Biomedical research at Oslo University Hospital

Oslo University Hospital is a merger of three former university hospitals in Oslo. Biomedical research is one of the hospital's core activities. Research at the hospital is closely interlinked with research undertaken at the University of Oslo. More than 50% of all biomedical research in Norway is published by researchers affiliated with the hospital. Research undertaken cover both basic research, translational research, and clinical research.

Oslo University Hospital has a central role in developing and supporting biomedical research within the South-Eastern Regional Health Authority. The hospital also pursues international research collaborations.

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Summary of publications:

Publications from Oslo University Hospital 2015 - 2019

Includes ordinary journal articles and reviews only.

Name 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
OUS - Oslo University Hospital 1873 1943 2089 2060 1324
  OUS - Division of Cancer Medicine 414 428 403 381 251
    OUS - Department of Gynaecological Oncology 14 23 22 11 6
    OUS - Department of Haematology 33 44 53 51 30
    OUS - Department of Medical Physics 6 5 11 8 4
    OUS - Department of Oncology 144 144 124 171 90
      OUS - National Advisory Unit on Late Effects after Cancer Treatment 35 36 27 22 15
      OUS - Section for Breast and Endocrine Surgery 4 5 12 9 7
      OUS - Section for Breast Oncology 16 13 19 15 4
      OUS - Section for Cellular Therapy 9 11 13 7 9
      OUS - Section for Experimental Cancer Treatment 15 15 14 14 9
      OUS - Section for gastrointestinal oncology 9 4 8 11 7
      OUS - Section for gynaecological radiotherapy 1 8 8 13 6
      OUS - Section for head and neck oncology 8 7 7 6 11
      OUS - Section for lung oncology 13 18 6 9 3
      OUS - Section for Lymphoma and Medicine 11 19 12 14 9
      OUS - Section for palliative medicine 16 23 22 20 12
      OUS - Section for sarcoma and melanoma 16 11 9 16 7
      OUS - Section for urological oncology 4 3 1 9 3
    OUS - Dept of Clin. Serv. (Div Cancer Med) 9 5 7 12 7
      OUS - Diet and Oxidative Stress 7 3 5 10 1
      OUS - Nasj komp.tjeneste for sykdomsrelatert underernæring 0 0 0 1 0
      OUS - Section of psychosocial oncology 0 1 0 1 2
    OUS - Institute for Cancer Genetics and Informatics 40 42 45 34 24
      OUS - Section for Cancer Cytogenetics 13 15 16 12 8
    OUS - Institute for Cancer Research 229 242 207 151 138
      OUS - Department of Cancer Genetics 54 69 47 32 30
        OUS - Molecular Genetic Studies of Breast and Ovarian Cancer 36 49 35 19 21
        OUS - Translational studies with a special focus on pancreatic cancer 9 6 3 3 3
      OUS - Department of Cancer Immunology 36 28 20 19 28
        OUS - Experimental Immunotherapy (Olweus) 5 3 5 1 2
        OUS - Lymphoma biology group 10 7 8 3 6
        OUS - Molecular Medicine (Sioud) 11 3 0 3 2
      OUS - Department of Molecular Cell Biology 33 38 35 25 16
        OUS - Cellular membrane dynamics (Stenmark) 16 22 11 11 10
          OUS - Unit of Cellular Electron Microscopy 4 3 6 4 3
        OUS - Intracellular transport (Sandvig) 14 13 17 6 6
      OUS - Department of Molecular Oncology (2006-2014 Dept of Cancer Prev.) 26 25 25 14 9
        OUS - Epigenetics (Lind) 3 3 5 3 2
        OUS - Genetics (Lothe) 11 9 15 12 7
          OUS - Molecular Cell Biology (Leithe) 1 2 5 0 1
        OUS - Genome Biology Group (Skotheim) 11 5 5 4 1
      OUS - Department of Radiation Biology 35 26 32 25 18
        OUS - Clinical Radiation Biology 1 6 3 4 4
        OUS - Molecular Radiation Biology 7 3 2 3 1
        OUS - Photochemical Internalisation (PCI) 11 5 12 7 5
        OUS - Photodynamic therapy (PDT) 6 5 3 2 2
        OUS - Radiation biology & tumor physiology 5 5 10 6 3
        OUS - Radiation Biology and DNA Damage Signaling group 3 2 3 1 2
