Oslo University Hospital has awarded 6 excellent articles for the first half-year of 2016

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

Six research groups were awarded for their excellent papers published during the first half-year of 2016 during a ceremony November 18th. 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.

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.

Award winners first half-year of 2016:

Erlend Strønen et al. Member of Johanna Olweus Immunotherapy and Antigen presentation group

Targeting of cancer neoantigens with donor-derived T cell receptor repertoires.
Strønen E, Toebes M, Kelderman S, van Buuren MM, Yang W, van Rooij N, Donia M, Böschen ML, Lund-Johansen F, Olweus J, Schumacher TN.
Science. 2016 Jun 10;352(6291):1337-41. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf2288.
PMID: 27198675 

Michael Bretthauer et al.

Population-Based Colonoscopy Screening for Colorectal Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Bretthauer M, Kaminski MF, Løberg M, Zauber AG, Regula J, Kuipers EJ, Hernán MA, McFadden E, Sunde A, Kalager M, Dekker E, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Garborg K, Rupinski M, Spaander MC, Bugajski M, Høie O, Stefansson T, Hoff G, Adami HO; Nordic-European Initiative on Colorectal Cancer (NordICC) Study Group..
JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jul 1;176(7):894-902. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0960.
PMID: 27214731

Christina S. Fjeldbo et al. Member of Heidi Lyng's Clinical Radiation Biology group

Integrative Analysis of DCE-MRI and Gene Expression Profiles in Construction of a Gene Classifier for Assessment of Hypoxia-Related Risk of Chemoradiotherapy Failure in Cervical Cancer.
Fjeldbo CS, Julin CH, Lando M, Forsberg MF, Aarnes EK, Alsner J, Kristensen GB, Malinen E, Lyng H.
Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Aug 15;22(16):4067-76. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-15-2322.
PMID: 27012812

Lars Tjelta Westlye et al.

Subcortical volumetric abnormalities in bipolar disorder.
Hibar DP, Westlye LT, van Erp TG, Rasmussen J, Leonardo CD, Faskowitz J, Haukvik UK, Hartberg CB, Doan NT, Agartz I, Dale AM, Gruber O, Krämer B, Trost S, Liberg B, Abé C, Ekman CJ, Ingvar M, Landén M, Fears SC, Freimer NB, Bearden CE; Costa Rica/Colombia Consortium for Genetic Investigation of Bipolar Endophenotypes., Sprooten E, Glahn DC, Pearlson GD, Emsell L, Kenney J, Scanlon C, McDonald C, Cannon DM, Almeida J, Versace A, Caseras X, Lawrence NS, Phillips ML, Dima D, Delvecchio G, Frangou S, Satterthwaite TD, Wolf D, Houenou J, Henry C, Malt UF, Bøen E, Elvsåshagen T, Young AH, Lloyd AJ, Goodwin GM, Mackay CE, Bourne C, Bilderbeck A, Abramovic L, Boks MP, van Haren NE, Ophoff RA, Kahn RS, Bauer M, Pfennig A, Alda M, Hajek T, Mwangi B, Soares JC, Nickson T, Dimitrova R, Sussmann JE, Hagenaars S, Whalley HC, McIntosh AM, Thompson PM, Andreassen OA.
Mol Psychiatry. 2016 Dec;21(12):1710-1716. doi: 10.1038/mp.2015.227.
PMID: 26857596

Ylva Haig et al.

Post-thrombotic syndrome after catheter-directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis (CaVenT): 5-year follow-up results of an open-label, randomised controlled trial.
Haig Y, Enden T, Grøtta O, Kløw NE, Slagsvold CE, Ghanima W, Sandvik L, Hafsahl G, Holme PA, Holmen LO, Njaaastad AM, Sandbæk G, Sandset PM; CaVenT Study Group..
Lancet Haematol. 2016 Feb;3(2):e64-71. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(15)00248-3.
PMID: 26853645

Nicolai Tegn et al.

Invasive versus conservative strategy in patients aged 80 years or older with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris (After Eighty study): an open-label randomised controlled trial.
Tegn N, Abdelnoor M, Aaberge L, Endresen K, Smith P, Aakhus S, Gjertsen E, Dahl-Hofseth O, Ranhoff AH, Gullestad L, Bendz B; After Eighty study investigators..
Lancet. 2016 Mar 12;387(10023):1057-65. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01166-6.
PMID: 26794722

Awards for excellent articles for the first halv-year of 2016 were received by (from left): Nicolai K. Tegn, Christina S. Fjeldbo, Erlend Strønen, Ole A. Andreassen, Mette Kalager and Ylva Haig. 


News article from oslo-universitetssykehus.no, with presentations in Norwegian of each of the award winning artcles:

Priser for fremragende forskningsartikler 1. halvår 2016

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