Institute for Experimental Medical Research (IEMR)

Institutt for eksperimentell medisinsk forskning (IEMF)
Head of Institute: Professor Ole M. Sejersted, MD, Ph.D.

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Please read the documents:
- Research Groups & Available Methods
- IEMR Annual report 2015 (PDF)

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14th Annual CHFR Symposium on Heart Failure

Wednesday 21 September NORHEART seminar.
Thursday 21 to Friday 23 September Annual CHFR Symposium.

Holmenkollen Park Hotel, 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.

Click here for more information and registration.

Submission of abstracts before Monday 6 June 2016.
Registration before 13 August.
Submission of presentation before Wednesday 14 September.

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Annual Report IEMR 2015

Several new postdocs and PhD students were hired in 2015. Altogether we had the pleasure of welcoming 11 new people to IEMR. The core staff now counts 72 people at the institute and about 15 people that are employed other places do their entire project or parts of it at IEMR.

Six theses were defended in 2015, and altogether 35 articles were published, many of them in collaboration with colleagues abroad. One paper was selected as one of the six best publications from the hospital in the spring 2015. The institute is host to three regional core facilities.

Read the Annual Report IEMR 2015

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Latest publication

Kristine Skårdal, Emil KS Espe, Lili Zhang, Jan Magnus Aronsen and Ivar Sjaastad

Three-Directional Evaluation of Mitral Flow in the Rat Heart by Phase-Contrast Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Published: March 1, 2016
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150536

Read the article in Open Access journal, PLOS ONE

Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal

Latest publication

Jan Magnus Aronsen, William E. Louch, Ivar Sjaastad

Cardiomyocyte Ca2+ dynamics: clinical perspectives

DOI: 10.3109/14017431.2015.1136079

Read the article in Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal

Mari Elen Strand 5x7

Doctoral Thesis: 18th. of February 2016

Cand.med. Mari Elen Strand will defend her thesis for the degree of Ph.D. (philosophiae doctor): The extracellular matrix in heart failure: Proteoglycans and collagens as regulators of inflammation, fibrosis and cardiac dysfunction.

Trial lecture:
Current Understanding of the Pathophysiology of Heart Failure.

Trial lecture: 18. feb. 2016 10:15

Dissertation: 18. feb. 2016 13:15

Venue: Rødt auditorium, Laboratoriebygget (bygg 25), Ullevål sykehus, Kirkeveien 166, Oslo

Supervisor: postdoc. Ida Gjervold Lunde, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo


JBC -Journal of Biological Chemistry cover

Latest publication

Tandekile Lubelwana Hafver, Kjetil Hodne, Pimthanya Wanichawan, Jan Magnus Aronsen, Bjørn Dalhus, Per Kristian Lunde, Marianne Lunde, Marita Martinsen, Ulla Helene Enger, William Fuller, Ivar Sjaastad, William Edward Louch, Ole Mathias Sejersted and Cathrine Rein Carlson

Protein Phosphatase 1c Associated with the Cardiac Sodium Calcium Exchanger1 Regulates its Activity by Dephosphorylating Serine 68 Phosphorylated Phospholemman

doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.677898

Read the article in JBC -Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Rheumatology December 2015  54 (12)

Latest publication

Zoltan Barth, Birgit Nomeland Witczak, Thomas Schwartz, Knut Gjesdal, Berit Flatø, Akos Koller, Helga Sanner and Ivar Sjaastad.

In juvenile dermatomyositis, heart rate variability is reduced, and associated with both cardiac dysfunction and markers of inflammation: a cross-sectional study median 13.5 years
after symptom onset

doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kev376

Read the article in Rheumatology .

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