        OUS - Regulation of translation in cell cycle and stress 2 2 2 3 5
      OUS - Department of Tumor Biology 50 63 55 47 43
        OUS - Induction of resistance in stem cells 0 0 3 1 1
        OUS - Metastasis - biology and therapy 11 16 13 5 9
        OUS - Metastasis - molecular studies and development of methods 13 17 14 12 10
        OUS - Molecular characterization of mesenchymal cancer development 8 9 11 9 6
        OUS - Translational Cancer Therapy 16 25 18 12 17
  OUS - Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases 168 179 188 195 118
    OUS - Department of Cardiology (Div CPD) 74 72 91 97 55
    OUS - Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery 28 34 31 36 26
    OUS - Department of Respiratory Medicine 18 25 15 16 5
    OUS - Department of Vascular Diseases 11 14 13 9 4
    OUS - Institute for Experimental Medical Research IEMR 35 27 47 32 30
    OUS - Institute for Surgical Research ISR 36 31 37 37 19
  OUS - Division of Clinical Neuroscience 198 196 188 189 144
    OUS - Department of Complex Epilepsy 21 27 19 19 13
    OUS - Department of Neurohabilitation 4 7 8 10 5
    OUS - Department of Neurology 89 79 77 74 68
    OUS - Department of Neuropsychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine 24 25 21 25 11
    OUS - Department of Neurosurgery 39 43 42 53 37
      OUS - Neurovascular-Hydrocephalus Research Group 23 21 27 14 12
    OUS - Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 41 32 36 25 16
    OUS - FORMI - Communication and Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Disorders 15 17 24 14 13
  OUS - Division of Emergencies and Critical Care 178 145 178 158 90
    OUS - Department of Anesthesiology 77 44 68 61 45
    OUS - Department of Intensive Care Medicine 3 1 2 7 2
    OUS - Department of Pain Management and Research 9 15 20 17 10
    OUS - Department of Research and Development (Div Emerg. & Clin. Care) 16 23 21 27 6
    OUS - Department of Traumatology 7 8 8 6 9
    OUS - The Intervention Centre 91 71 62 68 28
  OUS - Division of Head, Neck and Reconstructive Surgery 29 51 66 64 38
    OUS - Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Odontology 0 0 1 6 2
    OUS - Department of Ophthalmology 20 27 37 33 22
    OUS - Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 5 14 15 15 6
    OUS - Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 4 10 15 21 12
  OUS - Division of Laboratory Medicine 439 440 460 447 267
    OUS - Department of Immunology (Div LabMed) 88 91 90 78 57
      OUS - Centre for Immune Regulation (CIR) 24 29 29 16 6
      OUS - NKRG 1 4 6 2 1
    OUS - Department of Medical Biochemistry 70 75 77 67 43
    OUS - Department of Medical Genetics 66 84 75 100 49
    OUS - Department of Microbiology 58 64 64 37 20
      OUS - Dept. of Microbiology (MIK), Section for Research (former CMBN) 36 42 40 28 12
        OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, Bioinformatics group (Rognes) 4 5 4 1 1
        OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, Cell signalling research group (Krauss) 5 3 4 2 2
        OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, DNA replication and chromosome dynamics (Skarstad) 0 0 2 0 0
        OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, Genome dynamics and microbial pathogenesis (Tønjum) 4 5 8 3 1
        OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, Lab for genome repair and regulation (Klungland) 7 17 11 10 3
        OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, Lab for molecular biology (Bjørås) 15 16 10 14 5
      OUS - Dept. of Microbiology, Virology research group (Kaarbø) 9 5 6 7 4
    OUS - Department of Pathology 159 128 130 135 64
    OUS - Department of Pharmacology 40 41 29 24 24
  OUS - Division of Medicine 307 297 328 318 239
    OUS - Centre for Shared Decision-Making and Collaborative Care Research 8 6 7 11 4
    OUS - Department of Acute Medicine 21 27 9 21 17
    OUS - Department of Cardiology B (Div Med) 75 69 75 74 66
