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Henriette Schermacher Marstein

Doctoral Research Fellow

Sjaastad group

Academic interests

Organ outcome and associations with cytokines in juvenile dermatomyositis

With Particular focus upon:
– Cardiac dysfunction in relation to adipose tissue distribution
– Pulmonary function
– Bone mineral content and homeostasis

General interests
– Inflammation
– Metabolic syndrome
– Molecular Biology

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Research area

  • Clinical research
  • Diastolic dysfunction

Latest publications

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Marstein HS, Godang K, Flatø B, Sjaastad I, Bollerslev J, Sanner H (2021)
Bone mineral density and explanatory factors in children and adults with juvenile dermatomyositis at long term follow-up; a cross sectional study
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J, 19 (1), 56
PubMed 33902632 DOI 10.1186/s12969-021-00543-z
Marstein H, Schwartz T, Aaløkken TM, Lund MB, Flatø B, Sjaastad I, Sanner H (2020)
Novel associations between cytokines and pulmonary involvement in juvenile dermatomyositis - a cross-sectional study of long-term disease
Rheumatology (Oxford), 59 (8), 1862-1870
PubMed 31740970 DOI 10.1093/rheumatology/kez531
Berntsen KS, Raastad T, Marstein H, Kirkhus E, Merckoll E, Cumming KT, Flatø B, Sjaastad I, Sanner H (2020)
Functional and Structural Adaptations of Skeletal Muscle in Long-Term Juvenile Dermatomyositis: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study
Arthritis Rheumatol, 72 (5), 837-848
PubMed 31746550 DOI 10.1002/art.41174
Mohammadzadeh N, Lunde IG, Andenæs K, Strand ME, Aronsen JM, Skrbic B, Marstein HS, Bandlien C, Nygård S, Gorham J, Sjaastad I, Chakravarti S, Christensen G, Engebretsen KVT, Tønnessen T (2019)
The extracellular matrix proteoglycan lumican improves survival and counteracts cardiac dilatation and failure in mice subjected to pressure overload
Sci Rep, 9 (1), 9206
PubMed 31235849 DOI 10.1038/s41598-019-45651-9
Skrbic B, Engebretsen KV, Strand ME, Lunde IG, Herum KM, Marstein HS, Sjaastad I, Lunde PK, Carlson CR, Christensen G, Bjørnstad JL, Tønnessen T (2015)
Lack of collagen VIII reduces fibrosis and promotes early mortality and cardiac dilatation in pressure overload in mice
Cardiovasc Res, 106 (1), 32-42
PubMed 25694587 DOI 10.1093/cvr/cvv041
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