• Chronic fatigue is highly prevalent in survivors of autologous stem cell transplantation and associated with IL-6, neuroticism, cardiorespiratory fitness, and obesity 

      Smeland, Knut Bjøro; Loge, Jon Håvard; Aass, Hans Christian Dalsbotten; Aspelin, Trude; Bersvendsen, Hanne Skjerven; Bolstad, Nils; Fagerli, Unn-Merete; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Fluge, Øystein; Fosså, Alexander; Holte, Harald; Lund, May-Brith; Murbræch, Klaus; Reinertsen, Kristin Valborg; Stenehjem, Jo Steinson; Kiserud, Cecilie E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • Colorectal cancer screening with repeated fecal immunochemical test versus sigmoidoscopy: baseline results from a randomized trial 

      Randel, Kristin Ranheim; Schult, Anna Lisa; Botteri, Edoardo; Hoff, Geir; Bretthauer, Michael; Ursin, Giske; Natvig, Erik; Berstad, Paula; Jørgensen, Anita; Sandvei, Per Kristian; Olsen, Marie Kristin Ek; Frigstad, Svein Oskar; Darre-Næss, Ole; Norvard, Espen R.; Bolstad, Nils; Kørner, Hartwig; Wibe, Arne; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; de Lange, Thomas; Holme, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and aims: The comparative effectiveness of sigmoidoscopy and fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is unknown. Methods: Individuals aged 50-74 years living in South-East Norway ...
    • The effect of infliximab in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the BackToBasic study): study protocol of a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial 

      Gjefsen, Elisabeth; Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Goll, Guro Løvik; Wigemyr, Monica; Bolstad, Nils; Valberg, Morten; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Granviken, Fredrik; Selmer, Kaja Kristine; Johanessen, Anne Froholdt; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Dagestad, Magnhild Hammersland; Vetti, Nils; Bakland, Gunnstein; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Haavardsholm, Espen A.; Nilsen, Aksel Thuv; Holmgard, Thor Einar; Kadar, Thomas; Kvien, Tore Kristian; Skouen, Jan Sture; Grøvle, Lars; Brox, Jens Ivar; Espeland, Ansgar; Storheim, Kjersti; Zwart, John-Anker (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Low back pain is common and a significant number of patients experience chronic low back pain. Current treatment options offer small to moderate effects. Patients with vertebral bone marrow lesions visualized as Modic ...
    • Long‐term efficacy and safety of biosimilar infliximab (CT‐P13) after switching from originator infliximab: Open‐label extension of the NOR‐SWITCH trial 

      Goll, Guro Løvik; Jørgensen, Kristin Kaasen; Sexton, Joseph; Olsen, Inge Christoffer; Bolstad, Nils; Haavardsholm, Espen A.; Lundin, Knut Erik Aslaksen; Tveit, Kåre Steinar; Lorentzen, Merete; Berset, Ingrid Prytz; Fevang, Bjørg-Tilde Svanes; Kalstad, Synnøve; Ryggen, Kristin; Warren, David; Klaasen, Rolf; Asak, Øivind Wessel; Baigh, Somyeh; Blomgren, Ingrid; Brenna, Øystein; Bruun, Trude J; Dvergsnes, Katrine; Frigstad, Svein Oskar; Myrnes, Inger; Hatten, Ingvild Helgheim; Huppertz-Hauss, Gert; Henriksen, Magne; Hoie, Sunniva S.; Krogh, Jan Reidar; Midtgard, Irina P.; Mielnik, Pawel; Moum, Bjørn; Noraberg, Geir; Poyan, Armin; Prestegård, Ulf; Rashid, Haroon Ur; Strand, Eldri Kveine; Skjetne, Kristine; Seeberg, Kathrine; Torp, Roald; Ystrøm, Carl Magnus; Vold, Cecilia; Zettel, Camilla C.; Waksvik, Kenneth; Gulbrandsen, Bjørn; Hagfors, Jon; Mørk, Cato; Jahnsen, Jørgen; Kvien, Tore Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background and objectives The 52‐week, randomized, double‐blind, noninferiority, government‐funded NOR‐SWITCH trial demonstrated that switching from infliximab originator to less expensive biosimilar CT‐P13 was not ...
    • OXR1A, a Coactivator of PRMT5 Regulating Histone Arginine Methylation 

      Yang, Mingyi; Lin, Xiaolin; Segers, Filip; Suganthan, Rajikala; Hildrestrand, Gunn Annette; Rinholm, Johanne Egge; Aas, Per Arne; Sousa, Mirta; Holm, Sverre; Bolstad, Nils; Warren, David; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Johansen, Rune Forstrøm; Yndestad, Arne; Kristiansen, Elise; Klungland, Arne; Gomez, Luisa Fernanda Luna; Eide, Lars; Halvorsen, Bente; Aukrust, Pål; Bjørås, Magnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Oxidation resistance gene 1 (OXR1) protects cells against oxidative stress. We find that male mice with brain-specific isoform A knockout (Oxr1A−/−) develop fatty liver. RNA sequencing of male Oxr1A−/− liver indicates ...
    • Prognostic role of carcinoembryonic antigen and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in metastatic colorectal cancer: a BRAF-mutant subset with high CA 19-9 level and poor outcome 

      Thomsen, Maria; Skovlund, Eva; Sorbye, Halfdan; Bolstad, Nils; Nustad, Kjell Johannes; Glimelius, Bengt; Pfeiffer, Per; Kure, Elin Wenche Hegland; Johansen, Julia S.; Tveit, Magne Kjell; Christoffersen, Thoralf; Guren, Tormod Kyrre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Mutation status of RAS and BRAF, as well as serum levels of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9), are biomarkers used in clinical management of patients with gastrointestinal ...
    • Switching from originator infliximab to biosimilar CT-P13 compared with maintained treatment with originator infliximab (NOR-SWITCH): a 52-week, randomised, double-blind, non-inferiority trial 

      Jørgensen, Kristin Kaasen; Inge Christoffer, Olsen; Goll, Guro Løvik; Lorentzen, Merete; Bolstad, Nils; Haavardsholm, Espen A.; Lundin, Knut Erik Aslaksen; Mørk, Cato; Jahnsen, Jørgen; Kvien, Tore Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background TNF inhibitors have improved treatment of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, spondyloarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and chronic plaque psoriasis, but are expensive therapies. The aim ...