      OUS - Center for Clinical Heart Research 21 22 23 25 15
    OUS - Department of Clinical Service (Div Med) 5 1 6 4 1
    OUS - Department of Endocrinology, Morbid Obesity and Preventive Medicine 106 97 116 110 81
      OUS - Section of Endocrinology 66 60 71 78 46
      OUS - Section of Morbid Obesity and Bariatric Surgery 7 1 5 3 5
      OUS - Section of Preventive Medicine 34 39 44 31 27
        OUS - Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine 0 5 1 0 0
        OUS - Section for Preventive Cardiology 11 8 21 11 7
        OUS - Section of Cardiovascular and Renal Research 9 9 7 6 9
        OUS - The Lipid Clinic 13 17 15 14 12
    OUS - Department of General Internal Medicine 12 7 11 14 4
    OUS - Department of Geriatric Medicine 28 30 49 37 39
    OUS - Department of Infectious Diseases 34 31 30 28 15
    OUS - Department of Nephrology (Div Med) 15 14 10 2 7
    OUS - Department of Pulmonary Medicine 5 8 7 7 6
    OUS - Dept. of Gastroenterology (Div Medicine) 36 34 30 32 19
  OUS - Division of Mental Health and Addiction 156 146 155 162 110
    OUS - Addiction Treatment Research Units 11 12 9 14 12
    OUS - Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health 3 2 3 0 0
    OUS - Centre for National and Regional Mental Health Services 22 22 27 20 17
      OUS - Personality Disorders Research Unit 9 5 9 8 7
      OUS - Regional Department for Eating Disorders (RASP) 11 15 16 10 7
    OUS - Centre of Mental Health Services, local services 5 7 6 9 7
    OUS - Research and Development Mental Health 109 91 98 112 66
      OUS - Centre of Connected Care C3 0 0 0 0 1
      OUS - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Research Unit 10 6 9 7 3
      OUS - Psychosis Research (NORMENT) 83 76 86 93 57
      OUS - Section for treatment research 15 8 7 14 7
  OUS - Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 70 87 93 84 49
    OUS - Department of Gynaecology 26 32 21 31 16
      OUS - Department of Reproductive Medicine 6 10 8 5 2
    OUS - Department of Obstetrics 33 47 48 36 21
  OUS - Division of Orthopaedic Surgery 68 72 95 92 47
  OUS - Division of Oslo Hospital Services 111 97 99 109 69
    OUS - Avdeling for smittevern 1 2 0 0 1
    OUS - Forskningsstøtte 99 87 90 95 63
      OUS - Avdeling for forskningsadministrasjon og biobank 1 0 0 0 0
        OUS - Biobank og registerstøtte 1 0 0 0 0
      OUS - Oslo Centre for Biostatistics and Epidemiology 95 85 89 91 62
    OUS - Medisinsk teknologisk virksomhet 11 8 9 14 5
  OUS - Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine 122 148 156 185 89
    OUS - Department of Clinical Neurosciences for Children 14 19 22 23 11
    OUS - Department of Neonatal Intensive Care 14 15 16 13 9
    OUS - Department of Paediatric Medicine 65 59 64 89 33
    OUS - Department of Pediatric Research 19 33 26 38 15
  OUS - Division of Prehospital Service 15 11 17 12 15
    OUS - Prehospital Centre 15 11 16 12 13
  OUS - Division of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine 106 90 94 105 76
  OUS - Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Medicine and Transplantation 276 266 288 268 179
    OUS - Department of Gastrointestinal and Paediatric Surgery 56 57 56 60 43
      OUS - Department of Paediatric Surgery 4 4 4 5 2
    OUS - Department of Rheumatology, Dermatology and Infectious Diseases 83 76 92 78 46
      OUS - Dermatology Research Group 18 7 14 15 7
      OUS - Rheumatology Research Group 16 16 21 19 12
    OUS - Department of Transplantation Medicine 110 97 121 111 72
      OUS - Department of Nephrology Rikshospitalet (Div SIMT) 35 30 34 33 15
      OUS - Department of Transplantation Surgery 24 10 23 32 15
      OUS - Dept. of Gastroenterology RH (Div SIMT) 31 34 33 20 22
    OUS - Department of Urology 19 22 13 18 6
    OUS - Research Institute of Internal Medicine 75 75 76 73 39

 
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