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

Award winners during the ceremony (photo Marethe Falch)

Six research groups were awarded for their excellent papers published during the second half-year of 2016 during a ceremony June 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.


Award winners, excellent articles for the second half-year of 2017 (first or last author affiliated to OUH)

Journal: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (journal impact factor 12.485)
First author: Astrid Stray-Pedersen

Stray-Pedersen A, Sorte HS, Samarakoon P, Gambin T, Chinn IK, Coban Akdemir ZH, Erichsen HC, Forbes LR, Gu S, Yuan B, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Rødningen OK, Sheng Y, Nicholas SK, Noroski LM, Seeborg FO, Davis CM, Canter DL, Mace EM, Vece TJ, Allen CE, Abhyankar HA, Boone PM, Beck CR et al. (2016)
Primary immunodeficiency diseases: Genomic approaches delineate heterogeneous Mendelian disorders
J Allergy Clin Immunol, 139 (1), 232-245
PubMed 27577878


Journal: Blood (journal impact factor 11.847)
First author: June Helen Myklebust

Myklebust JH, Brody J, Kohrt HE, Kolstad A, Czerwinski DK, Wälchli S, Green MR, Trøen G, Liestøl K, Beiske K, Houot R, Delabie J, Alizadeh AA, Irish JM, Levy R (2016)
Distinct patterns of B-cell receptor signaling in non-Hodgkin lymphomas identified by single-cell profiling
Blood, 129 (6), 759-770
PubMed 28011673


Journal: Cell Reports (journal impact factor 7.87)
Last author: Therese Sørlie

Lesurf R, Aure MR, Mørk HH, Vitelli V, Oslo Breast Cancer Research Consortium (OSBREAC), Lundgren S, Børresen-Dale AL, Kristensen V, Wärnberg F, Hallett M, Sørlie T (2016)
Molecular Features of Subtype-Specific Progression from Ductal Carcinoma In Situ to Invasive Breast Cancer
Cell Rep, 16 (4), 1166-79
PubMed 27396337


Journal: European Heart Journal (journal impact factor 15.064)
Last author: Lars Gullestad

Kleveland O, Kunszt G, Bratlie M, Ueland T, Broch K, Holte E, Michelsen AE, Bendz B, Amundsen BH, Espevik T, Aakhus S, Damås JK, Aukrust P, Wiseth R, Gullestad L (2016)
Effect of a single dose of the interleukin-6 receptor antagonist tocilizumab on inflammation and troponin T release in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial
Eur Heart J, 37 (30), 2406-13
PubMed 27161611


Journal: Nature (journal impact factor 38.138)
First author: John Arne Dahl, last author: Arne Klungland

Dahl JA, Jung I, Aanes H, Greggains GD, Manaf A, Lerdrup M, Li G, Kuan S, Li B, Lee AY, Preissl S, Jermstad I, Haugen MH, Suganthan R, Bjørås M, Hansen K, Dalen KT, Fedorcsak P, Ren B, Klungland A (2016)
Broad histone H3K4me3 domains in mouse oocytes modulate maternal-to-zygotic transition
Nature, 537 (7621), 548-552
PubMed 27626377


Journal: Brain (journal impact factor 10.103)
First author: Roar Fjær, last author: Katja Kristine Selmer

Moen MN, Fjær R, Hamdani EH, Laerdahl JK, Menchini RJ, Vigeland MD, Sheng Y, Undlien DE, Hassel B, Salih MA, El Khashab HY, Selmer KK, Chaudhry FA (2016)
Pathogenic variants in KCTD7 perturb neuronal K+ fluxes and glutamine transport
Brain, 139 (Pt 12), 3109-3120
PubMed 27742667


 

Award winners, exellent artcies, second half-year of 2016.
From left: Roar Fjær, Peter Fedorcsak, Lars Gullestad, June Myklebust, Therese Sørlie and Asbjørg Stray-Pedersen (photo: Margrethe Falch)
 
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