar attendees must register. There is no registration fee.
Registration before August 13, 2014.

Click here for more information and registration.


The Royal Norwegian St.Olav's Order

St. Olavs Orden Ridder 1. klasse, herrer

Professor dr. med. Petter Andreas Steen has been appointed to Knight of the First Order of St. Olav by H.M. the King, for his contributions in national and international Acute medicine.

IEMR congratulates the group leader of the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Group, Institute for Experimental Medical Research.

As an honorary member of the European Resuscitation Council he is presented like this...

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Latest publication (August 2014)

Drug Discovery Today Disease Models ELSEVIER

William E. Louch, Sander Land, Steven A. Niederer

Strange bedfellows: biologists and mathematical modelers tie the knot on cardiomyocyte calcium homeostasis

Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models

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DOI: 10.1016/j.ddmod.2014.05.001


Prize winners of the Poster Session

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Presentations from our Institute which got first prize during the 12th Annual CHFR Symposium:
Anett H. Ottesen: Chromogranin A Directly Modifies Cardiomyocyte Ca2+ Homeostasis via CaMKIIδ Inhibition and is a Strong Prognostic Biomarker in Acute Heart Failure
Kate M. Herum: Syndecan-4 is a key determinant of collagen cross-linking and myocardial stiffness in the pressure overloaded heart
Jan Magnus Aronsen: P43 PDE3A coupling to SERCA2 regulate SERCA2 activity in cardiomyoctes

More posters from our Institute which were ranked top 3 in their sessions, were presented by: Åsmund Treu Røe, Emil Knut Espe, Kristine Skårdal, Tandekile Lubelwana Hafver, Andrew Edwards and Henrik Stær-Jensen.

Congratulations!

Other Prize winners at: Center for Heart Failure Research


Latest publication (September 2014)

Acta Physiologica, vol. 212, Issue 2

Vigdis Hillestad, Emil K. S. Espe, Fadila Cero, Karl Otto Larsen, Ivar Sjaastad, Ståle Nygård, Ole Henning Skjønsberg and Geir Christensen

IL-18 neutralization during alveolar hypoxia improves left ventricular diastolic function in mice

Acta Physiologica, vol. 212, Issue 2
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DOI: 10.1111/apha.12376


Latest publication (October 2014)

The Journal of Biological Chemistry

Pimthanya Wanichawan, Tandekile Lubelwana Hafver, Kjetil Hodne, Jan Magnus Aronsen, Ida Gjervold Lunde, Bjørn Dalhus, Marianne Lunde, Heidi Kvaløy, William Edward Louch, Theis Tønnessen, Ivar Sjaastad, Ole Mathias Sejersted, and Cathrine Rein Carlson

Molecular basis of calpain cleavage and inactivation of the sodium-calcium exchanger 1 in heart failure

The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2014;pii: jbc.M114.602581. Epub ahead of print

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Latest publication (November 2014)

Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Anett Hellebø Ottesen, William E. Louch, Cathrine R. Carlson, Ole J. B. Landsverk, Jouni Kurola, Rune Forstrøm Johansen, Morten K. Moe, Jan Magnus Aronsen, Arne Didrik Høiseth, Hilde Jarstadmarken, Ståle Nygård, Magnar Bjørås, Ivar Sjaastad, Ville Pettila, Mats Stridsberg, Torbjørn Omland, Geir Christensen, and Helge Røsjø

Secretoneurin is a novel prognostic cardiovascular biomarker associated with cardiomyoctye calcium handling

Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2014. Accepted for publication.


Doctoral Thesis: 7th. January 2015

Kristin V. T. Engebretsen 5x7 just

Cand.med. Kristin Victoria Tunheim Engebretsen will defend her thesis for the degree of Ph.D. (philosophiae doctor):
Extracellular matrix alterations in the pressure overloaded left ventricle.

Trial lecture: Does Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve Implantation (TAVI) lead to beneficial effects on the left ventricle? Implication and regulatory roles of matrix proteoglycans.

Trial lecture: 7th. Jan. 2015 10:15
Dissertation: 7th. Jan. 2015 13:15

Venue: Universitetets aula, Domus Media (Midtbygningen), Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

Supervisor: Professor II Theis Tønnessen, Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases, University of Oslo


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