Oslo University Hospital has awarded 6 excellent articles for the first half-year of 2017

Six research groups were awarded for their excellent papers published during the first half-year of 2017 during a ceremony on December 16th. Each group received NOK 50.000 for use in further research. The prize winners gave short presentations of the main findings in their respective articles.

The six selected articles are of especially high quality, and they present important finding on both-short and long-term scales. The works reflect the good quality and the interdisciplinarity that characterises several research environments at Oslo University Hospital. The research is a fundamental condition for the institution to maintain and strenghten the quality in the patient treatment.

In order to stimulate excellent research and draw attention to the hospital's extensive research activity, Oslo University Hospital reward outstanding publications regularly.

Every half-year, six of the very best papers authored by scientists working on the hospital (first or last author must be affiliated to OUS) are selected. The nomination takes place through the research panel of each division. The final selection process is performed by an external committee.

The award winners are ranked equally.

Read popular science summaries (in Norwegian) from www.oslo-universitetssykehus.no:
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Awards for excellent articles for the first half-year of 2017 were received by (from left): Geir E. Tjønnfjord, Nadja S. Katheder, Åsmund Avdem Fretland, Tobias Kaufmann, Øyvind S. Andersen og Ole J.B. Landsverk. Photo: Pål Bakke

Excellent papers selected for the first half-year of 2017:

Øyvind S. Andersen et. al:

Estimating Left Ventricular Filling Pressure by Echocardiography.
Andersen OS, Smiseth OA, Dokainish H, Abudiab MM, Schutt RC, Kumar A, Sato K, Harb S, Gude E, Remme EW, Andreassen AK, Ha JW, Xu J, Klein AL, Nagueh SF.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Apr 18;69(15):1937-1948. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.01.058.
PMID: 28408024 

Tobias Kaufmann et al.

Delayed stabilization and individualization in connectome development are related to psychiatric disorders.
Kaufmann T, Alnæs D, Doan NT, Brandt CL, Andreassen OA, Westlye LT.
Nat Neurosci. 2017 Apr;20(4):513-515. doi: 10.1038/nn.4511. Epub 2017 Feb 20.
PMID: 28218917

Ole J.B. Landsverk et al.

Antibody-secreting plasma cells persist for decades in human intestine.
Landsverk OJ, Snir O, Casado RB, Richter L, Mold JE, Réu P, Horneland R, Paulsen V, Yaqub S, Aandahl EM, Øyen OM, Thorarensen HS, Salehpour M, Possnert G, Frisén J, Sollid LM, Baekkevold ES, Jahnsen FL.
J Exp Med. 2017 Feb;214(2):309-317. doi: 10.1084/jem.20161590. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
PMID: 28104812

Åsmund Avdem Fretland et al.

Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases: The OSLO-COMET Randomized Controlled Trial.
Fretland ÅA, Dagenborg VJ, Bjørnelv GMW, Kazaryan AM, Kristiansen R, Fagerland MW, Hausken J, Tønnessen TI, Abildgaard A, Barkhatov L, Yaqub S, Røsok BI, Bjørnbeth BA, Andersen MH, Flatmark K, Aas E, Edwin B; Oslo-CoMet study group.
Ann Surg. 2017 Jun 27. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002353. [Epub ahead of print]

Nadja S. Katheder et al.

Microenvironmental autophagy promotes tumour growth.
Katheder NS, Khezri R, O'Farrell F, Schultz SW, Jain A, Rahman MM, Schink KO, Theodossiou TA, Johansen T, Juhász G, Bilder D, Brech A, Stenmark H, Rusten TE.
Nature. 2017 Jan 19;541(7637):417-420. doi: 10.1038/nature20815. Epub 2017 Jan 11.
PMID: 28077876

Sigbjørn Berentsen og Geir E. Tjønnfjord et al.

Bendamustine plus rituximab for chronic cold agglutinin disease: results of a Nordic prospective multicenter trial.
Berentsen S, Randen U, Oksman M, Birgens H, Tvedt THA, Dalgaard J, Galteland E, Haukås E, Brudevold R, Sørbø JH, Næss IA, Malecka A, Tjønnfjord GE.
Blood. 2017 Jul 27;130(4):537-541. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-04-778175. Epub 2017 May 22.
PMID: 28533306

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