Excellent articles for the first half-year of 2020

In order to stimulate excellent research and draw attention to the hospital’s research activity, Oslo University Hospital reward outstanding publications every half-year.

“The award winning articles cover a wide range of research that will benefit future patients in the form of improved treatment methods, more precise diagnostics, better follow-up and better understanding of risk factors. It is important for the hospital to highlight and reward outstanding research and praise for the long-term efforts that lie behind it”, says Director of Research, Innovation and Education Erlend B. Smeland.

Six research groups were awarded for their excellent papers published the first half-year of 2020 .

Read the the award-winning article “Hypokalemia Promotes Arrhythmia by Distinct Mechanisms in Atrial and Ventricular Myocytes ” published in Circulation Research.

Group leader and professor William E. Louch received the prize on behalf of all the authors:
Kiarash Tazmini, Michael Frisk, Alexandre Lewalle, Martin Laasmaa, Stefano Morotti, David B. Lipsett, Ornella Manfra, Jonas Skogested, Jan M. Aronsen, Ole M. Sejersted, Ivar Sjaastad, Andrew G. Edwards, Eleonora Grandi, Steven A. Niederer, Erik Øie, William E. Louch.