Mohammed Shakil Ahmed
Position: Senior scientist, PhD
Phone: +47 23071407
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Publications 2016

Kaasbøll OJ, Moe IT, Ahmed MS, Stang E, Hagelin EM, Attramadal H (2016)
CTGF/CCN2 Postconditioning Increases Tolerance of Murine Hearts towards Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
PLoS One, 11 (2), e0149000
PubMed 26872261

Publications 2015

Lund J, Hafstad AD, Boardman NT, Rossvoll L, Rolim NP, Ahmed MS, Florholmen G, Attramadal H, Wisløff U, Larsen TS, Aasum E (2015)
Exercise training promotes cardioprotection through oxygen-sparing action in high fat-fed mice
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 308 (8), H823-9
PubMed 25637547

Mughal AA, Grieg Z, Skjellegrind H, Fayzullin A, Lamkhannat M, Joel M, Ahmed MS, Murrell W, Vik-Mo EO, Langmoen IA, Stangeland B (2015)
Knockdown of NAT12/NAA30 reduces tumorigenic features of glioblastoma-initiating cells
Mol Cancer, 14, 160
PubMed 26292663

Publications 2014

Das MK, Basak S, Ahmed MS, Attramadal H, Duttaroy AK (2014)
Connective tissue growth factor induces tube formation and IL-8 production in first trimester human placental trophoblast cells
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 181, 183-8
PubMed 25150958

Finsen AV, Ueland T, Sjaastad I, Ranheim T, Ahmed MS, Dahl CP, Askevold ET, Aakhus S, Husberg C, Fiane AE, Lipp M, Gullestad L, Christensen G, Aukrust P, Yndestad A (2014)
The homeostatic chemokine CCL21 predicts mortality in aortic stenosis patients and modulates left ventricular remodeling
PLoS One, 9 (11), e112172
PubMed 25398010

Hviid CV, Samulin Erdem J, Drechsler S, Weixelbaumer K, Ahmed MS, Attramadal H, Redl H, Bahrami S, Osuchowski MF, Aasen AO (2014)
The matricellular "cysteine-rich protein 61" is released from activated platelets and increased in the circulation during experimentally induced sepsis
Shock, 41 (3), 233-40
PubMed 24430538

Publications 2013

Gravning J, Ahmed MS, Qvigstad E, Krobert K, Edvardsen T, Moe IT, Hagelin EM, Sagave J, Valen G, Levy FO, Osnes JB, Skomedal T, Attramadal H (2013)
Connective tissue growth factor/CCN2 attenuates β-adrenergic receptor responsiveness and cardiotoxicity by induction of G protein-coupled receptor kinase-5 in cardiomyocytes
Mol Pharmacol, 84 (3), 372-83
PubMed 23778361

Gravning J, Ahmed MS, von Lueder TG, Edvardsen T, Attramadal H (2013)
CCN2/CTGF attenuates myocardial hypertrophy and cardiac dysfunction upon chronic pressure-overload
Int J Cardiol, 168 (3), 2049-56
PubMed 23452880

Publications 2012

Gravning J, Ørn S, Kaasbøll OJ, Martinov VN, Manhenke C, Dickstein K, Edvardsen T, Attramadal H, Ahmed MS (2012)
Myocardial connective tissue growth factor (CCN2/CTGF) attenuates left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction
PLoS One, 7 (12), e52120
PubMed 23284892

Hviid CV, Erdem JS, Kunke D, Ahmed SM, Kjeldsen SF, Wang YY, Attramadal H, Aasen AO (2012)
The matri-cellular proteins 'cysteine-rich, angiogenic-inducer, 61' and 'connective tissue growth factor' are regulated in experimentally-induced sepsis with multiple organ dysfunction
Innate Immun, 18 (5), 717-26
PubMed 22334618

Moe IT, Pham TA, Hagelin EM, Ahmed MS, Attramadal H (2012)
CCN2 exerts direct cytoprotective actions in adult cardiac myocytes by activation of the PI3-kinase/Akt/GSK-3β signaling pathway
J Cell Commun Signal, 7 (1), 31-47
PubMed 23208610

von Lueder TG, Gravning J, How OJ, Vinge LE, Ahmed MS, Krobert KA, Levy FO, Larsen TS, Smiseth OA, Aasum E, Attramadal H (2012)
Cardiomyocyte-restricted inhibition of G protein-coupled receptor kinase-3 attenuates cardiac dysfunction after chronic pressure overload
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 303 (1), H66-74
PubMed 22542621

Publications 2011

Waehre A, Halvorsen B, Yndestad A, Husberg C, Sjaastad I, Nygård S, Dahl CP, Ahmed MS, Finsen AV, Reims H, Louch WE, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Vinge LE, Roald B, Attramadal H, Lipp M, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Christensen G (2011)
Lack of chemokine signaling through CXCR5 causes increased mortality, ventricular dilatation and deranged matrix during cardiac pressure overload
PLoS One, 6 (4), e18668
PubMed 21533157

