• Cytokine network in adults with falciparum malaria and HIV-1: increased IL-8 and IP-10 levels are associated with disease severity 

      Berg, Åse; Patel, Sam; Gonca, Miguel; Catarina, David; Otterdal, Kari; Ueland, Thor; Dalen, Ingvild; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Aukrust, Pål; Langeland, Nina (Journal article, 2014-12)
      Background: Co-infection with malaria and HIV increases the severity and mortality of both diseases, but the cytokine responses related to this co-infection are only partially characterised. The aim of this study was ...
    • Hepcidin and ferritin predict microbial etiology in community-acquired pneumonia 

      Oppen, Kjersti; Ueland, Thor; Siljan, William Ward; Skadberg, Øyvind; Brede, Cato; Lauritzen, Trine; Aukrust, Pål; Steinsvik, Trude; Husebye, Einar; Michelsen, Annika; Holter, Jan Cato; Heggelund, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02)
      Background Iron is crucial for survival and growth of microbes. Consequently, limiting iron availability is a human antimicrobial defense mechanism. We explored iron and iron-related proteins as potential biomarkers in ...
    • Increased circulating IL-18 levels in severe mental disorders indicate systemic inflammasome activation 

      Szabo, Attila; O’Connell, Kevin; Ueland, Thor; Ahmed, Mashhood Sheikh; Agartz, Ingrid; Andreou, Dimitrios; Aukrust, Pål; Boye, Birgitte; Bøen, Erlend; Drange, Ole Kristian; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Engh, John Abel; Hope, Sigrun; Høegh, Margrethe Collier; Joa, Inge; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Lekva, Tove; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar; Nærland, Terje; Steen, Vidar Martin; Sørensen, Kjetil; Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Auten Weibell, Melissa; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Steen, Nils Eiel; Andreassen, Ole; Djurovic, Srdjan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-01)
      Background Schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BD) are severe mental illnesses (SMI) that are part of a psychosis continuum, and dysregulated innate immune responses have been suggested to be involved in their ...
    • Lower circulating neuron-specific enolase concentrations in adults and adolescents with severe mental illness 

      Andreou, Dimitrios; Steen, Nils Eiel; Jørgensen, Kjetil Nordbø; Smelror, Runar Elle; Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Nerland, Stener; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Nærland, Terje; Myhre, Anne Margrethe; Joa, Inge; Reitan, Solveig Merete Klæbo; Vaaler, Arne; Morken, Gunnar; Bøen, Erlend; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Boye, Birgitte; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Aukrust, Pål; Skrede, Silje; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Johnsen, Erik; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole; Ueland, Thor; Agartz, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08)
      Background Both neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental abnormalities have been suggested to be part of the etiopathology of severe mental illness (SMI). Neuron-specific enolase (NSE), mainly located in the neuronal ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04)
      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 ...