PhD students

Ole Henrik Myrdal, MD
Email: omyrda@
Main Supervisor: May Brit Lund. Co-supervisors: Johny Kongerud and Liv Ingunn Bjoner Sikkeland
Main focus area: Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Title PhD project: Pulmonary function and cardiorespiratory fitness in young long-term survivors of severe blood disorders treated with or without allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation

Mariann Ulvestad, MD
Email: mariann.ulvestad
Main Supervisor: Elisabet Edvardsen (Department of Pulmonary Medicine, OUS, Ullevål). Co-supervisors: May Brit Lund. Co-investigators: Johny Kongerud and Michael Thomas Durheim
Main focus area: Lung Transplantation and Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Title PhD project: High Intensity Training following Lung Transplantation

Geir Klepaker, MD
Main Supervisor: Johny Kongerud. Co-supervisor: Anne Kristin Fell (Telemark Central Hospital).
Main focus area: Population study, asthma phenotypes,  and next generation gene sequencing
Title PhD project: Dissecting asthma phenotypes in adults by combining clinical data, inflammatory markers and next-generation gene sequencing.

Medical Student Research Programme

Torstein Watne, Medical student
Main Supervisor:  Are Holm.
Main focus area: Lung transplantation
Title project:

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