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Cathrine Rein Carlson

Group Leader & Senior Researcher

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Cathrine Rein Carlson joined IEMR in 2006. She has a broad background in biochemistry, molecular biology and signal transduction. She received Master’s degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 1989, and obtained a PhD at University of Oslo (UiO) in 1994.

She has previously been employed at the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, and Oregon Health & Sciences University, USA.

Research area

  • Molecular Cardiology

Latest publications

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Mathiesen SB, Lunde M, Stensland M, Martinsen M, Nyman TA, Christensen G, Carlson CR (2020)
The Cardiac Syndecan-2 Interactome
Front Cell Dev Biol, 8, 792
PubMed 32984315 DOI 10.3389/fcell.2020.00792
Rønning SB, Carlson CR, Aronsen JM, Pisconti A, Høst V, Lunde M, Liland KH, Sjaastad I, Kolset SO, Christensen G, Pedersen ME (2020)
Syndecan-4-/- Mice Have Smaller Muscle Fibers, Increased Akt/mTOR/S6K1 and Notch/HES-1 Pathways, and Alterations in Extracellular Matrix Components
Front Cell Dev Biol, 8, 730
PubMed 32850844 DOI 10.3389/fcell.2020.00730
Herum KM, Romaine A, Wang A, Melleby AO, Strand ME, Pacheco J, Braathen B, Dunér P, Tønnessen T, Lunde IG, Sjaastad I, Brakebusch C, McCulloch AD, Gomez MF, Carlson CR, Christensen G (2020)
Syndecan-4 Protects the Heart From the Profibrotic Effects of Thrombin-Cleaved Osteopontin
J Am Heart Assoc, 9 (3), e013518
PubMed 32000579 DOI 10.1161/JAHA.119.013518
Skogestad J, Aronsen JM, Tovsrud N, Wanichawan P, Hougen K, Stokke MK, Carlson CR, Sjaastad I, Sejersted OM, Swift F (2020)
Coupling of the Na+/K+-ATPase to Ankyrin B controls Na+/Ca2+ exchanger activity in cardiomyocytes
Cardiovasc Res, 116 (1), 78-90
PubMed 30949686 DOI 10.1093/cvr/cvz087
Mathiesen SB, Lunde M, Aronsen JM, Romaine A, Kaupang A, Martinsen M, de Souza GA, Nyman TA, Sjaastad I, Christensen G, Carlson CR (2019)
The cardiac syndecan-4 interactome reveals a role for syndecan-4 in nuclear translocation of muscle LIM protein (MLP)
J Biol Chem, 294 (22), 8717-8731
PubMed 30967474 DOI 10.1074/jbc.RA118.006423
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