Publications 2010

Ahmed MS, Gravning J, Martinov VN, von Lueder TG, Edvardsen T, Czibik G, Moe IT, Vinge LE, Øie E, Valen G, Attramadal H (2010)
Mechanisms of novel cardioprotective functions of CCN2/CTGF in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 300 (4), H1291-302
PubMed 21186275

Bjørnstad JL, Sjaastad I, Nygård S, Hasic A, Ahmed MS, Attramadal H, Finsen AV, Christensen G, Tønnessen T (2010)
Collagen isoform shift during the early phase of reverse left ventricular remodelling after relief of pressure overload
Eur Heart J, 32 (2), 236-45
PubMed 20525982

Øie E, Ahmed MS, Ueland T, Sikkeland LI, Dahl CP, Hagelin EM, von Lueder T, Edvardsen T, Andreassen AK, Gullestad L, Aukrust P, Yndestad A, Vinge LE, Attramadal H (2010)
Adrenomedullin is increased in alveolar macrophages and released from the lungs into the circulation in severe heart failure
Basic Res Cardiol, 105 (1), 89-98
PubMed 19823891

Øie E, Sandberg WJ, Ahmed MS, Yndestad A, Lærum OD, Attramadal H, Aukrust P, Eiken HG (2010)
Activation of Notch signaling in cardiomyocytes during post-infarction remodeling
Scand Cardiovasc J, 44 (6), 359-66
PubMed 20799913

Publications 2007

Vinge LE, Andressen KW, Attramadal T, Andersen GØ, Ahmed MS, Peppel K, Koch WJ, Freedman NJ, Levy FO, Skomedal T, Osnes JB, Attramadal H (2007)
Substrate specificities of g protein-coupled receptor kinase-2 and -3 at cardiac myocyte receptors provide basis for distinct roles in regulation of myocardial function
Mol Pharmacol, 72 (3), 582-91
PubMed 17573483

Vinge LE, von Lueder TG, Aasum E, Qvigstad E, Gravning JA, How OJ, Edvardsen T, Bjørnerheim R, Ahmed MS, Mikkelsen BW, Oie E, Attramadal T, Skomedal T, Smiseth OA, Koch WJ, Larsen TS, Attramadal H (2007)
Cardiac-restricted expression of the carboxyl-terminal fragment of GRK3 Uncovers Distinct Functions of GRK3 in regulation of cardiac contractility and growth: GRK3 controls cardiac alpha1-adrenergic receptor responsiveness
J Biol Chem, 283 (16), 10601-10
PubMed 18165681

Publications 2006

Ahmed MS, Øie E, Vinge LE, von Lueder TG, Attramadal T, Attramadal H (2006)
Induction of pulmonary connective tissue growth factor in heart failure is associated with pulmonary parenchymal and vascular remodeling
Cardiovasc Res, 74 (2), 323-33
PubMed 17254558

Publications 2005

Ahmed MS, von Lueder TG, Øie E, Kjekshus H, Attramadal H (2005)
Induction of myocardial connective tissue growth factor in pacing-induced heart failure in pigs
Acta Physiol Scand, 184 (1), 27-36
PubMed 15847641

Publications 2004

Ahmed MS, Øie E, Vinge LE, Yndestad A, Øystein Andersen G, Andersson Y, Attramadal T, Attramadal H (2004)
Connective tissue growth factor--a novel mediator of angiotensin II-stimulated cardiac fibroblast activation in heart failure in rats
J Mol Cell Cardiol, 36 (3), 393-404
PubMed 15010278

Sattar SP, Ahmed MS, Madison J, Olsen DR, Bhatia SC, Ellahi S, Majeed F, Ramaswamy S, Petty F, Wilson DR (2004)
Patient and physician attitudes to using medications with religiously forbidden ingredients
Ann Pharmacother, 38 (11), 1830-5
PubMed 15479773

Øie E, Vinge LE, Andersen GØ, Yndestad A, Krobert KA, Sandberg C, Ahmed MS, Haug T, Levy FO, Skomedal T, Attramadal H (2004)
RAMP2 and RAMP3 mRNA levels are increased in failing rat cardiomyocytes and associated with increased responsiveness to adrenomedullin
J Mol Cell Cardiol, 38 (1), 145-51
PubMed 15623431

Publications 2003

Ahmed MS, Øie E, Vinge LE, Yndestad A, Andersen G GØ, Andersson Y, Attramadal T, Attramadal H (2003)
Induction of myocardial biglycan in heart failure in rats--an extracellular matrix component targeted by AT(1) receptor antagonism
Cardiovasc Res, 60 (3), 557-68
PubMed 14659801