2003 Dr. Philos. Medical faculty, University of Oslo, (Skeletal muscle dysfunction and calcium handling in heart failure)
1992 Cand. Scient. in Biochemistry, University of Oslo, (Quantification and characterisation of ryanodine sensitive calcium channel in skeletal muscle)
1980 Chemical engineer, Bergen college of engineering
2011-2012 Visiting researcher at Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska institutet, Stockholm (Håkan Westerblads lab)
2008-present Senior research scientist, IEMR, OUS, Oslo, Norway
2005- Research scientist, IEMR, OUS, Oslo, Norway
2003- Post doc, IEMR, OUS, Oslo, Norway
1993- Biochemist, IEMR, OUS, Oslo, Norway
Funding, Employment information
Project manager for the “TRUST” project, a joint project between OUS and Norwegian school of sport sciences (NIH) (Skeletal muscle alterations after local muscle training in heart failure patients).
Founded by OUS, NIH, Norwegian heath association, The research council of Norway and University of Oslo
Director of OUS prize for eminent research (2005 and 2007),
and for early start of supervising on PhD level (2006).